University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

Religious Life at USC

Student Religious Organizations


Important Deadline: October 1, 2015
No group will be recognized after this date through Student Affairs or the Office of Religious Life unless it is a new group. Note: Recognition as a student religious group involves the process of both Student Affairs and Religious Life.

Recognition Through the Office of Religious Life:

  • Complete the Office of Religious Life recognition form found at
  • Student leaders (one or more) must attend one of several meetings scheduled with the Dean and/or Associate Dean, prior to the October 1st deadline. Meetings are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 - 4:30 on the following dates: September 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
RSVP here.

Recognition Through Student Affairs:

  • This part can all be done on-line!
  • Here's how to find the forms:
  • Follow the instructions and submit your application.
  • Remember to have the group’s advisor complete the on-line advisor form from his/her own computer.
  • Every group is required to have a constitution. If you were recognized last year, you may use the same one and it is already on file. If you are new, there is a sample constitution that can be found off the Student Organizations page by clicking on “Handbook” and then “Sample Constitution” in the Table of Contents.

USC Office of Religious Life

University Park Campus
University Religious Center, Rm 106
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Health Sciences Campus
McKibben Hall, Rm 160
Los Angeles, CA 90033

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