USC Central is a key online system where you provide and amend your personal and contact details, view your enrolment and fees, grades (results), class and exam timetable.
Log in to USC Central by following the below instructions to confirm that all of your details are up to date including your personal and contact details, and your course enrolment is correct.
When you log in you may also have a ‘To Do’ list requiring you to complete your online Enrolment Declaration and confirm your statistical details.
How do I log in to USC Central?
- From the USC homepage footer menu select Login > USC Central. Login using the username and password in your USC letter of offer.
- Watch the Login to USC Central video in the USC Central Guide for a demonstration.
- Your Student Centre will now be displayed. Check that your details are correct including your personal and contact details listed under the My Personal Information heading.
- Watch the Navigate your USC Central Student Centre video in the USC Central Guide for instructions.
Change your password
Select one of the options below to change your password:
- USC password reset via mobile
If you have registered your mobile phone in either USC Central (students) then you can change your password via the self-service USC password reset page. To use this service:
- Go to the self-service USC password reset page.
- Enter your username in the text box.
- A security code will be sent to your registered mobile phone.
- Enter the security code in the field.
- Enter your new password.
The USC password reset page can also be accessed by clicking on the ‘Change your password’ link (located below the Login/Sign in button) on the home pages of Blackboard, USC Central and USC Staff.
- On a USC workstation
If you are on a USC managed computer (eg workstation, computer lab, library commons) you can change your password by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Del after you logon.
- Logon to the computer.
- Press Ctrl-Alt-Del
- Select 'Change a Password'.
- Enter your old password and your new password in the text boxes, making sure you follow the password requirements as described below.
- Your password is case-sensitive.
- Your password MUST be between 8 and 16 characters in length.
- Your password MUST have at least one UPPERCASE character.
- Your password MUST have at least one LOWERCASE character.
- Your password MUST have at least one number.
- Your password MUST have at least one Special (Non-Alphanumeric) character eg ! @ # $ % ^ & *
- Your password MUST be different from any used previously.
- Your password MUST NOT contain spaces.
- Your password MUST NOT contain part of your name or username.
Please allow up to 10 minutes for your password to synchronise to all University systems you have access to. This includes web services and campus computers. If you have trouble using a campus computer after changing your password, log off and log back on.
If you have not registered your mobile phone and do not have access to a University workstation, then assistance can be provided. Please contact the Student IT Help Desk.
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