Resources

LGBT Peer Mentoring Program. Are you dealing with a difficult challenge in your life? Do you think you may be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or are you questioning your sexuality and/or gender identity? Do you want to talk to someone confidentially about your personal concerns? If so, become a mentee in the LGBT Peer Mentoring Program (LGBTPMP) (est. 1993) and work with a caring, dynamic peer mentor on personal, social, academic, career and lifestyle goals! If you are secure in your sense of identity and want to help others in difficult situations, then become a mentor in the LGBTPMP.

Suicidal SignsA list of warning signs for potential suicide

Hotline InformationIf you or someone you love is struggling with their sexuality and/or gender identity and they would like to talk with someone confidentially over the phone, please refer them to these two great Los Angeles based hotlines for youth.

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Support Groups. These groups address life or relationship issues related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

First-generation Students. Are you part of the first generation of your family to attend/complete a college or university education? You will find helpful resources here.

Undocumented Students. USC offers a myriad of assistance and support services to undocumented students, or students who do not have legal U.S. immigration status.

Student Basic Needs. Learn more about our Trojan Food Pantry, resources for students with housing insecurity and other basic needs financial resources.

Intercultural Education. Do you want to further your social justice education? Learn more about our Dice (Diversity, Inclusion, Cultural Awareness, Equity) Fellowships and JEDI (Justice, Education, Diversity, and Inclusion) Trainings.

Trojans Care for Trojans. Trojans Care for Trojans (TC4T) is an initiative within the Division of Student Affairs that empowers students to take action when they are concerned about a Trojan.

Ask a Confidential Question. Ask the LGBT Resource Director any questions regarding your coming out process, campus resources or any assistance you may need.

Bias Incident ReportIf you or someone you know has been the victim of a bias incident, hate incident, or hate crime based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, you are welcome to submit a report to USC’s Bias Incident Response & Support Team. These reports remain confidential, and can help prevent future bias incidents or hate crimes.