Campus access and safety


University Park Campus (UPC) map

Health Sciences Campus (HSC) map

Accessibility maps, construction maps – provided by Facilities Management Services


Entrance hours for UPC and HSC – which gates are open when

Campus after-hours access – from 9pm to 6am, the number of entrances to campus is limited; security personnel are stationed at each entrance, and anyone coming to campus is required to show identification. USC students, faculty and staff must register any guests arriving after 9pm. Register guests on the USC Invited Guest Registration site.

Emergency information

USC emergency information page – official home of any emergency announcements; kept up to date 24/7

Employee emergency information – specific contact information for urgent situations involving students, faculty or staff. See also USC’s Cardinal Folder – comprehensive, printable information on various emergency situations.

Health and safety

USC safety – comprehensive safety and security information

TrojansAlert – sign up for your USC TrojansAlert account to receive alerts and emergency notifications

Trojan Mobile Safety App – powered by LiveSafe, a free mobile app that quickly connects users to emergency responders around UPC and HSC and offers location services to notify contacts of your route through campus

Safe Ride program – don’t walk to your car alone in the dark! Catch a free ride anywhere around campus.

Information Security – keeping you secure in cyberspace

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) – chemical and biological safety, hazardous waste management, occupational safety and more; see their Safety Connection page for helpful safety-related materials

Fire Safety and Emergency Planning
USC has robust emergency planning initiatives. See the training video on this page for more detail.

Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Ever wonder what a day in the life is like for DPS? Wonder no more: