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Additional Resources

Below are additional resources to help you navigate through the School of Medicine Columbia.

Policy Title Topic Keywords
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Dress Code Memo [pdf]  Human Resources tag 1, tag2
Dress Code Operational [pdf]   Human Resources  
 Faculty Manual [pdf]  Faculty  
Faculty Handbook (School of Medicine) [pdf] Faculty  
Hazardous Weather and Emergency Leave [pdf]  Human Resources  
Hazardous Weather Leave Recording [pdf] Human Resources  
Minors in Labs [pdf] Human Resources  
Tobacco Policy [pdf] Human Resources  
General Services

Blackboard is an online learning management system that allows instructors to develop and deliver course materials online. Instructors use Blackboard to post documents, assignments, quizzes and exams, to moderate discussion forums and more.



The school of medicine maintains its own Microsoft Exchange based email system that is accessible through Microsoft Outlook, as well as on the web and from mobile devices.

Outlook Web Login

New Innovations is used by M-III/M-IV’s to log and track their patient encounters.  Faculty also use the system to complete resident evaluations.


OASIS is an online course catalog and scheduling tool.


Computer Recommendations

We recommend any of the following Dell laptop product lines:

  • Latitude
  • Inspirion
  • XPS

General Hardware Guidelines
If you have already have a computer or choose not to purchase a computer listed above, these are the computer specs we recommend at minimum:

  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
  • Memory/RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Disk Storage Space: 256GB or more (Solid State Drive Recommended)

If you need any help or advice with purchasing a computer, please feel free to call our office at 803-545-5100. 

Email Instructions

Outlook Email Web Access

The webmail can be accessed by going to and clicking the “Sign In” button.  Use your School of Medicine username with the “” domain to sign in.

For example:

Your password will remain your USC School of Medicine password.


My Outlook client isn’t working, what do I do?
If your Outlook isn’t working, you can temporarily access your email through  Please contact the School of Medicine IT department and put in a ticket for us to address the issue.

I'm being prompted to sign in when I open any Microsoft Office 365 Applications?
You may have been using your main campus login to sign in previously, please see the Licence Change Instructions below to now use your school of medicine login.

Additional Instructions

License Change Instructions

Microsoft 365 iPhone setup instructions

Setting up an Email Signature

The Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing works to advance the mission of the School of Medicine Columbia through strategic communications initiatives, including managing owned media channels, soliciting earned media opportunities and providing consultation to faculty and staff.


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