Temporary Accommodations

USC Temporary Housing
Hotels and Motels near Main Campus
Oakwood Worldwide
TENTEN Wilshire Blvd.
Additional Options

Some students and scholars may require temporary accommodation once they arrive in Los Angeles. There are several options for short-term accommodations on or near the University Park Campus and their contact information is provided below. Please contact the offices directly to inquire about accommodation details and to make reservations.

USC Temporary Housing

The USC Housing office coordinates temporary housing for a limited number of international students. Please review their website for more details.

Hotels and Motels near Main Campus

Below is a partial list of hotels and motels available in the general area of the USC University Park Campus, particularly for the downtown area (two miles north of campus). The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and DASH buses are available between downtown Los Angeles and USC campus.

Please contact these accommodations directly for inquiry on available facilities, rates, etc. 

These accommodations are located in the center of a large urban area. The University and OIS does not guarantee the safety or condition of any individual lodging and does not endorse any of the listings below. 

This information is provided solely as a reference guide.

USC Campus Area (within walking distance)

Radisson Hotel
3540 South Figueroa Street

Vagabond Inn
3101 South Figueroa Street

Downtown Los Angeles

Figueroa Hotel
939 South Figueroa Street

Hilton Checkers
535 South Grand Avenue

Mayfair Hotel
1256 West Seventh Street
1-800 821-8682
or (213)484-9789

LA Hotel Downtown
333 South Figueroa Street

Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue

Ramada Hotel
611 South Westlake Avenue

Standard Hotel
550 South Flower Street

Westin Bonaventure Hotel
404 South Figueroa Street

Oakwood Worldwide

Oakwood Worldwide is another option for new USC students and scholars who would like something more than a hotel room while looking for permanent housing.  Oakwood provides convenience and comfort through fully furnished temporary apartments. Thirty-day and weekly rental options are available.

Accommodations are available in Downtown Los Angeles, Toluca Hills, Marina del Rey, Pasadena, Palazzo at the Grove and more. Please visit the Oakwood Worldwide website to learn more about these accommodation options and contact information.

TENTEN Wilshire Blvd.

TENTEN Wilshire Blvd. offers temporary accommodation options for new USC students and scholars. TENTEN Wilshire Blvd. provides furnished and unfurnished accommodation options. More details on amenities included in these accommodations are available through the company website.

Free shuttle service is available for individuals who do not have transportation. A car and driver are provided to take USC guests back and forth to USC or anywhere else they would like to go within a two square mile radius of the property.

Please contact the TENTEN Wilshire Blvd. company directly for rates and availability.

Additional Options

In addition to the temporary accommodation options above, temporary housing can be arranged through these other sources:

  1. Contact one of the nationality clubs in the USC International Students’ Assembly to find fellow citizens who may provide additional tips or options
  2. Friends or relatives who live near USC
  3. A local church or the members of a religious congregation