usc village aerial view

USC Village is seen in this image from an overhead drone. (Photo/Courtesy of USC Capital Construction Development)


USC Village is complete, and our drone has the first look at this campus game-changer

The largest development in the history of South Los Angeles welcomes its first students this week

August 14, 2017 USC News staff

After nearly three years of construction and many more years of planning, USC Village is welcoming its first students and marks its grand opening on Thursday. Our drone took one last flyover and you’ll want to see the $700 million project in all its glory — from the residential colleges that will be home to more than 2,500 students to South Los Angeles’ first Target and Trader Joe’s stores.

More USC Village videos

From February 2015: Construction begins.

From August 2015: Buildings rising.

From November 2016: Project nears completion.

LEARN MORE: Read all about how USC Village will change how generations of Trojans live and learn, and see all the drone videos of the construction work in progress.