Event in Hahn Plaza features the USC Trojan Marching Band and written messages of inspiration.
Trojans feel sense of belonging and support by spending time with each other in Student Union centers and lounges.
The university remains a leader among top private research institutions in enrolling transfer students.
First-generation students make up a record 25% of this year’s incoming class.
“Don’t forget to dream while you’re here,” Vice President for Student Life Monique S. Allard reminds students.
Strong representation in STEM majors and continued support for transfer students are hallmarks of the USC Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative.
COMMENCEMENT: New Trojans provide proud day for parents who didn’t have the same opportunities. Read their moving stories.
COMMENCEMENT: Online retreats provided strong connections and mutual support during daunting years of study, research and writing.
Doubling down on a commitment to access, USC, Caltech, Yale, Vanderbilt and a dozen other leading institutions are reaching out to young people in small towns.
Under the leadership of Jacob Vogel, the Trojan Marching Band is creating unforgettable memories and breathing new life into revered Trojan traditions.