COVID-19 Updates

Student Health braces for uptick in coronavirus cases from Halloween

Five students tested positive for the coronavirus during the week of Oct. 18-24.

Student positivity rates continue to decrease, USC mandates flu shots for the spring semester

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.
Photo of an entrance to USC campus with gates, white tents, and red banners that read “campus day pass only.”

Positivity rates see slight decline, UPC has fastest growing COVID-19 rate in LA County

USC Student Health and local health officials are expecting an increase in positive cases from Labor Day weekend.
In front of one of the entrances to the campus, a COVID-19 check-in awaits visitors. There is also a white sign urging people to social distance, wear a mask and sanitize regularly.

Positive coronavirus cases among students surge to 104

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.
The image displays the Cale Residential College building from the front. The college is framed by two trees. Visible in the photo are a fire hydrant, a trash can and recycling bin.

First coronavirus cases identified in campus housing

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.