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President’s Award for Staff Achievement
Nominate a colleague for the prestigious annual President’s Award for Staff Achievement (awarded at the annual Staff Recognition Luncheon, pictured here)

President’s site
Learn about USC President C.L. Max Nikias, and find out how to follow him on social media!

Honorary degrees
Nominate a candidate for an honorary degree

USC Communities
Learn how USC is building partnerships with our neighbors to encourage strong communities

Good Neighbors Campaign
USC’s Good Neighbors Campaign offers employees, students, alumni and friends an opportunity to make donations benefiting the communities that surround our campuses. In recent years the program has directed more than $1 million annually to health care, tutoring, legal help, arts education, sports, and safety initiatives for local families. Employees may donate through payroll deduction

Academic Senate
The Academic Senate is the representative body of the entire faculty at USC, consisting primarily of representatives elected by Faculty Councils at the various schools

Staff Assembly
USC’s Staff Assembly represents all staff employees who are not covered by a union contract – join the organization and/or nominate a colleague for a monthly staff recognition award

Staff Club
The University Staff Club, founded in 1977 by staff members, provides contributions of dollars, knowledge, and enthusiasm to USC

Join the Campus Emergency Response Team and help keep USC safe by becoming a campus first responder! Here’s a look at how the team stays prepared:

Women in Management
Get involved with WIM and be part of communication, professional development and career opportunities for women at USC

Alumni Association
Stay connected with the Trojan Family – and if you’re an alum and a current employee, claim your spot in our family album!

USC Parents
Employees whose children attend USC can get questions answered here

Emeriti Center
Take advantage of the Emeriti Center, supporting retirees and pre-retirees with resources, advocacy and privileges. The center also supports the Retired Faculty Association and Staff Retirement Association listed below

Retired Faculty Association

Staff Retirement Association

Office of Religious Life
USC has one of the largest offices of religious life of any university, and a wide range of programs and presentations are free to all

Trojan Christian Faculty/Staff Fellowship

Latino Forum

University Chorus
The USC Thornton School of Music has many choral groups, but the University Chorus is special – it accepts not only students of any level or major, but also staff, faculty, and community members. If you like to sing, University Chorus is the place for you!

Giving to USC