Brightspace Access & 2024 Training Registration Now Available

As we embark on the new calendar year, we continue to prepare for our new LMS system, Brightspace, for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 coursework. As of today, all faculty can now access Brightspace, along with all staff who are currently using Blackboard. You can access Brightspace by visiting and logging in with your USC credentials. Explore…

Message to USC Faculty

Dear Colleagues, Welcome back, and happy first week of classes! I hope you all had a restful and restorative winter break. Our community of USC faculty is an extraordinary group. You are the heartbeat of campus and the student experience. As we embark on the Spring 2024 semester, I am so grateful for the incredible…

Announcing the new Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

Suzanne Wenzel will serve as the next Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, effective January 1, 2024.

Announcing Brett Steele as Dean of the USC School of Architecture

USC will welcome Brett Steele as dean of the USC School of Architecture, effective February 1, 2024. Dean Steele will hold the Della & Harry MacDonald Dean’s Chair in Architecture.

Message from Provost Guzman and SVP Washington

Dr. Christopher Manning, Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CIDO), will be leaving USC on February 2, 2024, to serve as Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity at San Diego State University.

Update on Free Speech, Expectations and Policies

USC as created a new website on freedom of expression, designed to help everyone in our community better understand free speech at the university.

Brightspace at USC 2024 All-Faculty Access Date and Training Announcement

All faculty and instructors will gain access to Brightspace at USC as well as training on January 16, 2024.

Retirement of Executive Vice Provost Kelvin J. A. Davies

EVP Davies will retire December 31, 2023. We are grateful for his many years of service to USC!

Fall 2023 Good Neighbors Campaign

USC’s Good Neighbors Campaign for Fall 2023 has been extended through November 10, 2023. Give back today!

Update on Campus Hate Speech and New Government Actions Regarding Antisemitism and Islamophobia

USC publicly and unequivocally denounces antisemitism, Islamophobia, racism, and xenophobia.