Yes! If you elect to have the fees deducted from your payrool, you will not be taxed on them. Click here to download the form.
The cost of carpool permits is $301.50/semester, or $67.00/month, which includes the 10% LA city tax. This is split among all members of the carpool.
- Photocopies of current registration and insurance for any vehicles that will be used in the carpool. Both items must have the expiration dates printed on them.
- Photocopies of USC IDs for each member of the carpool
- Proof of residency for each person in the carpool. (i.e. current utility statement, bank or credit card statement.
You can download the carpool application online and return it to us.
Please see our carpool policies.
USC conducts all rideshare matching on Zimride. Please see this site for more information.
Yes, it is possible to carpool even if you don’t have a car of your own; you simply contribute toward gas and other expenses instead of providing a vehicle.
The basic carpool consists of University staff, faculty or students sharing a ride together in a vehicle. This involves two to four co-workers or students from the same community driving together, rather than commuting in their individual cars.
All members of a carpool must commute at least 3 miles and carpool 80% of the distance and time to qualify for a carpool permit.
A carpool can operate on a daily or occasional basis (once or twice a week), and may involve rotating the driving responsibilities.