USC Student Basic Needs (including the Trojan Food Pantry) will be closed from Friday, December 16, 2022 at 2PM through January 9, 2023 at 9AM. No staff will be available during this time. To access Basic Needs resources during this time, please refer to our Resource Guide located under the “Campus & Community” tab, under the “Resources” section of our website.
News and Announcements
Summer 2022 Resource Guide
Explore the latest resources including food pantries, shelters, technology programs, and more!
Spring 2022 Resources
Looking for local resources? Check out our spring community resource guide here!
USC Homelessness Awareness Week 2021
Find videos from the event and learn how to get involved here: https://www.uschaw2021.com/
Summer 2021 Community Resources
Check out the Summer 2021 Community Resource Guide here! In this guide you will find low-cost food options, local food pantries, clinic locations, COVID-19 testing information, and wellness resources.
Eating well and staying healthy while sheltering in place
Dietitian Cary Kreutzer, director of the USC Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program, shares advice for maintaining healthy habits and connections while isolated.
Amid coronavirus uncertainty, USC chefs bring comfort and familiar faces to students
A dedicated team of kitchen workers is still serving hundreds of meals a day to USC students and others on the University Park Campus, with care and safety in mind.
Free meals create community between USC students and retired staff and faculty members
Trojan Table events bring USC retirees and current students together for free homestyle dinners on the University Park Campus.
New department is devoted to students’ basic needs
Student Affairs’ Department of Student Basic Needs includes the Trojan Food Pantry, a program that helps USC students who struggle to consistently get the food they need.
Welcome to the new Student Basic Needs Website
We hope to provide you with all the information you need to ensure all of your basic needs are met. If you have any questions, please contact us.