SSC is used for administrative tasks such as registration, financial aid, housing, and grades.  SSC is also where you setup your USC Network Account which is used to log into Blackboard for online courses and off campus access to Library journals.

To setup SSC for the first time, please follow the instructions found at this page:

If you receive an error stating that your VIP ID hasn't yet been claimed, try re-claiming your VIP ID by completing the form at:

If you don't know your VIP ID to sign into SSC, you must contact USC Aiken Records at 803-641-3550 for assistance.

Accounts used to access USC university services are assigned by USC Columbia University Technology Services (UTS) and include:

  • VIP ID
  • Network Username (also sometimes referred to as your Enterprise ID or Blackboard ID)
  • Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

Manage your USC University Services Accounts

To setup or manage your USC University Services Accounts, go here: