A Community Place
A Community Place student organization serves the homeless, working poor, seniors and children in the neighborhood by providing healthy bag lunches, bus tokens and taxi vouchers for appointments, referrals to jobs, health centers, shelters and food or clothing distributors. The student group packs lunches in room 103 of the University Religious Center on campus each Thursday from 5 – 6 pm. Hours ACP is open (in the patio of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church directly across from Gate 6 on Vermont) are determined by the student team each year.
USC Heartfulness helps students reduce stress and improve focus by offering free meditation sessions to explore the unlimited resources of the heart.
Loving Heart Society
Student leader: TBA
Native American Student Union
Advisor: Karras Wilson
Student leader: T.B.D.
USC Interfaith Council
The Interfaith Council welcomes all students of any or no faith tradition, every Tues, 7 pm, URC 104. USC has more student religious groups than any other university in the United States. All USC students are invited to come to any or all IFC meetings to learn and share about faith traditions from each other. The Interfaith Council sponsors interfaith events such as Multi-Faith Week, the Prayer Reading/Burning ceremony, SOULJOURN trips to visit faith communities in LA, and the CONOCIMIENTO Alternative Spring Break Trip.
The Yoga and Meditation Club at USC
USC Yoga and Meditation Club is the student outreach of the Art of Living Foundation, and offers programs on and off campus designed to assist students of any religious background to enhance their spiritual, emotional, and physical wellbeing through meditation and other spiritual practices as taught by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder.