Unifying Values Wheel

Our Unifying Values

At USC our six unifying values support our University’s mission, and guide our behaviors, the way we engage with ourselves and our community, to create our Trojan culture.

Our Values Are:



Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Open Communication


Learn more about the Unifying Values

Culture is a Shared Commitment

When we embrace these values together as faculty, staff, and students we build a culture that instills trust, reinforces ethical decision-making, and provides a strong foundation as we boldly advance into the future.

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Learn more about our Unifying Values, and the Culture Journey that lead to their creation

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Get Involved

Take the next step in the Culture Journey by attending an event, our joining us as a Culture Journey Partner

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Find Resources

Equip yourself with the proper tools to live out the Unifying Values in all aspects of your work

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Shared Commitment

Meet the community behind the Culture Journey, and learn how decisions get made

Our Values in Action

Check out some spotlights of our values in action around our community.

Join the Change

The Culture Journey can only be moved forward by the dedicated members of our USC community. Become a Culture Journey Partner today!