University of Southern California

USC Benefits

Benefits orientation

Comprehensive "new hire" information is available at USC's Employee Gateway.

For faculty, in addition to the orientation sessions, each campus usually hosts a New Faculty Welcome Day. The faculty portal has more information.

Credit Union Building
University Park
Credit Union Building (CUB)
1st floor conference room
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Norris Research Tower
Health Science
Norris Research Tower (Topping Tower)
NTT 4444
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9 am to 11 amOn Wednesday
July216
August620
September317
October822
November519
December317
1 pm to 3 pmOn Tuesday
July115
August519
September216
October721
November418
December216
Topics include information on all benefit options available such as:
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Tuition assistance

Reminders

Benefits will begin the first of the month following enrollment. For example, in order to have a September 1st effective date, the enrollment must occur in August.

Documentation will be necessary to enroll dependents:

  • original marriage certificate for spouse
  • original birth certificate for children

Documentation must be received within 5 business days or your transaction will be cancelled.