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Health and Safety#

  • Who do I call if . . . ?

  • Counseling and Mental Health

    • (213) 740-9355 – 24/7 on call
    • studenthealth.usc.edu/counseling
    • Free and confidential mental health treatment for students, including short-term psychotherapy, group counseling, stress fitness workshops, and crisis intervention.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    • 1 (800) 273-8255 – 24/7 on call
    • suicidepreventionlifeline.org
    • Free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Services (RSVP)

    • (213) 740-9355(WELL), press β€œ0” after hours – 24/7 on call
    • studenthealth.usc.edu/sexual-assault
    • Free and confidential therapy services, workshops, and training for situations related to gender-based harm.
  • Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX (EEO-TIX)

    • (213) 740-5086 - Concerns involving faculty and staff misconduct
    • (213) 821-8298 - Concerns involving for student misconduct (Title IX)
    • eeotix.usc.edu
    • Information about how to get help or help someone affected by harassment or discrimination, rights of protected classes, reporting options, and additional resources for students, faculty, staff, visitors, and applicants.
  • Reporting Incidents of Bias or Harassment

    • (213) 740-5086 or (213) 821-8298
    • usc-advocate.symplicity.com/care_report
    • Avenue to report incidents of bias, hate crimes, and microaggressions to the Office of Equity and Diversity |Title IX for appropriate investigation, supportive measures, and response.
  • The Office of Disability Services and Programs

    • (213) 740-0776
    • dsp.usc.edu
    • Support and accommodations for students with disabilities. Services include assistance in providing readers/notetakers/interpreters, special accommodations for test taking needs, assistance with architectural barriers, assistive technology, and support for individual needs.
  • USC Campus Support and Intervention

    • (213) 821-4710
    • campussupport.usc.edu
    • Assists students and families in resolving complex personal, financial, and academic issues adversely affecting their success as a student.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at USC

    • (213) 740-2101
    • diversity.usc.edu
    • Information on events, programs and training, the Provost’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, Diversity Liaisons for each academic school, chronology, participation, and various resources for students.
  • USC Emergency – 24/7 on call

    • UPC: (213) 740-4321
    • HSC: (323) 442-1000
    • dps.usc.edu, emergency.usc.edu
    • Emergency assistance and avenue to report a crime. Latest updates regarding safety, including ways in which instruction will be continued if an officially declared emergency makes travel to campus infeasible.
  • USC Department of Public Safety – 24/7 on call

    • UPC: (213) 740-6000
    • HSC: (323) 442-120
    • dps.usc.edu
    • Non-emergency assistance or information.

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