Benefits and perks

Your employee benefits include a broad range of programs to help protect your (and your family’s) health, wealth and future. USC invests hundreds of millions of dollars every year to provide these benefits to you, and they represent an important and substantial component of your overall compensation package.

Other benefits are known as “perks” (short for perquisites). These represent the privileges and advantages of being a USC employee, which in some cases extend even to employees who are not otherwise benefits-eligible.

Also see USC’s staff benefits policy. Faculty policy on benefits is contained in chapter 3 of the Faculty Handbook.

Benefits eligibility

Enrolling in benefits

Changing your benefits

Health benefits

Retirement benefits

Work/life benefits


Leaving USC

2018 benefits orientation schedule