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The faculty and staff discounts below have been verified. Other businesses, especially those near campus, may offer you additional discounts.
It is recommended to bring your your USCard, as you may be required to show it! The USCard can also be used as a form of payment. To deposit funds, visit USCard Services.

On campus

USC Bookstores

get 10% off most purchases at university bookstores with the USCard 

USC Credit Union

earn discounts on loans and deposit products with a free Cardinal checking account

USC gym memberships

get your sweat on before or after work with big discounts at on-campus gyms

USC Pharmacies

receive 10% off a variety of purchases at USC Pharmacy with the USCard

USC Ticket Office

discounts to campus-based events and more

Tech, transportation, and travel

Commercial phone plans

discounts from the major carriers

Hyatt House LA University Medical Center

earn up to 25% off daily rates

Public transit

half-off subsidy applies to many employee transit options, even out-of-state


discounted rates on rental cars and ride-sharing

Trojan Travel

plan your next adventure and enjoy special prices on hotels, car rentals, and entertainment tickets

Personal life perks 

Public service loan forgiveness

due to the university’s non-profit status, you may have help in paying off some federal education loans

SolarMax Technology

offers an exclusive discount for USC faculty and staff and their family members; you get up to $2,000 off a complete solar panel system for your home

USC Neighborhood Homeownership program 

get up to $50,000 toward a house in a campus neighborhood  

Note to external organizations

The Employee Gateway promotes perks, rewards, and benefits that have been verified as available to the USC community. With a few exceptions, we do not promote discounts that are available from external companies.  

Businesses interested in a relationship with the university should contact USC Business Services