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Friends & Neighbors Day

Get to know your new community by volunteering through Friends & Neighbors Day! 

Register at: https://campusactivities.usc.edu/volunteer/register/

Get involved in the incredible volunteer opportunities at nonprofits in Los Angeles. The activities and transportation are free. Light refreshments, breakfast, and lunch will be provided. Support local nonprofits, explore LA, and get to know other passionate Trojans!

Wrigley Marine Science Center Open House - 'Saturdays at the Lab'

Throughout the summer, the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island holds a weekly open house every Saturday (transportation not included). Visitors in the area are invited to see the inside of this working marine lab and its current research. This two-hour tour is open to the public. Visitors can check out a touch tank, research exhibits, a science lecture and a tour of a hyperbaric chamber. Call (310) 510-0811 for more information, or contact the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies.

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Welcome Back Carnival & Concert

And guess what else is too? USC's annual Welcome Back Concert. Our lips are sealed for now on who's performing, but let's just say our acts are gonna tear the haus down...

Come thru McCarthy at 6pm because we'll have tons of giveaways, games and food for y'all to enjoy before the show starts.

Wings N Waffles
Street Kitchen
Paradise Cookies / Ice Cream

When is Welcome Back 2017?
Saturday, August 19, 2017

What time does Welcome Back 2017 begin?

What time does Welcome Back 2017 end?
Approximately 10:15 pm 

Should I bring my ID?
Yes, USC student ID is required to enter the Quad from student entrances

May I bring a guest to the concert?
Yes, each student is allowed to bring only one (1) guest. Student guests are welcome with a government-issued ID and will be provided a wristband for re-entry. However, all student guests must be accompanied by a student and must enter through one of two designated entrances next to VKC. Guests will not be permitted on campus after 8pm, thus must arrive on campus prior to that time. 

When should I arrive?
If you want to get a great view of the show and grab some food before it begins, arrive early! A carnival will be held beginning at 6:00 PM as well.

Will there be food at Welcome Back 2017?
Yes, Welcome Back will feature a variety of food trucks.

Am I permitted to enter and exit McCarthy Quad during Welcome Back 2017?
Yes. To re-enter, students must show ID, and guests must show wristbands.

What is prohibited to bring into McCarthy Quad?
NO drugs/paraphernalia or alcohol of any kind NO weapons of any kind
NO loud noisemakers of any kind
NO professional cameras, video cameras, or audio recording devices NO chairs of any kind
NO laser pointers
NO bags larger than your hand, backpacks or large purses/bags of any kind 
NO skateboards or bicycles
NO outside food of any kind
NO outside drinks or containers holding liquid of any kind NO drones
NO hoverboards


PREVIOUS ARTISTS INCLUDE: LANY, Mike WiLL Made-It, Post Malone, Cashmere Cat (basically you know it'll be lit)

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