Embracing Religious Diversity, Promoting Unity: By accommodating religious practices, we promote an atmosphere of acceptance, respect, and harmony among our campus community


Resources Supporting Religious and Spiritual Wellbeing

USC is committed to supporting religious and spiritual wellbeing and offers a diverse range of resources, including sanctuaries, vibrant religious and spiritual communities, confidential spiritual care, engaging newsletters, and partnerships with nearby religious centers. Explore our offerings, connect with our community, and embark on a transformative path towards inner peace and personal fulfillment.


USC hosts an array of sanctuaries for peaceful reflection and spiritual practice. These include chapels, dedicated Muslim, Hindu, and Christian prayer spaces, meditation rooms, as well as rest areas, all designed to provide a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of university life. Further enhancing our commitment to spiritual wellness, our campuses also feature an assortment of serene outdoor spaces ideal for moments of quiet reflection and meditation. Whether you’re seeking a quiet corner for personal contemplation, a restful space for relaxation, or a sacred area for religious observance, USC offers a range of settings to nourish your spiritual well-being and facilitate inner peace.


Experience the vibrant and diverse religious and spiritual community that thrives at USC. With over 80 religious and spiritual groups representing a wide spectrum of beliefs, from agnosticism to Zoroastrianism, you’ll find a welcoming community regardless of your faith or spiritual inclination. Forge connections with like-minded individuals, explore new traditions, and engage in abundant opportunities for growth and participation. Discover your perfect fit within our rich tapestry of religious and spiritual communities on campus. For inquiries or assistance in connecting with a specific community, reach out to the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. We’re here to support you on your journey.


ORSL offers confidential spiritual care for students, faculty, and staff. With a diverse team of nearly 50 religious directors representing a diverse range of major world religions, along with our dedicated deans of religious life and chaplain interns, we provide comprehensive spiritual care across faiths and denominations. Our commitment is to create an inclusive and nurturing environment, catering to individuals’ specific needs and beliefs. Whether seeking ongoing counseling or a brief check-in, our experienced team is here to support your spiritual well-being.


Explore ORSL’s collection of newsletters, curated to inspire and support your personal and spiritual growth. From the vibrant interfaith events of Ingage to the resources of Religiosity, the Weekly Palm’s Christian insights, and the tranquility of Yoga USC, delve into a world of diverse spiritual and holistic topics. Join our community and embark on a transformative journey with our enlightening newsletters.


Discover vibrant religious communities near USC that provide inclusive and nurturing spaces for students. USC Hillel and Chabad offer centers for Jewish connections, while the Caruso Catholic Center welcomes Catholic students. Hope on Union United University Church embodies progressive Christianity, and the LDS Institute serves Latter-day Saints students. The Omar Foundation provides Islamic services and education, and the Art of Living Foundation offers breath and meditation classes. Embrace the rich tapestry of religious traditions conveniently close to USC and find a community that resonates with your beliefs and values through our esteemed partners.

We welcome additions to this page. Please contact the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.