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Family Friendly Workplace Policies at USC

Family Friendly Environment

A lack of balance in an employees life, can contribute to stress, fatigue, absenteeism and presenteeism (physically present for work, but mentally absent, unfocused, and unproductive). The ability to focus on work at work is often diminished when employees are worried about family or personal concerns. Conversely, they may be inattentive at home because they’re consumed with job demands. Consequently, both work and home life can become unfulfilling, unhealthy and unproductive

The University offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support employees and their family members. It is important to not only be familiar with these benefits,



Leave Policies at USC

Leticia Molina, University Leave Coordinator, can assist faculty and staff with questions about the following:

  • Federal Medical Leave Act
  • California Family Rights Act
  • Pregnancy Disability Leave
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Personal Leave

Leticia is available to consult not only with faculty and staff, but with Supervisors, Home Department Coordinators, and Human Resources Professionals too, about how these leaves combine and interact with one another. Please contact Leticia at 213 821-8120.

Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
UCAPT Manual 2011

Lactation Support

Workplace Flexibility


Social Security / Medicare Help at UPC

USC employees and / or their family members can meet with a Social Security Administration representative on the first Thursday of each month for assistance with the following:

  • Federal Disability Benefits
  • Social Security Retirement Claims
  • Medicare Claims
  • Social Security Cards
  • Federal Benefits Verifications

To schedule a 30 minute appointment call Teri Aparicio at 213 821-8106. Meetings will be held at the Credit Union Building (CUB), 3720 Flower Street, 2nd Floor.

Financial Support