The University of Southern California ACTU is located on the third floor of the 5P21/ Rand Schrader clinic. The clinic is in Los Angeles at the USC Health Sciences Campus within the LA County-USC Medical Center.

USC ACTU
5P21/ Rand Schrader Clinic
1300 N. Mission Rd, 3rd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90033
phone: (323) 343-8288
fax: (323) 226-2083

Study Coordinator
Luis Mendez BS, [email protected] 
Phone: (323) 343-8283


Map to the clinic (mapquest link)


Directions to the clinic by bus from downtown union station

  • Go to the South East corner of Cesar Chavez Ave and Alameda St.
  • Take Metro Bus 71 (County Hospital or Cal State University)
  • Get off at Mission Road and Zonal Ave

Coming from the North (e.g., Burbank, San Fernando, Pacoima, etc.)

  • Take the 5 Freeway going South.
  • Exit off of Mission Road.
  • At the Mission Road exit, turn left onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right on Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from the West side of the San Fernando Valley (e.g., Universal City, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Reseda, Canoga Park, etc.)

  • Take the 101 Ventura Freeway going East.
  • Turn onto the 101 Hollywood Freeway going South.
  • Exit off of Mission Road.
  • At the Mission Road exit, turn left onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right on Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from Pasadena or Eagle Rock

  • Take the 2 Freeway going South.
  • Turn onto the 5 Freeway going South.
  • Exit off of Mission Road.
  • At the Mission Road exit, turn left onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from West Los Angeles (e.g., Culver City, Palms, West L.A., Santa Monica, etc.)

  • Take the 10 Freeway going East.
  • Turn onto the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • At the Cesar Chavez exit, turn left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from the San Gabriel Valley (e.g., Alhambra, Monterey Park, Rosemead, etc.)

  • Take the 10 Freeway going West.
  • Turn onto the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Main Street.
  • At the Main Street exit, turn right onto Daly Street.
  • Drive past Main Street until you hit Mission Road.
  • Turn left onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from East Los Angeles, Commerce, Maywood, Vernon, Pico Rivera, Downey, and Norwalk, etc.

  • Take the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • At the Cesar Chavez Avenue exit, turn left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from Cudahy, Bell Gardens, South Gate, Long Beach, etc.

  • Take the 710 Freeway going North.
  • Turn onto the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • At the Cesar Chavez exit, turn left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from Compton, Carson, Lynwood, Gardena, Watts, San Pedro, and Huntington Park, etc.

  • Take the 110 Freeway going North.
  • Turn onto the 101 Freeway going South.
  • Exit off of Mission Road.
  • At the Mission Road exit, turn left onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from the Southwest (e.g., Hawthorne, El Segundo, Torrance, Redondo Beach, Inglewood, Marina Del Rey, etc.)

  • Take the 405 Freeway going North.
  • Turn onto the 10 Freeway going East.
  • Turn onto the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • At the Cesar Chavez Avenue exit, turn left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Coming from Orange County (Two Options)

Option 1

  • Take the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • At the Cesar Chavez Avenue exit, turn left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

Option 2

  • Take the 405 Freeway going North.
  • Turn onto the 605 Freeway going North.
  • Turn onto the 5 Freeway going North.
  • Exit off of Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • At the Cesar Chavez Avenue exit, turn left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mission Road.
  • Turn right onto Zonal Avenue into our parking lot.

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