Our Purpose

The FMS Events Planning department takes pride in offering quality service to assist campus departments, student organizations, and external customers with all aspects of event planning and related estimating services. Planning events can be a long and tedious process and by working in partnership with other USC departments, we help clients organize successful events and help ensure that all events adhere to university protocol. Additionally, we are responsible for coordinating FMS crews for campus events to ensure efficiency, cost effectiveness and timeliness of service. 

Our Services Include:
  • One-stop event planning at both the University Park Campus and the Health Sciences Campus
  • Event estimates and job walks as required
  • Assistance with event locations, logistics and set-up diagrams required for Fire Marshall and Safety Office
  • Equipment rental from FMS and/or outside vendors as required
  • Coordination and scheduling of FMS event services: (e.g., air conditioning, custodial, electrical, fountains, irrigation, and landscape)
  • Post event clean up (indoors/outdoors)

Types of Events:

  • Commencement, Concerts, Homecoming, Meetings/Seminars, New Building Dedications, Receptions, Sorority and Fraternity Functions, as well as Sporting Events/Tailgates.
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Contact Information

Office Hours

Open: Monday - Friday 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

After-hour and/or weekend/urgent requests: Contact FMS Customer Service Center (CRC)

Phone Numbers:

Events Planning Office: (213) 740 3361

Events Planning Fax: (213) 740 9141

CRC: Weekend/ After-hours/ Urgent Request (213) 740 6833



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