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The Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer is responsible for providing leadership and support in information technology for the entire university community. The Office of the CIO promotes IT solutions that improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment of the university.

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USC Faculty: Enroll in Duo Two-Factor Authentication

All USC faculty will need to enroll in Duo two-factor authentication (Duo) by Wednesday, February 15, 2017, to continue to access any online system that requires USC NetID credentials, including Blackboard, Workday, the Grading and Roster System, and more.
NOTE: Emeriti and affiliates are not required to enroll in Duo at this time.

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