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Supporting Students, Staff, and Faculty of All National Origins and Immigration Status

At this resource page, USC students, staff, and faculty of all national origins and immigration status can find legal aid, medical and counseling services, financial advice and assistance, and other advocacy support from offices and departments across the university. The page organizes support communities at USC and across Los Angeles in one location, and provides links to Frequently Asked Questions on U.S. government policy. USC policies and statements are included as well, including President Nikias' recent op-ed in The Hill urging Congress to find a solution to DACA. Read More »

Interim Dean Announcement for Keck School of Medicine

On behalf of President Nikias, I am writing to inform you that Dr. Laura Mosqueda, chair of the Department of Family Medicine and associate dean of primary care, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, while continuing to perform her other academic and administrative roles. Read More »

Amicus Brief in support of scholars of all national origins

USC joined 30 other colleges and universities to encourage the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the federal travel ban affecting international students, faculty and staff from six countries. The institutions argued that the international populations are vital to the culture and community on campuses across the United States. From the amicus brief: Read More »

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