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All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. Columbia campus virtual instruction will continue through the end of the Summer II semester (Aug 1). Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.

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Information Technology

Provides the latest in computing and technology resources. Students on the USC Lancaster campus have access to computing resources necessary to support academic excellence!  The Office of Computer Services and Information Technology, Hubbard Hall 224, provides technical support for all student, faculty and staff computing resources. In addition, it coordinates and supports use of multimedia instructional technology, video teleconferencing and manages the campus network.

Wireless Network

USC Lancaster provides wireless network access for students, faculty and staff with laptop computers and PDAs. It provides for mobility and convenience while accessing the Internet on the Lancaster campus. All academic buildings and the Crawford Rose Garden have wireless coverage. Students, faculty, staff and guests of the University are allowed to access the wireless network.

All laptop computers must be installed with up-to-date virus protection software. Virus protection software can be downloaded from the University Technology Services' Virus Information Center website.

An encryption and validation process is required to access the wireless network. Laptop encryption begin the second day of class each semester. To get your computer encryptions come to Hubbard Hall 224 or 205.

Your personal device must be wireless ready. For more information regarding the wireless network access requirements, or to setup an appointment for encryption and validation, email or call USCL Computer Services at 803-313-7122.

Computer Labs

Medford Library Room 209

Serves as the main computer lab on the USC Lancaster campus and provides access to many of the software packages useful for academic excellence.  This lab is open to USC Lancaster students and functions as an integral part of the Medford Library.

Instructional Labs

  • Bradley Building 112
  • Bradley Building 113
  • Hubbard Hall 204
  • Hubbard Hall 206
  • Hubbard Hall 222

 Any files saved on any computer will be deleted. Therefore, students must save their work on personal storage media or cloud (flash drive or portable diskette) when they use these computers. These instructional computer labs are available for general use by USC students when classes are not scheduled in these rooms. Class schedules are posted outside each lab

Usernames and Passwords

Faculty, Staff, and Students must use their USC Network Username and password (available through Self Service Carolina) to access the computing resources.

 See "Using your VIP ID and Password to Access Self Service Carolina"