Moving Out for the Summer?

The Department of Public Safety and USC Housing have teamed up with the American Textile Recycling Services to accept your unwanted clothing, shoes, blankets, and bedding. Where Donation bins are available throughout the surrounding USC community. Click here to view a map of these locations. When Wednesday, May 1st through Wednesday, May 8th Be Smart…

Spring Safety Tips

To: USC Students, Faculty, and Staff, As we approach the end of the academic year, we would like to remind our campus community about staying safe: If you find yourself staying late on campus to study for finals, utilize Campus Cruiser or DPS to get home. (http://transnet.usc.edu/index.php/campus-cruiser-program/) Follow USC safety tips and be aware of…

Learn About Recent Scams and How to Recognize the Warning Signs

Scammers (thieves trying to trick victims) are targeting international students in Southern California. Scammers posing as local police officers, agents of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), travel companies, apartment leasing companies, and immigration agencies – such as the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and U.S. Embassies abroad…

Consequences of Being Caught with a Fake Id

Fake ID Possession in California The technical legal definition of “fake ID” in California criminal law is any driver’s license or other identification card issued by a governmental agency that has been altered, falsified, forged, duplicated, reproduced, or counterfeited Possessing a fake ID in California can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. The…

Message of Importance: Safety and Security

To: All Students From: Ainsley Carry, Vice President for Student Affairs John Thomas, Chief, Department of Public Safety Date: October 4, 2018 Subject: Safety and Security Over the past couple of weeks, we have held meetings with student groups about the speaker this evening. Those sessions have been important and productive; we thank these students…

Safe, Secure, and Welcoming Libraries at USC

MEMORANDUM To: USC Community From: Dean Catherine Quinlan, USC Libraries Chief John Thomas, USC Department of Public Safety Date: August 17, 2018 Subject: Safe, Secure, and Welcoming Libraries at USC The USC Libraries recently conducted a review of library security procedures across our campuses. The review covered building-access policies, our capacity to respond to security…

USC Events Permit Application

Please fill in the information completely, and then press the submit button. This action will electronically send the document to departments on campus integral in the event planning process. You will need to follow up with each department to secure their approval based on your event setup. Please see the department contact list for more…