Introductory Videos for New Students

Welcome to USC!

The series of videos below will provide you with important information about getting started with USC Student Health (medical, counseling and mental health, advocate services for sexual assault survivors, immunizations, insurance).

Student Health Services and the MySHR Patient Portal

The Health Fee and Health Insurance: Keeping You Covered

Eric Cohen Student Health Center: Care for HSC Students —10 minutes

Summer ZapataKimberly TilleyBobby CongMeet the team from the Eric Cohen Student Health Center, the HSC location of USC Student Health. Summer Zapata PsyD from Counseling and Mental Health Services (also faculty of the Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the Keck School of Medicine of USC), Kimberly Tilley MD, co-medical director, and Bobby Cong, Program Administrator, explain services, onboarding, immunizations, and more. For students in the health professions degree programs on the USC Health Sciences Campus. 

Navigating the First Year As a College Student: Decisions, Support, and Norms —5 minutes

Oliver Tacto and Dani GonzalesLearn about the landscape of the first year in college, from social settings and experiences, encounters with alcohol and other drugs, and resources to help new students successfully navigate their way into campus life. With Oliver Tacto, DSW, from the Health Promotion Strategy team, and Dani Gonzales PsyD of Counseling and Mental Health Services (also faculty of the Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the Keck School of Medicine of USC).

Welcome to LGBT New Students —5 minutes

Mary Weber abd Patty PinanongFeaturing the liaison to the LGBT Center, Mary Weber LMFT, (from Counseling and Mental Health Services, and faculty of the Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Keck School of Medicine of USC) and Patty Pinanong MD (physician, USC Student Health, and faculty in the Keck School of Medicine of USC), students are encouraged to get to know the counseling and medical support services available to students in the LGBT community. Welcome to USC Student Health!

Health and Well-being Advice from USC Senior Year Students —8 minutes

Camron G. and Thu A.Wondering what the next four years might be like? How can Student Health programs help support you during your undergraduate years? Two USC seniors, Camron and Thu, share advice on majors, finding help from Student Health, best places to relax on campus, and more.