Health, Technology, and Engineering

HTE@USC: An interdisciplinary program in Engineering and Medicine

Important Forms, Dates & Policies

As a participant in the HTE@USC Program, you will need to be compliant with all health requirements for the Keck School of Medicine. Below you will find documentation listing all required immunizations. At your earliest convenience, please make an appointment with your healthcare provider to begin the health clearance process.

In order to obtain your ID badge for USC LAC and health clearance for ICM you must:

  1. Print out the forms listed below
  2. Complete the forms in full
  3. Email completed forms to: or fax forms to: 323-442-2663

If you are utilizing the USC Engemann Student Health Center, go directly to the Immunization Center (no appointment needed) for assistance. You can also check with the USC Eric Cohen Student Health Center website to make certain your health clearance is in compliance. Go to and click “Patient Login” below My SHR. If your record shows you are non-compliant, immediately contact the Eric Cohen Student Health Center at 323-442-5631Monique Abeyta in Keck Student Affairs will email you when your LAC+USC ID badge is ready for pick-up. 

Once you are compliant with all health requirements, a physician or a licensed healthcare professional must complete and sign section I of the E2 form.

Be advised that you are to complete the asterisk sections on the E2 form.
Please return completed forms to or fax 323-442-2663.

The Office of Student Affairs will complete section III on the document and forward a copy to the LAC USC Employee Health office. The E2 health form is required for issuing your LAC USC badge by the LAC USC Employee Health office.

All LAC USC completed forms should be sent to or fax 323-442-2663.

In order to obtain access to CHLA you must:

For HTE@USC students that are shadowing clinicians at CHLA and observing patient areas, please complete the CHLA Hospital Policy Forms below and return them to

In order to obtain access to Keck Medical Center of USC you must: 

  1. Complete the Keck Request to Observe Form (obtain form from
  2. Complete the online USC HIPAA Education Course (enter as guest) (email a copy of your certificate to Mary)
  3. Obtain a letter or email from the physician/clinician to confirm the shadowing. This email or letter should include a “no computer access requested”.
  4. Email proof of current flu shot no later than October 1, 2018
  5. Email proof of current TB up to one year
  6. Email a copy of state issued ID or USC student ID
  7. All documents should be sent to: Mary Samaniego:
USC Policies, Procedures, Requirements, and Expectations for HTE students

Calendar and Holiday Schedule

The program will observe the official university holiday schedule (unless otherwise notified).

Change in Student Status

Please notify the HTE Office of any change in your status as part of our tracking and evaluation process.

 Sexual Harassment Hotline

Information, counseling, referral or other assistance regarding the university’s sexual harassment policy or concerns about sexual harassment in the classroom or workplace is available by contacting the Office of Equity and Diversity

Disability Services

The University has mechanisms in place to assist students with disabilities.  Please contact the Disability Services and Programs (attn.: Director: Edward Roth, Ph.D./Associate Director, Mattie E. Grace, Ph.D.) at (213) 740-0776/ (213) 740-6948 (TDD only), or at  They are located at University of Southern California, Student Union 301, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0896.  Please refer to their website for further assistance at

USC Students and Postdoctoral Scholars Intellectual Property Policy 

As a student or postdoctoral scholar at USC, you have opportunities to create patentable inventions or copyrightable documents or software that may be commercialized and benefit society. These innovations may result from your classes, from extracurricular activities, or from your participation in research or paid projects in collaboration with USC faculty and researchers. This memo is provided to summarize opportunities available to you for commercialization, along with some of your rights and responsibilities. Click here to review  The USC Intellectual Property Policy.