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The state of South Carolina requires students attending a public university in the state to provide confirmation that they are a citizen or national of the United States or an alien lawfully present in the United States.

New students often enter the university with their citizenship status pre-determined through the financial aid process. Others may have to complete the citizenship veritfication process. 

A student may determine if their citizenship has been verfied by checking the View Student Information link in the Student Records section of Self Service Carolina. If the student finds that their citizenship status is non-verfied, they should complete the Citizenship Verification Form [pdf]. Non-US citizens at the Columbia campus should contact International Student Services. Non-US citizens at system campuses should contact their international student services office.