Dear Members of the Trojan Family:
Today at approximately 6 a.m., a first-year male student was critically injured in a fall from an upper floor of Birnkrant Residential College. The causes of the incident are under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department with assistance from the university. Foul play is not suspected.
USC Student Affairs is reaching out to the family and students who have been affected by this incident, offering counseling to anyone who desires. Four counselors are available to students at Birnkrant. Anyone who needs assistance is urged to contact Student Affairs at (213) 740-2421 or the USC Center for Work and Family Life at (213) 821-0800.
Our thoughts and prayers go to the student and his family.
Michael L. Jackson
Vice President for Student Affairs