OSAS Testing Center Reminders for Fall 2021 Finals


Final Exams are less than one month away. Please take a moment to schedule your final exams today.   Students Approved for Extended Time – 1.5x ONLY Please make arrangements directly with your Instructors by Wednesday, December 1st. Students Located at the Health Science Campus (HSC) and/or Enrolled in an Online Program Please make arrangements […]

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship 2022


The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Foundation has opened their 2022 application.  The program offers educational scholarships to people living with epilepsy, family members, and caregivers to help them fulfill their dreams. In 2022, UCB will award 30 scholarships of up to $5,000 and three scholarships of up to $10,000 to people living with epilepsy, their family […]

USC Student Basic Needs Food Drive


The lovely staff members at the SBN office is hosting a food drive. They are collecting food at the FG+SC  Center (TCC 225) from November 1st to November 12th. Donation Examples: Canned Goods, Peanut Butter, Lentils, Fruit (Dried/Canned), Granola Bars, Mashed Potatoes, Mac & Cheese, Pasta/Pasta Sauce, Rice They cannot accept perishable or refrigerated food. […]

Upcoming RSVP Events!


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and USC Student Health’s Relationship Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) is planning several events for the month of October to raise awareness on domestic violence and intimate partner violence. There are upcoming events are: Compassionate Care for Survivors of Domestic Violence Tuesday, October 19th, 12-1pm Register Here: https://bit.ly/dvamhealthcare Join RSVP’s […]

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee: A Marathon Reading


USC Vision and Voices Program presents: Theresa’s Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee. USC Vision and Voices Program is a university-wide arts and huminites imitative that provides a transformative and provocative experience for all USC students, regardless of their major or year in school, and challenges them to expand their perspectives and become engaged citizens. Dictee is the […]

USC Engelstad Foundation Scholarship for Veterans


The Engelstad Foundation Scholarship for Veterans was established in 2020 at USC from a generous gift from the Engelstad Family Foundation. This gives scholarships to student veterans (at the Bachelor and Master levels) from all schools within the University. Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate student veterans are both eligible. At this time, students pursuing degrees above […]

Recruiting Participants for Self-Assessments for Student Success (SASS)


The SASS is a self-assessment, developed by occupational therapists, that aims to measure strengths and challenges impacting areas of student success in college students ages 18 and older. The tool measures domains such as resilience, stress management, social supports, quality of life, and study skills. The SASS aims to help students identify individual areas of need […]

Peer Mentorship Program


Office of Student Accessibility Services (OSAS) would like to present their Peer Mentorship Program: Balancing LIFE. Balancing LIFE (Learning, Independence, Friendship, Empowerment) is a peer mentorship program housed under the USC Office of Student Accessibility Services (OSAS; formerly known as DSP) aimed at enhancing the social experience, academic success, and sense of community among students […]

Mentee Information


Thank you for your interest in being a peer mentee in OSAS’s Balancing LIFE peer mentorship program! Peer mentees will be given the opportunity to learn more about campus resources, make connections academically, socially, and personally at USC, and receive direct support from other students registered with the OSAS. Mentee commitment involves: Participation in both […]

Mentor Information


Balancing LIFE is currently seeking committed student worker mentors to participate in our peer mentorship program! Peer mentors will be given the opportunity to participate in leadership-training, collaborate with OSAS staff, and make a positive impact on student peers with disabilities. This amazing paid opportunity to gain knowledge and transferable skills while mentoring would be […]