ResNet, USC’s residential network, provides students with wired network connectivity in residence halls. NOTE: For most online computing functions, students can connect to USC Secure Wireless for high-speed, high-bandwith wireless connectivity.


  • Network speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second
  • Available on the University Park and Health Sciences campuses
  • Configuration and troubleshooting support provided through USC Housing


All USC students are eligible to connect their computers to ResNet.

Getting Started

For instructions for registering computers for wired connectivity through ResNet, see

If you live on the Health Science Campus, see the Connecting to ResNet at HSC page for additional information on connecting to ResNet on the HSC campus.

Data Security

ITS recommends that all users maintain a firewall, as well as antivirus and antispyware software. Links to free firewall and antivirus software, along with additional information, are available on the ITS Security page.


Contact USC Housing Services at 213-740-4646 for help with your ResNet connection.


This is a free service.