The central mission of the University of Southern California is the development of human beings and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit. To discover the leadership at USC, visit the Senior Administration page.
To support this mission and abide by the highest ethical standards, USC’s policies have been established to create a safe and productive academic and work environment. USC faculty and staff are expected to familiarize themselves with and adhere to all university policies, including our Integrity and Accountability Code, which is anchored to USC’s Unifying Values and aligns our everyday decisions with the institution’s mission and compliance obligations. The code is a vital resource for all faculty and staff throughout USC, including those at Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Report a concern
USC is committed to creating an environment in which our community feels safe, heard, and protected.
The USC Report & Response website provides a simple and easy-to-use portal for reporting conduct in violation of university policies or Unifying Values. Reports may be made anonymously.
To report a concern, visit the USC Report & Response website.
For student employees wishing to learn about policies and pay, professionalism standards and training opportunities, or find an on-campus position, visit the Student employees webpage.
The Business Services departments are responsible for purchasing and paying for goods and services on behalf of the university, as well as processing purchases and payments in compliance with policies set forth by the university, sponsored projects, the Internal Revenue Service, and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. For support with procurement and strategic sourcing, corporate cards, payments and expenses, mailing, and more, please visit USC Business Services.