Brightspace Summer Updates and Training Reminders

In preparation for the Fall semester, ITS and CET are offering USC Brightspace Faculty Institutes, as well as additional one hour training opportunities. Find more information on CET’s Events Calendar.

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Announcement
Moh El-Naggar

June 14, 2024 Dear Dornsife faculty, staff, and students, I am excited to share that Dr. Mohamed “Moh” Y. El-Naggar will serve as Interim Dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, effective June 15, 2024. He will remain in this position until a permanent dean is identified in the upcoming search.…

USC students attend the 17th annual Visions & Voices Arts Fest Spark! as part of Welcome Week on August 18th, 2022

June 5, 2024 Dear USC Faculty, I want to publicly thank the members of the 2023-2024 University Committee on Academic Review (UCAR). This dedicated group of faculty has played a critical role in our university’s commitment to academic excellence. UCAR is comprised of faculty from across the university who are charged with conducting periodic reviews…

Transition at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

May 29, 2024 Dear USC Dornsife faculty, staff, and students,  I write today to share the bittersweet news that Dr. Amber Miller will step down as the Anna H. Bing Dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences effective June 15, 2024, to become the president of the William and Flora Hewlett…

USC Entrance sign
General images of University Park Campus, July9, 2019. (Photo/Gus Ruelas)

May 16, 2024 Dear Faculty, I write today to offer my gratitude to the members of the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 University Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (UCAPT) panels. This distinguished group of faculty has provided recommendations to me that are crucial to our university’s commitment to building and sustaining academic excellence. UCAPT is comprised…

Student Academic Accommodations for Finals
McCarthy Honors College exterior

The recent events on campus have been challenging and disruptive for us all. As we did during the COVID pandemic we have put in place a process to support you. If you feel that your ability to prepare for final exams, projects, or assignments has been impacted, there are resources available to you.  For academic accommodations: Contact…

Enhanced Academic Accommodations
McCarthy Honors College exterior

Faculty The recent events on campus have been challenging and disruptive for us all. We also have heard from many students who are concerned about their safety on campus and/or their ability to focus on final exams, projects, and assignments. It is important that we be ready to support all of our students through the…

Important Campus Update
Bovard Administration Building

** Updated at 4:04pm** April 24, 2024 Dear USC community, I want to give you an update on what has been happening on our campus today. As always, our highest priority and responsibility is to protect the safety of our community and ensure our academic programs and university activities continue unabated.  I also want to…

Important update on 2024 commencement
2019 USC Commencement
Procession at the 136th commencement at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. May 10th, 2019. Photo by David Sprague

April 15, 2024 Dear USC community, At this time of year, all talk about commencement should focus on the tremendous accomplishments of our 19,000-plus graduates, their friends, their families, and the staff and faculty who have been such a critical part of their journeys. As I walk around our campuses, there’s a palpable sense of…

Announcing Franita Tolson as Dean of the USC Gould School of Law
Dean Franita Tolson

On behalf of President Folt, I am excited to announce that Franita Tolson has been appointed as the new dean of the USC Gould School of Law, effective April 1, 2024. Dean Tolson will hold the Carl Mason Franklin Chair in Law.