The Gold Card is available to retirees with at least 10 years of benefits-eligible employment at the university and who are 55 years or older upon completion of employment at USC. This is a privilege for those who have honorably served USC for many years.
Many retiree privileges also are available to your non-USC-employed spouse or domestic partner. You may request a separate card in your spouse or partner’s name.
Please be advised that USC does not guarantee the privileges as lifetime benefits. The Gold Card policy is subject to change at any time by the University at its discretion, without prior notice or liability for such changes. The links below explain the Gold Card privileges.
USC’s retirement navigators are your go-to source for questions before and after your retirement from the university.
Benefits retirement navigator – (can send you the Gold Card application and replace a lost Gold Card)
Faculty retirement navigator (for additional questions regarding the impact of retirement on academic life)
Call the Emeriti Center at (213) 740-8921 if you have any questions.