University of Southern California

USC Identity Guidelines

Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

The virtual background feature allows you to display an image or video as your background during a Zoom Meeting. This feature works best with a green screen and uniform lighting, to allow Zoom to detect the difference between you and your background.

USC Zoom Backgrounds


Spread Care Not Covid Zoom Backgrounds

Colorful, animated backgrounds created by USC Iovine and Young Academy students as part of an overall campaign to promote pro-social behavior are now here! Amplify the message and show you care. Download a Spread Care Not COVID background, today.

How to Download Our Assets

• Click on the link to download the asset.
• You will be prompted to sign in to continue to Google Drive.
• Enter your USC email account (
• You will then be prompted to login with your USC NetID (username) and password on USC Shibboleth.

Only USC faculty and staff (including student staff) with a USC-provided email account may download assets. The use of these assets is restricted to official university business in accordance with brand guidelines. Contact for any questions.

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