About us

The Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) is under the direction of Gretchen Means, the university’s Title IX Coordinator and Executive Director of OED. This office is responsible for investigating cases of protected-class discrimination or harassment in the university community, and enforcing the university’s anti-harassment and non-discrimination policies. The office also ensures university compliance and best practices in the implementation of other laws, including affirmative action and equal opportunity requirements.

Contact information

You may contact OED by:


(213) 740-5086



Mail or in person

USC Office of Equity and Diversity/Title IX
USC Credit Union Building
3720 South Flower Street, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0704