Life at USC


At USC, students enjoy the beauty and the tranquility of a traditional American university campus in the midst of a hugely diverse and exciting urban center. USC International Academy students benefit from countless opportunities to engage in campus life, explore the community, and create lasting experiences.

Through more than 750 clubs and organizations; intramural, club and Division I sports; student government; and arts and cultural events, USC students challenge each other outside the classroom as well in it. Enrich your experience by taking advantage of the resources and activities available to you.

Weekly Activities – Explore Los Angeles with your Academy friends and classmates!
Transportation – Learn how to get around USC and Los Angeles.
Safety – Tips on being safe on and off campus.
Health & Wellness – Stay healthy and be well!
Getting Involved – Resources to help you play an active role in campus life.
Pre-Arrival Guide – Everything you need to know before you arrive at USC.
Move-in Guide – Information on Gateway Apartments, banking, grocery and household essential shopping, as well as transportation.
International Academy Meal Plan – USC Hospitality offers an exclusive meal plan for International Academy students.