Thornton Music Operations & Technology

The Divisions of Music Operations and Technology provide services and strategic planning for the faculty, staff, students, and patrons of USC’s Thornton School of Music. These divisions have grown over the last few years to include information technology, multimedia services, piano technology and maintenance, student performance and practice resources, facilities management and planning, classroom and performance scheduling, instrument and asset management, and event production.

University Gateway Practice Facilities (UGW)

UGW is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Access is provided by card reader only to music students registered with Music Operations.

Thornton Facilities & Music Operations Office

Operational Hours

All hours are subject to change by discretion of the Associate Dean for Operations.

Academic Year Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00am – 11:00pm
Sat – Sun 10:00am – 6:00pm

Academic Year Operational Hours are in effect when classes are in session.

2020 Commencement Hours

Friday, May 15, 2020 8:00am – 2:00pm
May 16-17 (Sat – Sun) Closed

Fall Break, Winter Recess, Spring Break, and Summer Operational Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sat – Sun Closed
University Holidays Closed
(Click here for 2019-20 academic calendar.)

Summer hours begin on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Thornton Facilities, including the Music Operations Office, are closed on all University holidays.

USC Thornton School of Music
820 West 34th Street, BMH 101
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851
213-740-7330 fax