Special Celebrations

Alumni Association Celebrations

Senior SCend Off

Dates and times TBD
Argue Plaza, next to the Widney Alumni House
A free BBQ for the Class of 2019

Open to all members of the Class of 2019, December 2018 graduates, and December 2019 graduates. For more information, visit the USC Alumni Association website.

Commencement Day Welcome for New Grads

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

The USC Alumni Association invites the university’s newest alumni, the Class of 2019, and their families to visit the Widney Alumni House on Commencement Day 2019. Take a relaxing break, enjoy refreshments, and learn about the benefits of your complimentary Alumni Association membership.


Cultural Celebrations

Lavender Celebration

Hosted by the LGBT Resource Center, Division of Student Affairs
Dates and times TBD
To RSVP, fill out the registration form or email lgbt@usc.edu.

African American Cultural Celebration

Hosted by the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, Division of Student Affairs
Thursday, May 9, 8:00 p.m., Bovard Auditorium
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 9, 8:00 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Grand Ballroom
For information and to RSVP, contact: apass@usc.edu, 213-740-4999

Chicanx/Latinx Graduate Celebration

Hosted by El Centro Chicano, Division of Student Affairs
Thursday, May 9, 8:00 p.m., Cromwell Field
For information and to RSVP, contact: ecc@usc.edu,  213-740-1480


Ph.D. Candidates Receptions

Robed Ph.D. candidates, their families and advisors are invited to convene for light refreshments before lining up for Commencement. No tickets are required.
Friday, May 9, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., Associates Park


ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The joint commissioning ceremony will be in Bovard Auditorium on Saturday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m. The reception will be held in Associates Park following the ceremony.

Contact: Cathy Ioki, cioki@rotc.usc.edu.