Upcoming Parent Programs

USC Hillel is committed to building community among our parents and families, and to serving as a resource for you throughout your student’s USC experience.

Please join us for the following USC Hillel Parents Association events:

Trojan Family Weekend at USC Hillel

USC Hillel is thrilled to offer our families a meaningful communal experience during Trojan Family Weekend! Join us an amazing series of events celebrating all that we share as Jewish Trojans. Click here to RSVP.

  • Infusing Your Life with Jewish Wellness Practice

Thursday, October 7, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Join fellow Hillel families for an exploration of integrated Jewish wellness practices, sponsored by USC Hillel's Bradley Sonnenberg Wellness Initiative.

  • Family Oneg or Pre-Shabbat Gathering

Friday, October 8, 4:30 PM

Mingle and connect with the Jewish Trojan Family over hors d'oeuvres and wine while networking with outstanding Jewish faculty from across campus.


  • Trojan Family Shabbat

Friday, October 8, Services at 6:00 and dinner at 7:00 PM

Welcome Shabbat with Hillel and focus on what really matters: gratitude for our families and communities. Student led services will begin at 6:00 PM and a chef catered kosher dinner will follow at 7:00 PM, join us for one or both.

  • Kiddush at Kickoff

Saturday, October 9

Stop by Hillel for a kosher tailgate! Join us four hours before kickoff to make Kiddush and nosh on tailgate favorites.

RSVP for Trojan Family Weekend at Hillel here.

This Year's Past  Events:

FreshFest & RefreshFest Parent Resource Panel

Nothing helps you learn more about USC and Hillel than hearing directly from students, faculty, and staff. Join us for our Parent Campus Resource Panel, which will feature a Q and A session with with top campus leadership.  

Parent Meet & Greet

Meet the USC Hillel team, learn our space, and connect with other new Trojan parents over desserts and wine.  

USC Day of SCervice: School Supplies Drive

You're invited to perform a mitzvah with the USC Jewish Alumni Association! We are partnering with LAUSD to host a school supplies drive for local K-12 students. 

(Re)Launching Your Student: Preparing for the Return to Campus

In this webinar, discuss healthy responses to some post-pandemic trends, whether your student is dealing with increased anxiety or eager to jump back into full campus life, and how to begin preparing for what's to come. In addition, USC's Associate Vice Provost for Campus Support, Dr. Lynette Merriman shares the latest updates on USC's planned return to campus and her insights into student well-being for the upcoming academic year. 

Watch the recording here.

Zikaron BaSalon with Hillel: A Conversation with Holocaust Survivor, Louise Lerner

You can watch a recording of USC Hillel's Zikaron BaSalon, a conversation with Louise Lerner, Holocaust survivor and friend of USC Hillel, HERE