COVID Health and Safety Standards for Students FAQs

Q: What kind of face covering should I wear? A: Your mask should be made with a tightly woven fabric (fabrics that do not let light pass through when held up to a light source), or be a medical procedure mask (sometimes referred to as surgical masks or disposable face masks).

Wage and Hour

This document provides a general outline of the University’s policies regarding compensation, timekeeping, rest and meal period requirements, overtime pay and work schedules. The University abides by all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations concerning employee compensation, including all minimum wage and salary requirements and pay regulations.

Lactation Accommodations

The university demonstrates its support of working parents in many ways, including generous leave policies for new parents, subsidized child care programs, and other policies and resources designed to enhance work-life balance throughout the life of a family.

Scholarship and Grant Awards

This policy governs the administration of scholarships and grants at the University of Southern California (USC). USC provides scholarships and grants to students consistent with donor specifications on the basis of financial need, merit, or both.

SCampus

As a private corporation, USC is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board is a self perpetuating body, electing one-fifth of its members each year for a five-year term of office. The trustees delegate certain powers to the administration of the university and serve as the ultimate
decision-making body.

Layoffs and Reorganizations

This policy is Exhibit A of the University of Southern California Severance Pay Plan. It applies to all benefits-eligible staff employees; excluded are per diems, resource employees, temporary employees, faculty, those claiming student status, and staff employees who were employed for a specific period of time only where an end date was communicated in writing to the staff employee at the time of hire or during employment.

Employment Records

The university maintains personnel information for each employee to ensure a complete, accurate and current record of documents related to the job and employment status of an employee.

Recruiting and Hiring

The university is committed to attracting, securing and retaining a diverse and inclusive pool of the most highly qualified individuals available for all university positions, in accordance with the principles of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.