College Access Day
College Access Day is a tradition of South Area and has been put on for the past 4 years. This day is dedicated to providing local high students with the knowledge about the college admission process, academic expectations, and life outside of the classroom. South Area partners Rossier School of Education as well as other campus organizations to make this a truly impact t 160 High School Students. USC students are able to mentor and guide these students throughout the day as they share some of their college life experiences.
Tunnel of Oppression
The Tunnel is an active, immersive, and simulated program that allows individuals and groups to take a guided tour through different rooms that introduce them to systems and cycles of oppression (racism, classism, ableism, homophobia, sexism, etc.) with the end goal being an engaging and educational experience for all attendees.
South Faculty Dinner Series
Every Tuesday, the faculty in South Residential College bring in guest speakers to educate the students on topics ranging from playing collegiate sports at a Division I institution, to marketing and branding oneself in the business industry. Some featured guest lecturers include USC Provost, Dr. Michael Quick, and members of the USC Football Team, Adoree Jackson and Cody Kessler. These dinners are cost free for all participants and feature food from local eateries.