For Constituents

USC is proud of its ongoing commitment to the neighborhoods of Los Angeles, particularly the University Park and eastern Los Angeles home of our two campuses.

Neighbors are invited to learn about some of the free clinics and services available to local residents, including the following:

Tax Return Assistance: USC Leventhal School of Accounting, is a student-run organization that provides free tax assistance to families and students with moderate to low incomes in the Central Los Angeles community. [University Park Campus]

Housing Law Clinic: USC Civic Engagement, provides professional services in housing discrimination law, local affordable housing issues, landlord/tenant dispute resolution. The clinic provide legal representation to affordable housing tenants through the services of a designated case attorney. The clinic’s client services include housing information services, legal services and social services referrals, free tenant representation in administrative hearings, and landlord-tenant litigation services. [University Park Campus]

Mobile Dental Clinics of the USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry have served more than 80,000 children in need. Each year, the program holds approximately ten free dental clinics, providing care in both rural and urban areas in Southern and Central California. The program now boasts five vehicles, including a sterilization van and modern, portable dental equipment. Since 1994, the Mobile Clinic has been a required clinical rotation for all doctoral dental students. [Multiple Locations]

Fit Families, an exercise and wellness program of the USC Division of Physical Therapy and Biokinesiology, provides free preventive and wellness physical therapy services to underserved children, ages 7-17 and their families, in the local community diagnosed with or at high risk for diabetes and conditions associated with physical inactivity. Physical therapists, USC DPT students, and other volunteers oversee the exercise and education provided to participants. [Health Sciences Campus]

Free Computing Classes through the USC Community Computing Center closes the digital divide between technology and low-income families, by offering free computing classes and easy access to computers, for children and parents/guardians of involved in the USC Family of Schools. [University Park Campus]

College Prep Academy (Neighborhood Academic Initiative / NAI) USC’s signature college access program, NAI, prepares students from South and Eastern Los Angeles for admission to a college or university. Those who complete the seven-year program, and meet USC’s competitive admission requirements, may attend USC on a financial package that covers all tuition and fees. [University Park and Health Sciences Campuses]

Employment Opportunities at USC: For information about current job openings at the University Park Campus (South Los Angeles) and Health Sciences Campus (Eastern Los Angeles)