Information related to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic and related closures and other developments.
Vaccinations for USC health care workers begin as asymptomatic and symptomatic positivity rates at USC continue to rise following the Thanksgiving holiday.
USC Student Health prepares for vaccine distribution, spring semester amid surge in coronavirus cases
Students are strongly encouraged to either not return or delay their return to Los Angeles for Spring 2021.
Five students tested positive for the coronavirus during the week of Oct. 18-24.
As Los Angeles County and UPC Campus continue to see a trend in decreasing cases, the University is preparing for an in-person spring semester, with contingency plans for a virtual format.
USC Student Health and local health officials are expecting an increase in positive cases from Labor Day weekend.
Over the past three days, USC Student Health has seen a “very dramatic” rise in cases, totaling to the highest single increase in cases yet at the University.
Three on-campus residents tested positive for the virus, Co-Medical Director, Faculty Physician of Internal Medicine Dr. Kimberly Tilley confirmed Wednesday. The individuals are currently self-isolating off campus.
The policies address attendance, class recordings and accommodations for international students.
The increase in positive tests was attributed to group gatherings.
The $4,000-per-semester award will be implemented along with other financial aid adjustments for those staying in on- and off-campus housing.