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Fair Information

The USC Career Center will host the Graduate & Professional School Fair to provide the participating schools with an opportunity to share their program information and meet with USC students and alumni. For more information about the services that are provided at the Career Center, visit www.sc.edu/careerContact us should you have additional questions.  Click on the hyperlink to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Fair Schedule


Thursday, November 13, 2014
Russell House University Union
Greene Street (sunny) or Ballroom (rainy)
Columbia, SC 29208

Employer Unload and Registration
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Graduate & Professional School Fair
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fair Fees

Registration Fee:
Early bird registration - $200 until October 30, 2014 at midnight.
Late registration (credit card only) - $275 (October 31 - November 13, 2014)

Payment Options: Payments may be submitted via check, VISA, Discover, MasterCard, or American Express.
USC's Federal Tax ID: 57-6001153

Fair Policies and Logistical Information

Employer Eligibility Policy to Use Career Center Services

Job Fair Policies

Refund/Cancellation Policy:All payments must be received no later than two (2) weeks prior to the career event. If an employer has not paid in full and/or cancels less than two (2) weeks prior to the event, the organization will be held responsible for the payment. All cancellations must be provided in writing by email to sbray@mailbox.sc.edu. Future registrations for career events will not be allowed until the balance is paid. If an employer registers on or after the two-week period prior to the event, all payments must be paid in full at the time of registration. No refunds will be issued after October 30, 2014.

Tobacco Policy:  Employers please be aware that beginning January 1, 2014, the University of South Carolina is tobacco free. Please review the University policy at http://www.sc.edu/policies/univ500.pdf for additional details about Tobacco Free USC.

Employer Employer Benefits:

  • Bull Street Garage parking pass for one represenative
  • Unloading and loading assistance
  • Snacks and lunch for one representative
  • A 6' x 2.5' covered table and chair
  • Wireless access

Exhibit Parameters: All exhibits must be limited to the size of the 6' x 2.5' table. No vehicles or animals are allowed at the fair. All items for your display must be able to fit onto your table. This will ensure that all employers have adequate space and students can navigate the fair in an efficient manner.  If you are bringing printed materials, please bring 10 copies of enlarged print.

Parking Options:  Employers may drop off at the entrance of the Bull Street Garage.  Each registered off-campus employer will be allowed one parking spot in the designed event block in Bull Street Garage.  While the Career Center has reserved parking for our off-campus employers, we cannot guarantee that a spot will be available.  We strongly suggest that you bring pocket change should you need to park in a metered spot on Bull Street (1 quarter = 20 minutes).

ADA Accommodations: If you are in need of ADA accommodations such as but not limited to interpreters, captioning, or enlarged print, please contact Sandra Bray at sbray@mailbox.sc.edu or 803-777-1988 for assistance.

Hotel Information:  Columbia Hotel recommendations

Fair Registration

Steps to Register:

  1. Click on the REGISTER FOR GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIR to set up a JobMate account or log into JobMate.
  2. Select Job Fairs and Events to register for GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIR.
  3. In the Catergory box, select Job Fairs and search.
  4. You will see the GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIR Icon and a register link to the right.
  5. Select the Register link and complete your registration information.