Connect with VPN

Page Last Updated: Tue Feb 13 11:05:12 EST 2018   


USCA now Junos PulseSecure for VPN access.

Faculty, Staff and Students should now use PulseSecure for off-campus access to university network resources from their personal or campus owned computers. PulseSecure replaced the older Junos Pulse client and systems still running the older client will automatically update on their first connection back to the network.

If you have any questions about VPN, or experience issues while using it, please contact the Help Desk for assistance.

Junos PulseSecure is available for both Windows and Mac systems.  To begin using PulseSecure, please choose the appropriate system from the options listed below:

Windows 7, 8.1 or 10

Mac OS X 10.8+

USC-Columbia VPN

USC-Columbia recently switched back to using Cisco AnyConnect for VPN access.  If you need to connect to Columbia's VPN, please follow the instructions on their website:

if you have any issues connecting to Columbia's VPN, please contact the Columbia UTS Service Desk at: 803-777-1800.

8am - 8pm Monday -Thursday
8am - 5pm Friday
Closed Saturday - Sunday
Closed Campus Holidays

The Help Desk is located in B&E Suite 238
803-641-3391 from non-campus phones
x4357 from campus phones

After-Hours Outage Reporting
Call or Text 803-265-5266