The university provides the following options for connecting to the USC
computer network from on and off campus.
is the university’s high speed network available in university
facilities. Faculty and staff may register their office computers for
use with USCNet.
To access USCNet from the Norris Cancer Center, Doheny Eye Institute
or University Hospital, contact your computer support
group for help.
access is provided in the common
areas of the Health Sciences Campus, including the quad, cafeteria,
Norris Medical Library, Center for Health Professionals, student areas of the Keck School of Medicine, and other areas.
Access to USC's wireless network is free to all users; no account is
required. Users are strongly recommended using VPN
for security. However, when accessing Norris Medical Library's online resources, do not use VPN. See Accessing licensed eResources for more details.
The library's Technology Support Center helps laptop users in connecting
to the USC wireless network.
is primarily for the university’s residential halls, but also
is available in the Norris Medical Library, the Wilson Dental Library
and Leavey Library on the University Park Campus, and in various academic
The Norris Library ResNet ports are located on the lower
level in the bound journal stacks near shelves 23 and 24. These
connections are free to all USC computer account holders.
The Technology Support Center helps laptop users in connecting to ResNet.
These services are supported by the university’s Information
Technology Services. Their Customer
Support Center can be reached at (213) 740-5555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have established a connection through your Internet Service Provider, then you can access USC library licensed electronic resources through the remote access portal. See Accessing licensed eResources for more details.
As of June 30, 2009, the university no longer provides dialup access through PPP.