USC Digital Initiatives

World-class, Pervasive Wireless

Goal: A high-speed, easily accessible wireless environment to serve as the gateway to all IT services at USC and facilitate mobile engagement for students, faculty, staff, parents, patients, and guests.


Goal: A mobile-first environment where all core applications are optimized for mobile device interfaces through responsive design and other approaches.

Goal: A central online location for information about the software available to the USC community—from ITS or academic departments—including the ability to download or license the software, where relevant. See

Research Computing

Goal: Dynamic resources to support research and promote excellence across all disciplines.


Goal: Secure, encrypted, and backed-up data storage for faculty, staff, and students.

Data Services

Goal: High-quality reporting, with high-integrity data, to facilitate analysis and decision-making for the academic and administrative units.

One Campus

Goal: Centrally supported video conferencing solutions to unite the Health Sciences and University Park campuses.


Goal: The transition of enterprise applications into a software as a service, or SaaS, environment to achieve lower operating costs, backup, and business continuity.

Applications Modernization

Goal: World-class enterprise applications across all campuses.