USC Central Authentication Service (CAS)

Login Credentials Required

If you receive an ACCESS DENIED message, please visit and click the Account Settings field to setup multifactor authentication.

HR, Payroll, & Finance Systems (PeopleSoft)

USC Authentication System

If you have already signed up for multifactor authentication under, use one of the following to login:
  • Network Username - This is primary method enrolled students, faculty, staff, and affiliates use to connect to university systems. This credential is the first portion of your official university email address (before or
  • VIP ID - This eight-digit number is assigned when a person applies for admission to the university or for financial aid. Admitted students can find their VIP ID in their acceptance materials.
  • Blackboard Auxiliary ID - allows access to Blackboard for users who do not have a Network Username or VIP ID but have a legitimate need to access the system.