USC’s beautiful and historic University Park campus is a great destination for visitors to Los Angeles. This video offers a preview of what’s in store when you come to campus–classic architecture, park-like grounds, museums, cafés, entertainment and more.
Beyond the classroom, USC offers an exciting array of activities. Every student has the opportunity to pursue extracurricular interests, including leadership opportunities, recreational sports, a rich spiritual life and a variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities.
USC Arts and Events Calendar – the most up-to-date list of on campus events
USC Fisher Gallery – contains both contemporary and old master exhibitions and provides tours, lectures, music and other events to enhance the viewing experience
USC Spectrum – brings a season of nationally and internationally known artists to campus each year for the education and entertainment of the USC community
Visions and Voices – highlights USC’s excellence in the arts and humanities, the initiative provides a unique, inspiring, and provocative experience for all USC students, regardless of discipline, and challenges them to embrace a level of engagement with the performing arts that goes beyond mere passive consumption
Community Service – The Volunteer Center is a primarily student-run department within the Division of Student Affairs that offers exciting opportunities for students, alumni, faculty, and staff to get involved with the community. Each year, the Volunteer Center organizes numerous service projects, identifies volunteer opportunities
Lyon Recreation Center – features the Main Gym, 21,800 sq. ft. for basketball, badminton, volleyball; the Klug Family Fitness Center (weight room); an auxiliary gym (cardiovascular equipment); the Robinson Fitness Room (SCycling bikes); a stretching room; racquetball and squash courts; a climbing wall; ping pong tables; a group exercise studio; a sauna and Jacuzzi; and a Pro Shop for equipment rentals and sales
USC Trojan Athletics – has a strong tradition of excellence – since 1912, USC is the only university in the world to have a gold medal-winning athlete in every summer Olympiad
USC Ticket Office – the outlet for all USC athletic event tickets as well as USC arts and entertainment events and discounted tickets for local attractions
USC offers personal enrichment courses for students including classes in music, dance, acting, nutrition, stress management, animation, game development, film and television production, screenwriting and calligraphy. A list of these 2-unit courses is available for each academic term in the left-hand menu under the Schedule of Classes.