Values-Based Student Commitment Introduced at Convocation

At USC’s Fall Convocation for incoming students, Interim VP for Student Affairs Dr. Monique S. Allard introduced the new Student Commitment – a set of aspirational statements designed to inspire students to put our Unifying Values into action.

Message to the USC community from President Folt

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Carol L. Folt is inaugurated as USC's 11th President on Friday, September 20, 2019. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

We are champions of civil discourse, mutual respect, and intelligent debate. Together, we are an essential part of the solution to bridge what divides us as a country.

USC Unifying Values

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General images of University Park Campus, July9, 2019. (Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Accomplishing our mission requires that we build a culture that reinforces the ethical framework within which we make decisions. Key to establishing that culture is embracing values that guide our actions.

USC Culture Journey

President Folt giving fight on hand sign.
Carol L. Folt is inaugurated as USC's 11th President on Friday, September 20, 2019. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

When we embrace these values together, we build a culture that instills trust, reinforces ethical decision-making, and provides a strong foundation for our future.