Skip to content
Home » Orientation


Welcome from the Office for Residential Education (also known as ResEd)! We are excited to welcome you to campus in Fall 2022 and to be part of your residential experience at USC. We hope you find our content about life on campus to be useful, and that you are excited to meet your residential college family. If you have further questions, please contact us or check out our department Instagram and TikTok

Watch the recording of the Orientation Spotlight Conversation “Trojan Living On Campus” recorded on June 8th, 2022.

Visit us in STU 200 during the Orientation Open House (in-person) from 2:00-4:00 PM on the following dates:

  • Freshman Orientation: June 14th, 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th, and July 1st
  • Transfer Orientation: July 19th, 22nd, 26th, and 29th

Get ready for the transition to on-campus living – attend one of the Welcome Trojans online events “Life on Campus” panel featuring representatives from USC Housing, Hospitality, Transportation, Residential Education, and more. Get the links when you register for Orientation

  • Wednesday, July 20th, 9:00-10:00 AM PST
  • Wednesday, July 27th, 3:00-4:00 PM PST

Finally, please visit the following 5 pages to learn more about our team, and what you can expect when you move onto campus this Fall. 

  1. Get to know Our Team 
  2. Become familiar with Residential Colleges and Communities 
  3. Prepare for Move-In 
  4. Learn about Safety on campus 
  5. Make the most of your Residential Experience 

Stay updated via our newsletter! All students with an active 2022-2023 USC Housing contract will receive a biweekly ResEd newsletter starting this Fall. We’ll also send one later in the summer with updates about move-in and the Welcome Experience, so keep checking your email.