Consumer Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education published two Notices of Public Posting Requirement, on August 31, 2020 and May 13, 2021, directing universities to report on the receipt and use of funds received from the HEERF. Our most recent quarterly report on the student portion funds is now available. Our Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report for the institutional portion funds is also available.

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. A disclosure requirement is information that a postsecondary education institution is required to distribute or make available.

  1. Accreditation Information
  2. Information on Undergraduate Programs
  3. Information on Graduate Programs
    1. USC Graduate School
    2. MAT Teacher Preparation (Rossier School of Education)
  4. Standards for Satisfactory Academic Process
    1. Undergraduate Programs
    2. Graduate Programs
  5. Transfer of Credit Policy
    1. Undergraduate Programs
    2. Graduate Programs
  6. Diversity Statistics
  7. Retention Rates and Graduation Rates
  8. Cost, Financial Assistance and Withdrawal Information
    1. General Financial Aid Information
    2. Refund Policy
    3. Requirements for Withdrawal from the University
    4. Implications of Withdrawal for Recipients of Financial Aid
  9. Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data – The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co-educational institutions of postsecondary education that participate in a Title IV, federal student financial assistance program, and have an intercollegiate athletic program, to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education on athletic participation, staffing, and revenues and expenses, by men’s and women’s teams. For a printed copy of the report contact The Office of Institutional Research, University of Southern California, 665 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90089.  (GOOD)
  10. Information on Post-Graduate Activities
    1. Post-Graduation Outcomes
  11. Health and Safety Information
    1. Vaccination Policy
    2. Alcohol and Drug Policy and Support Resources
    3. Crime Awareness and Campus Security Report (Clery Act Report)
    4. Facilities/Services for Students with Disabilities
  12. Student Records Policies/Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
  13. Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions
    1. USC Intellectual Property Policy
    2. USC Student Handbook
    3. USC Acceptable Use Policy
    4. Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17)
  14. Information About Voter Registration
  15. Information About Textbooks
  16. Information About Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

USC will provide a paper copy of the information above upon request.