Welcome to the USC Team
You are an important part of our team. Your work is integral to our mission to serve the State of South Carolina through education, research and service. Watch this welcome message from USC President Michael Amiridis and let's work together to make a difference.
Get off to a Strong Start
We want to make it easy for you to get set up in your new position. Follow these steps to complete your hire, get paid on time and maximize your benefits. Some actions are time sensitive; deadlines that must be met are highlighted for you.
Before You Arrive
Essential tasks to complete the hiring process.
Your First Day
Actions to take on your first day.
Your First Week
Select your benefits and clarify expectations.
Your First Month
Review your personal and financial information.
Your First Year
Take stock of what you have accomplished and set new goals.
Important Resources for New Employees
Quickly connect to the resources new employees use most. Along with connecting to the Center for Teaching Excellence, new faculty members should watch for special action items marked with the green column icon on individual pages of the New Employee Guide to Success.
Sharing Our Culture
What makes USC special? Learn about our history, values and future directions.
New Employee Benefits Guide
Benefits eligible employees must make selections in their first month. Learn more about eligibility and options.
New Employee Orientation
An introduction to important offices and services.
Tips and Guides
Tools to help you navigate the onboarding process.
New Faculty Orientation
The Center for Teaching Excellence provides support and guidance for all newly hired faculty.
Office of International Services
The Office for International Scholars provides resources for employees preparing to enter the United States.