Zoom is a videoconference and audioconference software hosted in the cloud that enables communication across many mobile devices, desktop computers and video-enabled classrooms


  • Very high-quality video and audio conferencing
  • Join audio conference via computer audio or dial-in
  • Real-time white boarding, co-annotation and group chat during meetings
  • Screen sharing capabilities
  • Record meetings and store them for viewing later
  • Easy-to-use apps on mobile phones/tablets and Mac and Windows PCs
  • Meetings can have up to 300 participants
  • Meetings can last up to 24 hours
  • Hold unlimited meetings, one at a time
  • Easy to schedule and join meetings
  • USC faculty, staff and students get a persistent, personal meeting ID


  • All active USC faculty, staff and students receive a USC-branded Zoom account.


  • USC Zoom is available at no cost for USC faculty, students and staff.

 Helpful Links

ITS Support 

  • The ITS Service Desk provides support to the USC community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
  • Call (213) 740-5555 and choose option 2 to receive assistance. 
  • Report an Issue on the ITS Service Portal.
  • Search for information on the ITS Service Portal.
  • Email consult@usc.edu for support from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.