Compliance Programs

Institutional Compliance Program

Effective compliance management requires strong partnership between the USC Office of Culture, Ethics and Compliance and all key leaders in managing USC’s compliance risks.

ADA Compliance Program

The Office of Institutional Accessibility, ADA Compliance (OIA) provides strategic leadership to ensure USC programs and services are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Data Privacy Compliance Program

The university is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information relating to its students, faculty, staff, patients, donors, customers, and others who provide us with such information.

Healthcare Compliance Program

USC is committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in all aspects of health care delivery. Our compliance program has been developed to ensure that guidelines issued by payers (Medicare, Medi-Cal, etc.)

Research Compliance Program

Sponsored research plays a significant role in the life of our university community.  Funded by an array of private and government sources, this research presents USC with the opportunity to contribute to global knowledge and discovery across every realm of human endeavor.

International Activities

USC engages in a variety of activities related to research, instruction, healthcare, student outreach, and other strategic partnerships and affiliations that may create obligations under United States export control regulations, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and economic and trade sanctions regulations.

Clery Compliance

The Clery Act is a federal law requiring institutions of higher education to provide timely, accurate and complete information about safety policies and crimes reported on campus to students and employees.

Youth Protection and Programming

To support USC’s commitment to providing safe environments for minors, the Office of Youth Protection and Programming oversees and promotes compliance with the university’s youth protection policies and applicable child protection laws, and also serves as a centralized resource for all who engage with minors at the university through collaboration, guidance, and support.