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University Technology Services

IT Services for Students


Student Email

The student email system is Microsoft Office 365, a cloud-based collaboration tool that includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Windows users will also have to Access, OneNote, and Publisher.  


  • 50 GB of storage
  • Includes ability to download Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Windows users can also download Access, OneNote and Publisher
  • Spam and malware protection
  • Install Office 365 on up to five computers and five mobile devices


  • Enrolled in at least one course
  • Network Username and password.
  • Log in using your full email address – e.g.


  1. Know your Network Username and password.
  2. Know your email address –
  3. To access Office 365 online through the Outlook Web App, go to
  4. To download Microsoft Office, go to, log in with your email address and Network Username password and then choose Settings, Office 365 settings, Software.


  • Your email account will remain active for one (undergraduate) or two (graduate) years after you have taken your last class.
  • Need assistance with installing or using Office 365? The Carolina Tech Zone provides free technology support to USC students.
  • If you are having issues logging in to your email account, reset your Network Username password in, wait 5 minutes, then try logging in to email again. If you continue to have issues, contact the Service Desk.


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