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Library and Campus Resources for USC Students in Financial Need

Food Insecurity

Food Grants

  • Information about CalFresh, EBT, and SNAP programs, and  supportive assistance to students, to help with food resources.

Trojan Food Pantry

  • Open to all USC students. Please register through the intake form.


B. R. A. T. S. Meals

  • B.R.A.T.S is  program that delivers simple meals to sick USC students. Available to students participating in the USC Hospitality Meal Plan program and living in USC Housing locations. "Request a B.R.A.T.S. Meal" is a tab under the Nutrition & Sustainability heading. 

Nutrition and Sustainability

  • Information compiled by the USC Hospitality Services. Includes ask-a-dietician service, information about the Farmers Market, USC Teaching Garden, etc.


Trojan Shelter

  • "Trojan Shelter is a University of Southern California registered campus organization that operates as housing for college students experiencing homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area. Our organization offers free-of-charge housing, meals, and resources to its residents."

USC Homelessness Initiative

  • "The provost initiative to address the wicked problem of homelessness launched in spring 2016 to define the university’s unique contribution in relation to significant efforts from government, non-profit and business organizations across the region. Working with a steering committee of ten university deans,"