Library, Research, Streaming, and Writing Services
- USC offers software that is freely available for download such as Microsoft Office.
- Grammarly is free of charge to all currently enrolled students at Price. Please fill out the license request form.
- Students can obtain free access to HBO Max by using their USC email credentials.
- Select “sign in”, then “sign in through tv or mobile provider.” Select “view all providers” and scroll down to “Univ. of Southern California.” You will be prompted to sign in using your USC login.
- The Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity (KCLC) provides free academic support for enrolled USC students such as academic coaching, time management skills, and many other tools and resources.
Library Instruction for the Writing Program
- Created as a collaboration between the Libraries and the Writing Program, this resource provides important information to help students develop stronger writing skills.
- The USC Libraries provide services, facilities, and technological resources in support of the university’s educational, research, clinical, artistic, professional, and community-service goals. This includes access to a plethora of books, journals, newspapers, magazines, and other valuable resources including research guides on various topics such as APA formatting.
- USC offers LinkedIn Learning as a free resource to all students offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.
Los Angeles Times – Free Access
- Students can obtain free digital access to the LA Times by signing up at the link above using their USC email.
- Students can obtain free year-long digital access to New York Times by using their USC email credentials.
Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
- Some USC online services require access through on-campus USC Secure Wireless or a wired network connection. USC offers Virtual Private Networking (VPN) to provide secure remote access to these services when you are off-campus or if your internet access is restricted.
Virtual USC Lab Computer (CloudApps)
- A virtual USC Lab computer that can be accessed from anywhere, and includes such software as Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS, SAS, SPSS, STATA, and R.
- A virtual background can help those who may not be comfortable with keeping their camera on. USC and Price provide themed Zoom backgrounds, and instructions on how to use them are included at this link.
- Watch the Blackboard overview video to get acquainted with the Blackboard environment.
- Students enrolled in a program that uses Blackboard can visit the USC Blackboard website as well as contact Blackboard Support at [email protected] and (213) 740-5555 (select option 2).
- Students enrolled in a program that uses Moodle can visit the Technical Support Frequently Asked Questions portal or call 1-877-646-1885.
USC Information Technology Services Student Page
- Includes information about USC Student Computing Resources, including setting up your USC email.
USC Web Registration Instructions
- Instructions on how to register for classes online.
Emergency Financial Aid
- A site for students to request assistance for basic needs from USC, including food insecurity, housing, and financial aid.
USC Price Learning Enhancement Trust Fund (LET)
- Established to offer resources to Price students in need to support their academic programs during pandemic-era education. This fund is open to all Price students.
The Student Success Fund has been established to provide temporary assistance to students in emergency situations.
- The Digital Campus is a “one stop shop” connecting you with the tools and systems you need for learning, engagement, collaboration, and support, whether you are learning on campus or from a distance.
- Most events are recorded and published to our YouTube channel within a week of the event.
- Events are broadcast live over Zoom. A selection of recordings are available on our YouTube channel for viewing after events have passed. Watch the most recent talks below, and visit the event playlists to explore past events.
Price Student Affair Event Recordings
- Recordings of past events hosted by Price Student Affairs.
- The Student Toolkit, part of the Digital Campus, provides you with tools and resources to help you learn, collaborate, communicate, and participate in the online learning environment.
Price Office of Career Services
- Hone your interviewing skills through hands-on mock interview training tailored to your industry, job and experience level.
- A growing collection of career resources, specific to your professional needs.
- Schedule an appointment with Price Career Advisors and search the job/internships board. New opportunities are updated daily.
- Need your resume reviewed? Upload your document and receive instant feedback on presentation and content. For a longer discussion, make an appointment with an advisor via PriceNet or attend drop-in hours.
Virtual Drop-In Advising
- Offered Wednesday through Friday, 11:00 – 1:00 PM PST via Zoom (link emailed weekly).
Student Health Services
- Campus Support & Intervention (CSI) is an office within Campus Wellbeing and Crisis Intervention. We are a team of professionals here to assist current students, faculty, and staff in navigating complex issues. Whether you are here seeking support for yourself or someone else, we are available to help you problem solve, understand options, and connect with resources.
Counseling and Mental Health Services
- Offers counseling and behavioral health services to students.
- Mindful USC is a service from the Provost’s Office with a mission to empower the USC community to make positive change in the world by building a culture of mindfulness and compassion. It offers ongoing training, practice groups and special events throughout USC.
- Information about the USC student health insurance plan, the health insurance requirement, and health insurance waiver.
Campus Support and Intervention
USC is a multicultural community of people from diverse racial, ethnic, gender, and class backgrounds, national origins, faith backgrounds, political beliefs, abilities, and sexual orientations.
- USC does not tolerate acts of bias within its community. All incidents of bias, hate crimes, and hate incidents are considered a serious breach of our community expectations and need to be reported to allow for appropriate investigation and response. If you experience an incident at Price or at USC, please contact our Student Affairs Office immediately or you can file a report online through the USC Office of Equity, Equal Opportunity, & Title IX.
- The department’s primary mission is to provide a safe and secure environment on campus and in the local USC community that allows students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to realize their academic and social pursuits.
Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX (EEO-TIX)
- Strives to eliminate discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, advance equal opportunity and inclusion, and execute anti-discrimination enforcement and compliance functions related to sex, race, national origin, disability, age, religion, and other protected characteristics.
Price Office of Career Services
- Resources available to empower Price students to navigate career complexity and create life-long, fulfilling careers.
- A cluster of student development centers and initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs that offer student support services and programs that focus on intersectionality, sense of belonging, and well-being.
Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards
- Provides resources regarding student conduct code and policies.
- A list of student resources prepared by the Price Student Leaders’ Online Education Subcommittee (OES).
- TrojansAlert is an emergency notification system that allows university officials to contact you during an emergency by sending messages via text message and email.
- Enhances the individual and academic success of veterans, service members, and their families. The Veterans Resources Center is committed to supporting the veteran community in the areas of higher education, GI Bill benefits, academic success, graduation, career development, and wellbeing. The center offers opportunities to excel academically through services like a study space and computer stations.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I register for classes?
A. Students can obtain registration help by following the web registration instructions provided by the Office of Academic Records and Registrar.
Q. Where can I find help with Zoom?
A. You can find Zoom troubleshooting topics on the USC Information Technology Services website.
Q. My classes require Microsoft Office, like Word and PowerPoint. Do I have free access to this software??
A. Yes! All students can download Microsoft Office for free from the USC Information Technology Services software website.
Q. I am having issues with Blackboard, such as uploads not working. Where can I get help?
A. Students enrolled in a program that uses Blackboard can visit the USC Blackboard website as well as contact Blackboard Support at [email protected] and (213) 740-5555 (select option 2).
Q: I am having issues with Moodle, such as uploads not working. Where can I get help?
A: Students enrolled in a program that uses Moodle can visit the Technical Support Frequently Asked Questions portal or call 1-877-646-1885.
Q. I’m having email issues. Where can I get help?
A. You can obtain help with email at the USC Information Technology Services – Email Services website.
Q. I’m having a difficult time organizing my time and studying. Is there somewhere I can go for study success tips?
A. Yes! Check out the Kortschak Center.