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    Spend An Afternoon at The Natural History Museum

    September 07

    Just a brief 5-minute walk from our USC Hotel, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM), is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Housed inside the world-class Exposition Park, the museum’s collection includes roughly 35 million specimens and artifacts, spanning 4.5 billion years.

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    Stop & Smell the Roses at Exposition Park

    August 03

    If you’re looking for a peaceful respite in the center of the city, look no further than the Exposition Park Rose Garden. Just a brief 5-minute walk from our hotel’s front doors, the historic 7-acre sunken garden, located in Exposition Park, is considered "one of the city's best-kept secrets."

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    USC Hotel’s CHLA's Clean + Safe Certification

    July 09

    At this time, the USC Hotel is not open to the public as it is being used by the University as part of the overall USC response plan to the COVID-19 pandemic. While there is no set date to reopen to the public, we’ve been busy preparing to welcome you back when it is safe to do so.

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    USC Senior Meals Program

    June 01

    In recent months, COVID-19 has changed the way we operate, requiring flexible and creative strategies to meet the needs of our community. USC Hospitality, USC Hotel’s partner in Auxiliary Services, enthusiastically took the lead in the ‘Serving Our Community’ program, by providing meals to local seniors in need.

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    A Pledge of Sustainability

    February 03

    When USC Hotel debuted in early 2019, it was clear that the old tenets of hospitality would need to make way for new sustainable practices. With USC undertaking a daring initiative to greatly reduce waste, it only made sense for USC Hotel to also emerge as a leader in hospitality sustainability. By becoming the first university-owned lodging in all of California to receive a Green Seal Organization certification, USC Hotel achieved just that.

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    Your Stay at USC Hotel Gives Back

    January 06

    Whether your journey to USC is for a long-overdue reunion or an exciting collegiate event, it’s no secret that USC Hotel is the only hotel in the Los Angeles area that will remind you of why it’s so amazing to be a Trojan. Staying with USC Hotel means much more than just world-class amenities amidst neverending Trojan pride: it means giving back to the community and helping make someone’s dreams of becoming a Trojan, a reality.

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    Don’t Miss USC Football at the Newly Renovated Coliseum!

    September 02

    The fall semester and football season is off to an exciting start! There is no better time to cheer on your Trojans than now, with the fully renovated LA Coliseum. 

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    The LA Coliseum: A Landmark Revamped

    August 05

    The wait is finally over for the new and improved Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and there’s no better place to stay than USC Hotel: the only choice for hotels near the Coliseum! The Coliseum finished its stunning renovations just in time to kick-off a new football season and is proud to welcome the Men of Troy and their fans back home. 

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    A Uniquely USC Hotel Experience

    July 08

    It’s no secret that here at USC Hotel, we’re a little bit obsessed with our Trojans. It’s easy to talk the talk, but we want to make it our duty to constantly show our pride and walk the walk. You can see for yourself just how dedicated we are to stand out as a hotel that is uniquely USC.

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    Be Bold in Cardinal and Gold

    May 01

    After countless long nights at the library and years of roaming the campus, USC has become your second home, but now it is time for that long-awaited bittersweet farewell. As you prepare to close one door and begin a new chapter of your life, show your loved ones the side of USC only you know by having them stay at the one and only USC Hotel.

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    Meet USC's Hotel Executive Chef - Keith Shutta

    April 01

    USC Hotel is dedicated to bringing you the perfect blend of culinary delicacy and modern American flair. The complex flavors we use to enhance our classic dishes are the brainchild of renowned chef Keith Shutta.

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    Experiment With Some Trivia at The Lab

    March 04

    There’s no better way to impress your friends than by dazzling them with your vast knowledge of 80’s sitcoms and U.S. presidents. If obscure knowledge and beer bring out your true competitive spirit then make your way down to The Lab every Wednesday at 7:00 and put your skills to the test.

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    Discover the Science Behind Our Furry Friends

    February 04

    Just a five-minute walk from USC Hotel, the renowned California Science Center always offers a unique array of exhibitions, from their permanent exhibits on ecosystems, the creative world, air and space, and more to their special, rotating exhibits, such as the upcoming “Dogs! A Science Tail.”

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