Navigate work-life at USC

Whether you’re beginning your journey at USC or you’ve been working at the university some time, you’ll find information here to help you navigate your day-to-day workplace and the different stages of your USC career.  

To learn more about USC history, traditions, facts and figures, administration, and more, visit the About USC website.


Welcome to the Trojan community! Get all the information you need for a smooth onboarding at USC through our checklists and action steps.

Campus access and safety

Emergency information, maps, and more.

Getting paid

Tools and resources to access and understand your pay statements, find out when you get paid, and prepare for your taxes.

HR contacts

Refer to this list of HR Partners – categorized by schools and administrative units – for your specific needs.

Life events

Use these materials for guidance on the various life stages or events that take place during your time at USC.

USC Systems

Discover a collection of systems, software solutions, technical tools, and platforms to help manage and simplify your day-to-day job.

Workplace information

Learn how USC is structured and about university policy

Leaving USC

Everything you need to know regarding your USC benefits after you leave the university. 

Resources for specific roles at USC

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The Faculty Portal contains a wealth of information for USC faculty members.



The Manager’s Gateway is a toolkit for you to supervise your employees to the highest standard.

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Postdoctoral Scholars

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website has information for all postdoctoral scholars.

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Student Employees

A series of resources for student workers, covering pay, time, employment policies, and more.