The Office for Residential Education is dedicated to providing all USC Housing residents a quality living environment. While each residential community is unique, all provide residents with programming targeted specifically to resident needs and interests as well as the support and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and professional staff members.
Bohnett Residential College is a community built around a core ideal of social action through entrepreneurship. Students will engage with and seek innovative solutions for a broad range of social issues such as homelessness, gun violence, diversity & inclusion, college access and many other pressing social justice concerns facing the world today.
Cale Residential College has a focus on global perspectives. Engage in the complexities of the world by immersing yourself in global exploration at USC. In Cale Residential College, you will build your intercultural competency and participate in critical dialogue regarding the ever changing global landscape.
Cardinal Gardens Apartments
Cardinal Gardens is an apartment complex consisting of nine individual townhouse-style buildings and a beautiful central courtyard connected by winding, tree-lined walkways. This energetic community is home to mostly sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Century is a two-tower apartment complex consisting of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, each with air conditioning. For outdoor fun, there is a swimming pool with barbecue area, basketball and beach volleyball courts and a large grassy area.
Cowlings Residential College has a focus on Arts & Cultures. Residents of Cowlings Residential College will awaken their inner cultural explorer by being surrounded by a wealth of experiences that will enrich their learning about the Arts & Cultures, especially as they relate to USC and the city of Los Angeles.
Ilium Residential College will house Sophomore Honors students come fall 2018. Ilium will be a vibrant, tight-knit community of scholars who share a commitment to rigorous intellectual and academic achievement. Ilium will build upon the experience the Honors student had during their freshmen year in McCarthy.
Irani Residential College has a focus on performance science. Performance science focuses on the mind, body, and business. Students in this residential college will get to explore their untapped potential in learning how to break down barriers inhibiting leadership, decision-making, resilience, or creative potential.
Nemirovsky Residential College has a focus on sustainability. USC’s sustainability community is an interdisciplinary society of students who are dedicated to building awareness around the principles of environmental, social and economic sustainability through green living practices, educational activities, and societal engagement.
Priam Residential College has a focus on innovation and design. This Residential College aspires to support the interests and passions of students in the areas of technology, science, and design. This community will encourage the pursuit of solutions to global challenges through creativity, innovation, and novelty.