Student Wellness

Student Wellness: Understanding and addressing student food and housing insecurity

USC is committed to the health and success of students. Ensuring student wellness is of paramount importance. The deans of the Initiative Steering Committee recognized that USC is not immune to the issue of food and housing insecurity that has affected students at institutions of higher education nationwide and pledged a strong focus on “taking care of our own”. This section provides a variety of information on the work of the initiative and resources for students.

Student Resources

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Student Survey

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Share Your Story

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General Resources for Food and Housing

Below is a list of resources that are available to anyone, especially students. Learn more

Information on Housing and Hunger in Education

Resources and Advocacy for K-12 and College Students Experiencing Homelessness Learn more

Guide to CalFresh Benefits

n independent, authoritative resource for advocates in California helping low-income households get and keep their CalFresh benefits. Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

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USC Students In Action

  • Students Helping Students

    Service projects developed by students. Learn more

  • Students in the Community

    Community involvement efforts by USC students. Learn more

  • USC Student Basic Needs Updates

    Latest resources available for USC students. Learn more