McCarthy Honors Residential College

McCarthy Honors Residential College is a vibrant, tight-knit community of scholars who share a commitment to rigorous intellectual and academic achievement. McCarthy Honors Residential College provides a bridge between the residential and academic experience. Students will engage in programs and conversations that promote innovative thinking and challenge them to explore all branches of knowledge. Students living in McCarthy Honors Residential College will have direct contact with Faculty in Residence as well as faculty, advisors, and experts across disciplines. Unique experiences in this Residential College will include connecting students to research opportunities and an early move-in retreat focusing on community building and the holistic development of high achieving students. McCarthy Honors Residential College will create a peer network of student scholars who are successful in balancing involvement in academic and social activities.


(Left to right) USC Trustees John Mork and wife Julie, Niki Nikias and USC President C. L. Max Nikias and Vice President for Student Affairs Ainsley Carry pose with incoming honors students during move in day , Wednesday, August 16, 2017. (Photo/Gus Ruelas)