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Library and Campus Resources for USC Students in Financial Need


The University of Southern California provides a variety of services to students at USC who are experiencing housing, food, and financial hardship and insecurity, emotional stress, and time management issues related to academic needs. The purpose of this guide is to provide centralized information about University and Library resources that available to USC students.

For information applicable during the COVID19 period, please check the "For students" section of the University's COVID19 Resources site.

Editorial group

This guide was compiled by Anthony Anderson (, Helga Haraldsson (, and Ruth Wallach ( We thank Rebecca Michelson, Alvaro Quezada and Christal Young for their editorial review.