Safety Training

The Department of Public Safety has created several safety-related training for the USC community.

What to Do in the Event of an Active Shooter

Tailored for students, faculty and staff, this training addresses what to do in the event of an active shooter on campus and discusses the options of “Run, Hide or Fight.” For more information visit our Active Shooter website or contact our training coordinator, Dr. Elizabeth Carreño-Díaz at (213) 422-0450 or

Self-defense Classes for Women

The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) teaches women realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. Learn more about self-defense classes offered by DPS.