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Decision Pathways for COVID Symptoms:

Visit this page for Decision Pathways for COVID Symptoms.

As of right now  (6/15/2022) USC requires all students, faculty and staff to isolate for 10 days. Some individuals can reduce isolation to 6 days if they meet of the following criteria:
  1. It has been at least 5 days since Day 0 (date of symptom onset, or if asymptomatic, date of positive test)
  2. You have not had a fever in 24 hours and have not taken any fever reducing medications in the last 24 hours.
  3. Your symptoms are improving.
Students and Staff must notify us that the date of their  Day 0Please visit your student health portal MySHR ( to upload your positive results and schedule your COVID test. (Note: You will be offered an antigen testing appointment for DAY 6 of your isolation period. This is to evaluate whether you may end isolation earlier than the full 10-day isolation period. You can also take any COVID test -- you can get it cleared by a USC Health center staff)All testing sites are closed on Sundays and USC Observed Holidays. For more information:

Note: Instead of “Employee/Child follows home isolation guidance,” you must use the USC COVID Guidelines noted above.

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SHINE 2021

SHINE students in Prof. Zavaleta’s lab with SHINE Mentor Alex Cjaza (far L): Gaby, Emily, Ammey (L to R)


Additional Useful Links + SHINE Resources

To access these additional SHINE resources, you will need to log in using your USC NetID. If you are having trouble logging in, you may need to reset your password. You must have your USC NetID and USC ID Number on hand to reset your password.

Linked Learning via USC
Click here to access
You can now access Linked Learning through USC without having to sign-up or connect to LinkedIn. You will have access to various tutorials and courses.

USC Electronic Library Resources
Visit and click on sign-in
You have access to USC’s electronic resources. If you need a refresher on how to use databases, please visit the research guide at and review the USC Libraries Zoom Session (videos link below under “Useful Links”).

Software from USC
Launch VMware Horizon Client, connect/login, and click on General Desktop
You have access to software such as MATLAB. If you have not logged in before, please click here to see instructions to download VMware Horizon Client.

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Published on May 4th, 2017

Last updated on July 6th, 2022