USC Drive

USC Drive is a high-performance storage service that allows researchers to upload large data files quickly. All USC faculty, postdocs, and graduate students get 50 gigabytes of storage on USC Drive for free and may request additional storage space for a fee.


  • 50 GB of high-performance storage
  • Storage is accessible via Windows or Mac computers
  • Data stored in account is backed up daily
  • Additional storage may be purchased


All current USC faculty, postdocs, and graduate students

Getting Started

For information on accessing your USC Drive from a Windows or Mac desktop, see

Learn More

For more information on using your USC Drive, including answers to frequently asked questions regarding this service, see

Data Security

USC Drive is approved for storing some restricted data, including FERPA-related information. Please note that additional controls may be required, depending on the type of data and relevant regulations. (Please contact for additional information.)

Request Additional Storage

Additional storage above the standard 50 GB is available. This additional storage is available for $3.50 per month for each additional block of 50 GB. To request this additional storage, please fill out the Additional Storage Request (USC NetID Login Required)


For assistance with USC Drive, please contact the ITS Customer Support Center.