Special Celebrations

Graduation SCend Off

Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Park, in front of Doheny Memorial Library

Join us for this free event and celebrate the completion of your hard-earned USC degree — and your official induction into the worldwide community of Trojan Alumni! Open to all members of the Class of 2022, December 2021 graduates, and December 2022 graduates. For more information, visit the USC Alumni Association Website.

Commencement Day Welcome for New Grads

Friday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Widney Alumni House

The USC Alumni Association invites the university’s newest alumni, the Class of 2022, and their families to visit the Widney Alumni House on Commencement Day 2022. Take a relaxing break, enjoy refreshments, and learn about the benefits of your complimentary Alumni Association membership.


Cultural Celebrations

Lavender Graduate Celebration

Hosted by the LGBTQ+ Student Center, Division of Student Affairs
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center Ballroom
To RSVP, email lgbtqplus@usc.edu, 213-740-7619

Black Graduate Celebration

Hosted by the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, Division of Student Affairs
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Cromwell Field
For information and to RSVP, contact: cbcsa@usc.edu, 213-740-8257

Asian Pacific Graduate Celebration

Hosted by the Asian Pacific American Student Services, Division of Student Affairs
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Leavey Library West Lawn
For information, contact: apass@usc.edu, 213-740-4999

Latinx/e Graduate Celebration

Hosted by La CASA, Division of Student Affairs
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cromwell Field
For information and to RSVP, contact: lacasa@usc.edu, 213-740-1480


Military and Veteran Celebrations

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The Navy and Marines commissioning ceremony will be held in Hahn Plaza on Saturday, May 14 at 9:30 am. The Navy and Marines reception will be held in South Associates Park following the ceremony.

The Air Force commissioning ceremony will be held in Hahn Plaza in front of Tommy Trojan on Saturday, May 14 at 12:00 pm. The Air Force reception will be held in South Associates Park following the ceremony.

The Army commissioning ceremony will be held off campus on Saturday, May 14.

Veterans Graduate Celebration

Hosted by The Veterans Graduate Celebration is hosted by the Veterans Resource Center
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center Ballroom
For information and RSVP, contact vrc@usc.edu or (213) 740-8605