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Welcome Experience

Intentional programs hosted within the first 6 weeks of each semester to support student needs as they become acclimated and need support.                    

Thursday January 5, 2023
4-7pm I McCarthy Quad 
Spring Into SC is a welcome event for spring admits and new transfers occurring at the end of their Orientation day. Join us for fun activities, music from a DJ, food and more!

Friday January 6, 2023
10-11:30am I Galen Center
Convocation
President Carol L. Folt invites you to the New Student Convocation, a celebration welcoming all incoming students on behalf of the USC community.
Share your welcome experience and show your Trojan spirit on social media! #WelcomeToUSC #OfficialTrojan 

Tuesday, January 17, 2023- Friday, January 20, 2023
University Park Campus I Various Locations 
Hazing Prevention Week will share resources, information and fun interactive workshops with students and student organizations wanting to learn more about hazing and ways to be active members of the university community. 

Late Night SC Events Week 2
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Evening Time I Location TBD 
Plant your Goals
Come plant succulents and plant your 2023 goals in the soil. Watch your plant and your growth over the semester. 

Friday, January 20,2023
Evening Time I Location TBD 
Exercise Night 
Join an exercise instructor for a night of movement. More details to come. 

Saturday January 21,2023
Evening Time I Location TBD
Lunar New Year Celebration 
Celebrate the new year with fellow students. 

Saturday, January 21, 2023 
9am-2pm I Location around Los Angeles
Friends and Neighbors Day (FND) is one of our most popular community service programs. Students are introduced to incredible volunteer opportunities at various nonprofits throughout the Los Angeles area. Participate in an event and make an impact in our surrounding community. Come have a great time with fellow Trojans at FND.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023-Thursday January 26, 2023
11am-2pm I Trousdale Parkway
Spring Involvement Fair 
Come meet some of the 1000+ student clubs and organizations available at USC. J talk to various club members and find your community here at SC. Different organizations will be tabling each day of the Involvement Fair and all registered and Recognized Student Organizations can be found on EngageSC. Download the App for group and event information. https://engage.usc.edu 

Late Night SC Events Week 3
Thursday January 26, 2023
8pm I Tommy’s Place 
Tommy-Oke hosted by Trojan Event Services. Show off your singing skills or just have fun with your fellow students at this event. Tommy-Oke is hosted every other Thursday for your enjoyment. 

Friday January 27, 2023
8-11pm I Pardee Lawn 
LNSC x SAGE host: Last Friday Movie Night 
Join Late Night SC (LNSC) and the Student Assembly for Gender Empowerment (SAGE) for a movie night on the lawn. Food and activities will be available for students to enjoy before the move begins. Movie: TBD. LNSC hosts a monthly movie event the first or last Friday of each month. Follow the Campus Activities newsletter or Instagram for more details. 

Saturday January 28, 2023
Evening Time I Off Campus Location 
**Tentative** Excursion to World of Illusion Los Angeles
Come join our many Light Night SC excursion programs. This week we will be taking students to World of Illusion. Sign up early to reserve your spot. RSVP with EngageSC. Look for more LNSC excursion events to come. 

*Light Night SC events occur every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights through the academic year. See our monthly events calendar for details or follow the Campus Activities newsletter or Instagram for more details.

Saturday, February 11, 2023
9am-2pm I Location around Los Angeles
Friends and Neighbors Day (FND) is one of our most popular community service programs. Students are introduced to incredible volunteer opportunities at various nonprofits throughout the Los Angeles area. Participate in an event and make an impact in our surrounding community. Come have a great time with fellow Trojans at FND.                                

Welcome Experience events are open to all USC Students. While most USC Welcome Experience events and programs are usually limited to USC students via their USC Net ID, there are some USC Welcome Experience events that the whole Trojan Family can enjoy! Events will indicate if they are open to families in their description.

Welcome Experience Signature Events

Welcome Experience Resources

Visit the Welcome Experience Resources page to learn more about adding your events to the Welcome Experience calendar, download logos and sample marketing material and more resources.