Physical Health


HSC Fitness Center

**All group exercise classes are free from January 8th- 19th**

Located in the 2001 Soto Street Building, the 10,000-square-foot HSC Fitness Center houses a variety of cardiovascular and strength training equipment, two group exercise rooms, locker rooms, towel service, and day-use lockers. Membership at either the HSC Fitness Center or Lyon Center (UPC) gives members access to both facilities.

Current class offerings include:
Total Body Conditioning, Cardio Dance, Yoga, Legs Glutes & Abs, Cycling, Kickboxing, Abs & Mindfulness, Muscle Conditioning, Zumba
For a current group exercise calendar click here.
For current pricing on group exercise classes click here.


Wednesday Weekly Workouts

Don’t miss the weekly Wednesday Workout sessions at HSC in the Broad CIRM Center Lawn. Join certified personal trainer Callie Price as she leads another fun and challenging outdoor fitness class. Email if you are interested in attending.



Learn how to make the best food choices to support your lifestyle!

Eric Cohen’s Registered Dietitian (RD) is available to provide one-on-one nutrition counseling for students covered under the USC Health Insurance Fee. The RD can help tailor your diet to meet your personal health needs, reduce your risk factors for illness and achieve a healthier lifestyle!

The Dietitian is available to help you with:
  • Weight management
  • Best diet strategies for digestive issues
  • Management of diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure
  • Finding your way with food allergies
  • Support for disordered eating
  • Healthy cooking and food preparation
  • Transitioning to a new diet
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • Maximizing your workout with smart food choices
  • General nutrition information

Thursday: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm


During the first session, the RD will discuss nutrition recommendations with you and help you develop an individualized plan to meet your food related goals. After the initial appointment, you are eligible to schedule follow-up appointments.

As part of the clinical nutrition assessment, you will be checked in by our support staff to take a current height and weight. If you do not wish to provide this information, please let our support staff know when they call you in to the clinical area.

You can make appointments with the RD online via MySHR or by calling (323) 442-5631. You do not a referral from a physician to schedule an appointment.

Check out the featured recipes!


Keck Farmer’s Market

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm
Located in the quad between HC1 and HC2
A continuous loop non-stop shuttle will be provided between Soto II and the Keck Hospital Gold Lobby. A portion of the market proceeds will benefit the local neighborhoods surrounding HSC through the Hazard Park Community Center.


Sexual Health

Safe Sex Resources

External and internal condoms are available year around at Eric Cohen. External condoms, commonly known as male condoms, are available in regular, large and extra-large sizes. Internal condoms, commonly known as female condoms, come in one size. Dental dams, non-latex condoms, and lubrication packets are also available. Safe sex supplies are free and are located by the health education brochures and in the exam rooms.

For information on Urinary Tract Infections, please visit our UTI Resources page.


Services at Eric Cohen

The Eric Cohen Student Health Center is proud to offer Women’s and Men’s Health Services for students on the USC Health Sciences Campus. For a full description of services and more information, please visit the Women’s Health page and the Men’s Health page.