6/26: Update on COVID-19 Training and Daily Wellness Checks

Felicia Washington, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, and Charles Zukoski, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, share an important update with faculty and staff on COVID-19 training and daily wellness checks.

6/19: Message from Provost Zukoski Regarding Restart Activities

As we begin a phased approach toward resuming some on-campus activities, Provost Charles Zukoski shares the progress we have made in a number of areas.

6/17: Project Restart Webinar with USC Students

President Carol Folt, Vice President of Student Affairs Winston Crisp, and Provost Charles Zukoski invite USC students to a webinar on Monday, June 22 from 1-2:30 p.m. to discuss Project Restart and the return to campus.

6/8: Update from the Provost and Chief Financial Officer

USC has a potential budget gap of $300 to $500 million in FY 2021. The gap arises from lost revenues and increased costs associated with COVID-19. We are preparing for a prolonged economic recovery that could impact our finances for several years. We remain confident that we can close this gap for FY 2021, and over the next year, develop plans to emerge stronger from the pandemic.

5/7: Project Restart – The Path to Bringing USC Back to Campus

We established Project Restart, which is comprised of working groups involving over 100 faculty, staff, and students. These teams are charged with envisioning how we can return each specific element of university life to on-campus operations. The teams are planning in great detail, considering contingencies, and preparing us to be both nimble and thorough in our approach.

4/28: Academic Updates for Current and Future Trojans

USC Provost Charles Zukoski shares several decisions in key areas concerning the upcoming summer sessions and planning for fall 2020.

4/16: Support for the USC Graduate and Professional Student Community

USC Provost Charles Zukoski shares numerous updates for graduate and professional students, including information about grading policy and withdrawals, qualifying exams, thesis and dissertation submissions and emergency grants.

4/3: An Important Message from the Provost and Chief Financial Officer

View numerous university updates regarding hiring, compensation, travel, capital projects and summer programs.

3/30: Important Modification to Undergraduate Grading Policy

Undergraduate students will have the freedom to opt for a letter grade, a Pass or a No Record up to a week after official class grades are posted. The deadline is May 27 to select these options.

3/24: COVID-19 New Actions

Read the latest updates from President Carol Folt and Provost Charles Zukoski about commencement, university housing, paid administrative leave for employees, pay for student workers, and more.