Emergency Information

Current conditions

The university is open with event security access screenings.

Updated 9 a.m. Monday 5/6:

USC’s University Park Campus is open to students, faculty, staff, registered guests. It is also open to known vendors with confirmation of work.

Vehicles can enter through the McCarthy Way and McClintock Avenue gates. All parking garages are open. Pedestrian entry points are available through McCarthy Way and Figueroa Street; McClintock Avenue and Childs Way; and Watt Way and 34th Street. Please review the access controls currently in place.

Call the USC Department of Public Safety
University Park Campus: 213-740-4321
Health Sciences Campus: 323-442-1000

COVID-19 safety resources: USC encourages students, faculty and staff to practice good hygiene when coming to campus and interacting with each other. Test if you may have had an exposure, and test before and after attending a gathering or returning from travel (days 3-5 after potential exposure are recommended). Visit USC’s Covid-19 Resource Center for more information.

What to know during an emergency

During an emergency, it’s important to be prepared. Here are some helpful resources and answers to commonly asked questions to ensure your safety. Being informed and ready can make all the difference.

Stay Informed

Your safety is our top priority. Stay informed about any current emergency situations at USC and prioritize your well-being with the help of the university’s reliable notification systems.

Text Alerts


What you should know

Safety Tips