Wellness Policies at USC

JDZ_USC_1_117AlcoholEdu® for College

AlcoholEdu® for College is an online science-based alcohol abuse prevention program that provides a tailored educational experience focusing on the impact of alcohol on the mind and body. Every incoming undergraduate student is required to take AlcoholEdu® for College and pass the course’s final exam. In this way, every student coming into the USC community has an appropriate and accurate understanding of alcohol and alcohol abuse.

Approximately 45% of incoming USC freshmen have consumed alcohol in the 6 months prior to coming to college. This number may seem different than what you had expected. Whether or not you decide as a student to drink while you are at USC, AlcoholEdu® for College will assist you in making a well-informed decision as well as assist in coping with the potential drinking behavior of your peers.

Bicycle Safety

Many departments collaborate to focus on issues that affect the safety of the campus community including safe bicycle use on campus.

USC Smoke-Free Policy

The university is committed to providing a healthy, safe and comfortable environment for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors.

USC Governance




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