Access USC Resources from Asia Pacific Region

Accessing many USC resources including Blackboard and Zoom while in the Asia Pacific region requires a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. For instructions on how to set up your USC VPN using Cisco AnyConnect, please visit or see the following user guides:

Download the Windows – Install AnyConnect Guide

Download the Mac – Install AnyConnect Guide

USC resources that require a VPN connection when accessed from Asia include:

  • Blackboard
  • Workday
  • myUSC
  • The High-Performance Computing cluster
  • Internal research servers

If you need help setting up your VPN, contact ITS Customer Support Center.