Beginning on July 1, 2015, all current USC faculty, staff, and students may download free copies of Microsoft Office Professional Plus, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote.
Google Apps at USC accounts now include YouTube, Hangouts, and Google Photos. With these new services, faculty, students, and staff can set up real-time discussions and class sessions via Hangouts, post videos to YouTube using their USC email address, create free websites on Google Sites, and more. To access Google Apps at USC, visit google.usc.edu.
On June 23, 2015, ITS launched a new version of the USC NetID Login screen for single sign-on services such as Workday, Blackboard, the MyUSC portal, and many other websites.
On June 1, 2015, ITS launched a new service management tool, ServiceNow, to replace its IssueTrak ticketing system.
Following an audit of USC accounts, ITS disabled a number of expired USC accounts on February 13, 2015. Users who believe their accounts were mistakenly disabled should contact the iVIP administrator responsible for their department. See http://itservices.usc.edu/iam/ivip/administrators/ for a list of administrators.
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