University Courses

To be a guest in a class, you must receive prior approval from the instructor or academic department. To audit a course, you must receive prior approval from the registrar, instructor, or academic department, and also pay tuition.

Emeritus/Emerita Status

This honor for faculty is recommended by the academic department chair and conferred by the Provost. You should start the process for obtaining this title by requesting emeritus/a status from the department chair. See the Faculty Handbook and the Essential Guide for Retirement Planning in the USC Faculty Portal.

Faculty Handbook 2012 Emeritus Emerita Status Section 10


Includes on-campus access to online resources and remote access to selected resources.

USC Doheny Memorial Library, University Park Campus:

Obtain privileges at all libraries in the USC Library System; renew library card at circulation desk.
phone: (213) 740- 2924

USC Norris Medical Library, Health Sciences Campus:

Obtain privileges at the medical and pharmacy library; renew library card at circulation desk.
phone: (323) 442-1116

For more information, click Remote Access to Electronic Library Resources

Tuition Assistance

USC Office of Benefits Administration

Only children of retirees who meet eligibility requirements, including 15 years of continuous USC employment, receive tuition assistance.
phone: (213) 740-6027