Campus access and safety

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.

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, and USC’s Gold Folder, which includes information supporting student well-being.

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.

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Learn more about USC’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) – in this day-in-the-life video: