Faculty and staff that need to use USC UNIX resources may do so using their Basic Computing Facility (BCF) accounts. Located at mizar.usc.edu, this server acts as a time-sharing host for all non-Health Sciences faculty/staff accounts.
Health Sciences campus faculty and staff receive UNIX accounts on the Health Sciences Computing Facility (HSC). See itservices.usc.edu/hsc for more information on HSC accounts.
Faculty and staff that require access to additional computing resources for research purposes may apply for accounts on USC’s high-performance computing cluster. For more information, see itservices.usc.edu/hpc.
- 1 gigabyte (GB) of file storage
- Access to USC UNIX resources
- Personal web publishing
All USC faculty and staff that are not located at the Health Sciences campus are eligible for BCF accounts.
For information on how to use your BCF account for UNIX computing, see itservices.usc.edu/unix.
To get help with your BCF account, contact the ITS Customer Support Center.
This is a free service.