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Starts at 8:30am on July 13 and at 9:00am on July 14. Light continental breakfast will be served.


For the complete schedule, go to http://ibear40anniversary.net/schedule

Commencement Dinner

Limited to participants who are registered for July 13th and for participants registered for both days. Dinner tickets will be distributed at check-in.

CLOSING RECEPTION: “Spire Deck Lounge,” 73rd Floor of the Wilshire Grand Center

Limited to participants (adults only) who are registered for July 14th and for participants registered for both days.

Campus Parking

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$15 self-parking is available at Gate 3 (McCarthy Way entrance) on Figueroa Street, across from the Galen Center.
IMPORTANT: please remember to display your daily permit on your dashboard to avoid a parking ticket.

Dress Code

Business casual during the two-day reunion. NOTE for those who have registered for the Commencement, Reception and Dinner, blazer or sports jacket and dressy casual for women is advised.

WILSHIRE GRAND CENTER (for the closing reception)

The closing reception for registered participants will be at the Intercontinental Hotel’s Spire Deck Lounge on the 73rd Floor.

Address: 900 Wilshire Boulevard, LA 90017; click here for driving directions; Telephone: 213 688 7777

Parking: valet parking only at $22 per car. The parking entrance is on 7th Street, just west of Figueroa.
There are other parking options on Figueroa Street, just south of the Wilshire Grand Center, which typically charge $8 to $10.

(Please allow extra time when driving to the Wilshire Grand due to major concert events at the Staples Center and Microsoft Theatre.)


The average weather condition in July is generally sunny and very warm. For up-to-date weather conditions, click here.

Things To Do Around Campus

Self-guided tour of USC and its vicinity

Kids Guide to USC
Los Angeles County Natural History Museum
California Science Center
Exposition Park Rose Garden