Employee discounts


USC Bookstore

Employees receive 10% off many purchases at the USC Bookstore with your USCard (you can also use it to pay).

USC Athletics

Cheer on the Trojans with discounts on season tickets for football and basketball – as well as complimentary admission to many other sports. Details on the Athletics site.

USC Recreational Sports

Discounted membership to the Lyon Center and HSC Fitness Center.

USC Surplus Sales

Surplus Sales is not open to the public, but employees can pick up a bargain on used equipment or furniture, for either business or personal use.

USC Ticket Office

The Ticket Office provides discounts not only to campus-based events but many of the big local theme parks as well.

Off campus

Cell phone service

Several major carriers offer discounts to USC employees.

Auto and home insurance

Travelers offers a special program for USC faculty and staff, with discounts on personal insurance for your auto and/or home, condo or apartment. Read more.

Tax preparation

Employees receive help for in-person or online tax preparation from H&R Block – new clients receive $25 off tax prep; existing clients receive free Tax Identity Shield. For online services, employees receive 20% off the tax preparation software, and 35% off preparation fees.

Home solar panels

SolarMax Technology, Inc offers a special pricing program for USC faculty, staff, alumni – even fans. Own a complete solar panel system for your home for only $65/month.

Travel and transportation

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Discounted rates for employees and students age 21 and over. Book online or visit them in person at the USC Transportation office.

Prime Time Shuttle

Employees, students and university guests get 10% off published rates when traveling to/from all L.A.-area airports and all campus locations (UPC, HSC, Marina del Rey, etc.).

Parking Spot

Employees, students and alumni get 25% off posted rates (no reservations required) when parking at the airport. Must present valid USCard, your USC business card, or a USC Parking Spot coupon.

Midas Los Angeles

10% off. Free shuttle to/from UPC on Wed-Fri, 8am-6pm.

Valet Parking Services

10% off with valid USCard at any participating VPS location.


Hotel discounts

USC has negotiated rates at a number of local hotels – see the Procurement website for details.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts

USC travelers receive a 15% discount on stays at Starwood properties throughout North/South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East and a 5% discount on stays in Asia.

Starwood Hotels includes the following brands: Westin, Sheraton, Sheraton Four Points, Le Meridien, W Hotels, aLoft, St. Regis, Bliss, and the Luxury Collection. Users must indicate USC’s SET identification number at the time of reservation12549.

Entertainment and recreation

Natural History Museum

Free admission with your USCard.

La Brea Tar Pits

Free admission with your USCard.

L.A. County Fair

Free admission for employees and students on USC Day each year.



If you know of a USC employee discount we’re missing, email us with the information.