New hire information

A special welcome from USC President C. L. Max Nikias

Welcome new Trojan!

Congratulations on your new position with the University of Southern California! We’re delighted that you’re joining our community of faculty, staff, students and alumni all contributing toward USC’s mission, as one of the world’s top private research universities, to develop individuals and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit. A noble goal, indeed, and now you are a part of it!

Please explore the checklists of action steps to take now before your new job begins and throughout your first days, weeks and months at USC:

Before you arrive | Your first few days | Your first few months | Ongoing

You may find it helpful to review our benefit and time off summaries for faculty and staff employees.

Also see the About USC section, which offers links to help you learn all about the university – and check out the beautiful campus photo slideshow!

And don’t miss this – we asked our seasoned employees to offer tips for you, the new Trojan faculty or staff member. See our Top 10 Tips for New Trojans!

Finally – now that you’re a part of USC – you are a Trojan. We share the values engraved on Tommy Trojan’s statue:

Welcome to the Trojan Family!