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Incoming Students

Welcome to the University of South Carolina! The Southern region is known for it's hospitality and we are a proud Southern institution. We hope you will feel at home here.

Admission Materials

You will get your admissions paperwork with instructions in a packet provided by your NSC coondinator. All paperwork must be submitted, and all fees paid, prior to the deadline.

Check the email account listed on your application often and be prepared to attend an orientation. Please contact us if you need assistance with the process. 

 

Course Registration

For advisement, please complete the following course registration form and read the information below.

Incoming NSE students register through USC's online system. For questions, contact USC's Registrar's office at 803-777-5555 or University Technology Services.

Math Courses

Incoming students who want to take a math course at USC must take a placement exam.

Online exam »

Master Schedule

Meet with your home school advisor to plan courses that will transfer back to your home institution. Working in tandem, you can ensure that your coursework meets the academic requirements for major or degree progression.

Get approval for multiple course options, in case first choices are not available at registration. Please note course restrictions and availability. USC's NSE coordinator cannot provide course overrides.

Login to Self Service Carolina to view Master Schedule »

Course Overload Charges

Students at USC are considered full-time if they register for 12 credits. However, a student can take up to 16 credits without additional charges. If you are interested in signing up for more than 16 credit hours, please contact the USC Bursar's Office to discuss additional charges. 

Costs

NSE students who participate at USC are using Plan B, meaning all tuition and mandatory fees are paid to the host campus.

Mandatory Costs
  • Application fee: $25
  • NSE program fee: $200/semester
  • Technology fee: $200/semester
  • Housing cost: contact University Housing
Optional Costs
 

Housing

Incoming NSE students are required to live on campus. Housing applications are due mid-April.

Complete Housing Application and Pay Fees Online » 

NSE students are frequently housed together in Green Quad. Therefore, a supplemental housing application for the Green Quad Living and Learning Community is required.