Recharge / Service Centers

A recharge center is a unit within USC that provides fee-based technical or administrative services to the University’s research community on a recurring basis.

Determining Eligibility to Set Up a Recharge Center

To qualify as a recharge center, the unit’s goods and/or services:

  • Must be provided on a regular basis.
  • Must be in demand by multiple users.
  • Must have a clearly identifiable cost that meets government requirements.
  • Must have reasonably measured usage and billing rates.

Learn more about eligibility by reviewing the University’s Recharge Center Policy.