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vip.sc.edu Retiring

In conjunction with the mainframe decommission project, vip.sc.edu will no longer be available beginning March 31, 2020.

Free and Discounted Internet Services

There are several inexpensive internet plans, income-based programs, and low-income family plans help reduce the cost of staying connected.

24/7 Blackboard Support for Instructors and Students

Any instructor or student can receive assistance with Blackboard 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the remote learning environment that is in effect until the end of the Spring 2020 semester.

How to Sanitize Your Devices

Here are some tips on how to properly sanitize your electronic devices.

Online Meeting Resources

Here are the online meeting resources supported by the university that can help in remote working environments.

Take a Tour of the Service Portal

Have you seen the new Service Portal changes yet? The Service Portal has been updated with some new features that will improve the way students, faculty and staff interact with the Service Desk.

Three Reasons to Use the Duo App

Duo Push is fast, convenient and the most secure way to authenticate to university systems.

Mainframe Computer to be Retired this Spring

The mainframe computer has been used for administrative, academic, research and personal computing by the university for the past 40 years.

Outlook and other Apps to Require Multifactor Authentication in February

Beginning, February 12, MFA will be required to login to Outlook email, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Azure.

Check Out the New Blackboard

Blackboard at UofSC received a major update in December. Check out the new features and some tips.

Upgrade to Blackboard System Begins Dec. 20

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20, Blackboard will be updated to the new Ultra Base Navigation.

Network Outage Early Morning of Oct. 26

An emergency outage of the university network is scheduled for 1-7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Blackboard Unavailable on Friday, Oct. 4

Due to a required security update, the UofSC Blackboard system will be unavailable on Oct. 4.

Everything Students Need to Know About Connecting to EntertaiNET

EntertaiNET is a network specifically for entertainment devices such as gaming devices, smart TVs and streaming devices.

Blackboard Training and Assistance for Faculty

Whether you are a new faculty member or someone who would just like to learn more about the tools within Blackboard, check out these free sessions.

Technology Tips for a Successful Year

The Division of Information Technology offers numerous free technology resources for students all year long.

The Mainframe Computer will be Retired Next Year

The mainframe computer has been used for administrative, academic, research and personal computing by the university for the past 40 years.

EntertaiNET Expands Campus-Wide

EntertaiNET is a network specifically for entertainment devices such as smart TVs and streaming services.

Dan Schumacher to Lead Infrastructure Services

Schumacher brings more than 20 years of IT experience to the university. His first day is August 1, 2019.

UofSC guest wireless is changing

After May 15, guest users will need to sign up using our registration portal.

There's an Easier Way to Update Your UofSC Passwords

We are pleased to introduce myaccount.sc.edu, a new and easier way to update passwords, manage your personal email address and more.

Blackboard Outage

An update will be made to Blackboard. Students, faculty and staff will be unable to log in to the system during the maintenance.

Educational Technology Showcase

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Blackboard Unavailable on Saturday, March 9

A critical update will be made to the Blackboard system.

An Easier Way to Manage @UofSC Accounts is on the Way

The Division of Information Technology is working to make employee's access to university systems more user-friendly and efficient. On April 1, 2019, many improvements to Human Resources and payroll systems will be introduced, along with easier ways to manage an individual employee's account profile information.

 

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