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Logins and Passwords

My University IDs

You have three university IDs – a VIP ID, a USC ID, and a Network Username. Each ID is used differently. Reference the following chart for information on your university IDs:

  Network Username USC ID VIP ID
Alphabetic, alphanumeric or numeric Alphabetic or alphanumeric Alphanumeric Numeric
Number of digits 3-8 9 8
Used with a password to log in to a system  
Used to verify my identity (not my SSN)    
Place I reset/change my password my.SC.edu or VIP   my.SC.edu or VIP
Used as a log in for the following systems:      
Blackboard    
Email    
Self Service Carolina    
VIP    
Wired/Wireless Network