The USC Emeriti Center directly serves members and the greater university community through a broad range of programming. Whenever possible, the Center video records special programs for viewing at home.


Recognizes the special achievements of retired faculty and staff

USC Living History Project

Showcases the contributions of USC faculty and staff leaders through the years

Wellness Programs

Hosts numerous lecture series and forums on wellness, healthy aging, and consumer related topics

Enrichment Classes

Hosts numerous lecture series and forums on academic topics offered through the Emeriti Center College

Trojan Encore

Connects retirees and USC units needing part-time and/or short-term help (paid and volunteer)

Speakers Directory

Provides presentations for community organizations, university groups, and more and offers retired faculty and staff the opportunity to present on topics of interest through the Emeriti Center College

Research Fund

Provides grants through the Emeriti Center College to foster retired faculty research activities

Travel Excursions

Through the USC Emeriti Center’s Benefits and Resource Committee, the USC Emeriti Center hosts a number of travel excursions available to USC retirees and their spouses/partners and guests.

Trojan Global Intergenerational Friends (TGIF)

Offers a networking reception a few times a year for international students to meet USC retired and current faculty and staff who want to be helpful. It also includes an online list of registered TGIF mentors.

Trojans Helping Trojans (THT)

An active committee of staff and faculty, mostly retired, the THT Committee meets monthly to find ways to help and to continue their connections to USC during retirement.