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Where to Get Help

    Crime in Progress

    For a crime in progress on or near campus, or if a member of our community is in immediate danger, call the Department of Public Safety’s DPS Emergency Line,
    (213) 740-4321 , available 24/7/365.
  • In case of sexual assault on a student

    for confidential counseling and advocacy call the Center for Women and Men, 213-740-4900, available 24/7/365.
  • To access information during an emergency click here

    or call for information on emergencies: (213) 740-9233
  • Trojans Care for Trojans

    (TC4T) is an initiative within the Division of Student Affairs that empowers students to take action when they are concerned about a Trojan. The TC4T website serves as an interactive resource for Trojans who seek to help fellow Trojans challenged with personal difficulties. Along with educational videos, the site features a list of campus and community resources. There is also an anonymous request form.
  • Anonymous reporting

    You can report suspicious or criminal activity in any of these anonymous ways: through the Trojans Care for Trojans program by text to 274637 (start the message with TC4T followed by a space) or this website, or through the smart phone app TipSubmit.
  • Child Abuse

    To report suspected child abuse of, or by, a person associated with USC, of if there is a crime in progress on or near campus, call the DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321.

    In addition, if you suspect child abuse, also call LAPD or the Child Protection Hotline: (800) 540-4000. (If you are outside the City of Los Angeles, call local law enforcement.) If you are a mandated reporter under state law, this report is legally required.

    If you have general concerns about possible abuse of a minor, you may also contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, 213-740-5086.

  • Sexual assault

    For a crime in progress on or near campus, call the DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321. You may also call LAPD.

    In case of sexual assault on a student, for confidential counseling and advocacy call the Center for Women and Men, 213-740-4900.

    In case of sexual assault on a staff or faculty member, call the Office of Equity and Diversity (213) 740-5086.

    For confidential off-campus treatment or counseling, call the Rape Treatment Center,(310) 319-4000.

  • Harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation

    For questions or concerns, or to make complaints, call the Office of Equity and Diversity 213-740-5086.
  • Title IX and Age Discrimination

    Complaints can be made to Jody Shipper, Director, Equity & Diversity, USC Credit Union Bldg. (213) 740-5086
  • Danger to self or others

    For a crime in progress on or near campus, or if a member of our community is in immediate danger, call the Department of Public Safety’s DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321 .

    If you are concerned that a student may be a danger to self or others, call the Student Counseling Service (213) 740-7711, or use the Trojans Care for Trojans (TC4T) website click here.

    If you are concerned that an employee is a danger to self or others, call the Center for Work and Family Life (213) 821-0800

  • Violence in the workplace

    For a crime in progress on or near campus, or if a member of our community is in immediate danger, call the Department of Public Safety’s DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321 .

    If there is no immediate threat, call the office of Equity and Diversity at (213) 740-5086.

  • NCAA rules issues

    For concerns, call (213) 821 4290.
  • Compliance, accounting, and audit issues, or misappropriation of university assets

    The Hotline is (213) 740-2500.
  • Domestic Violence

    See the policy on Mandated Reports at www.usc.edu/policies
  • Elder abuse, or injury by firearm

    See the policy on Mandated Reports at www.usc.edu/policies
  • Counseling and consultation

    For faculty and staff, the Center for Work and Family Life provides confidential services. Call (213) 821-0800 or click here. For students, the Student Counseling Service provides confidential service. Call (213) 740-7711
  • Earthquakes

    For an earthquake map, click here
  • For emergency preparedness information

    Click here
  • Travel emergencies

    • If the emergency constitutes serious illness or injury, go to the nearest medical facility.
    • If the emergency constitutes a threat to one's personal safety (e.g. civil unrest, acts of terror, war, natural disaster, etc.), consult local authorities and/or the U.S. Embassy.
    • When out of immediate danger, if additional emergency assistance is needed from USC, call the Travel Emergency Hotline. Collect calls will be accepted. The hotline is available 24/7/365. USC Travel Emergency Hotline: 213-821-1042

  • Other local and USC resources

    Click here

  • For matters not addressed here

    Students should look at SCampus to determine the appropriate office in the Student Affairs division. Faculty should consult the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs or the President of the Academic Senate. Staff should inquire of the University Director of Human Resources.