The Inauguration of Carol L. Folt as USC's 12th President

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:00am

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Alumni Park
Between Doheny Library and Bovard Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California is pleased to invite the USC community to attend the Inauguration of Carol L. Folt as the 12th President of the university. The event is on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 10 AM at Alumni Memorial Park in USC's University Park Campus.

A celebratory luncheon will follow this historic day in McCarthy Quad. Help us celebrate this momentous occasion together as a Trojan Family! #TrojansTogether

There will be two faculty symposium (UPC and HSC) and an arts showcase leading up to inauguration day. Scheduled events require RSVP. Please visit for details.

This event will be livestreamed on USC's YouTube Channel. It will also be available for viewing on USC's official Facebook page.

Students and employees can also view the livestream on

Event Type

Reception, Event Highlights


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus






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Bryceton Scurr left a positive review 9/19/2019

Shade worked out nicely in the early morning. Procession was consistent and orderly. President Carol L. Folt gave a meaningful speech and handled the protest at the start with much aplomb. The lunch in McCarthy quad left an excellent taste in my mouth.