10/1 – Mandatory Harassment Prevention Training

Dear Colleagues, As part of USC’s ongoing commitments to fostering a positive environment and ensuring the university is in compliance with federal and state legal requirements, all faculty and staff – including in academic- and healthcare-specific roles – are required to take the online course “Preventing Harassment and Discrimination” when they begin employment and then…

9/28 For Faculty and University Staff: Vaccine Update for Campus— Influenza and COVID-19 Boosters

Sept. 28, 2021 TO:      USC Faculty and University Staff FR:       Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:      Vaccine Update for Campus— Influenza and COVID-19 Boosters As we enter the influenza season, the University has renewed the decision to require influenza vaccines…

9/15 – National Recovery Month 2021

To: USC Students, Faculty and Staff As you may already be aware, September is National Recovery Month—a time to promote and support the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of community members and service providers across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible, and new evidence-based recovery practices.…

8/25- Game Day and Coliseum Update

Dear Trojan Family, I hope this note finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you in the Coliseum for the home opener against San Jose State on September 4! It will be a truly remarkable experience as our football team, students, fans, marching band, and spirit programs come…

8/23 – Introducing Nasal Testing, and other COVID-19 Testing Updates

August 23, 2021 To:         All USC students; All Faculty; All University Staff Fr:           USC Student Health RE:         Introducing Nasal Testing, and other COVID-19 Testing Updates As of this week, USC Student Health is re-introducing nasal swab as a method for collecting samples for COVID-19 testing. Nasal swab appointments are available through MySHR (Monday-Friday until 3:30 PM)…

8/23- Campus Emergency Procedures

To:USC Faculty and Staff   From:David WrightSenior Vice President, AdministrationDate:August 23, 2021    Subject:   Campus Emergency Procedures To: USC Faculty and Staff From: David Wright, Senior Vice President, Administration August 23, 2021 Fellow Trojans, With so many of us returning to our physical workspaces after nearly 18 months, it is critical that we take a moment to reacquaint ourselves with…

8/20 – Tech Tips for Returning to Campus

August 20, 2021 Dear USC Community, We hope that you have had a wonderful and safe summer! Over the next weeks and months, many of you may be returning to campus for the first time since March 2020. When you return to campus, you may need to change or refresh the devices and applications you…

8/17 – Provost Fall 2021 Welcome

August 17, 2021 Dear Colleagues, Welcome to Fall 2021. As we begin another semester – one that will pose some unique challenges as we return to in-person teaching and learning – I want to share some initial guidance and resources as we support each other and our students with patience and compassion. Once again, I…

8/13- USC Transportation: Return of Trojan Check

As detailed in the Welcome Back Guidance memo from the Provost, TrojanCheck verification will once again be required at perimeter access points, including vehicles entering the University Park Campus. Some access points (including vehicle exits from parking structures) may also be temporarily unavailable. Effective Thursday, August 19, 2021, all vehicles must come to a complete stop at screening checkpoints, and be…