About Campus Wellbeing & Crisis Intervention

The Office of Campus Wellbeing and Crisis Intervention was created to provide a comprehensive and mindful approach to ensuring wellbeing and well-being throughout the USC community. Through education, support, and response efforts, USC is building a more proactive, more compassionate, and more supportive environment where all can thrive.

As detailed in Provost Michael W. Quick’s May 2, 2017 memo, the Office of Campus Wellbeing and Crisis Intervention organizes under one office university efforts to educate our community, provide more support for those who need it, and better direct our university wellbeing, threat assessment, and crisis response teams. The responsibilities of the office include:

  • Advancing wellbeing for faculty, staff, and students
  • Providing training for faculty and staff on issues of student mental health
  • Coordinating crisis response, along with the Department of Public Safety and Fire Safety and Emergency Planning
  • Overseeing the Campus Support and Intervention team, which assists students and families to resolve complex issues that adversely affect academic and collegiate success
  • Coordinating the university Threat Management Team, which identifies and responds to individuals who may pose a threat to themselves or others, along with the Department of Public Safety, the WorkWell Center, the Office of Equity and Diversity, Engemann Student Health Center Counseling Services, and Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards
  • Providing a one-stop solution for all non-emergency concerns relating to members of the USC community

Our office works closely with the WorkWell Center, the Engemann Student Health Center, the Eric Cohen Student Health Center, the Department of Public Safety, the Academic Senate, the Deans, the Division of Student Affairs, the Division of Human Resources, the Office of General Counsel, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Governments, and the Staff Assembly.