Current University Status
Delayed Opening

DELAYED OPENING: Columbia campus will open at 10:00AM Thursday, January 30. Check for more info.

USC's Columbia campus will open at 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 30). This includes all university offices. All classes scheduled to begin before 10 a.m. will be canceled. All classes scheduled to begin at or after 10 a.m. will meet as scheduled.

The S.C. Emergency Management Division has instructed, "State government offices and their employees will follow the same winter weather hazard decisions made by the county government officials where the state office is located." Richland County announced Wednesday its decision to delay opening Thursday.

Please continue to take reasonable steps to ensure your safety and the safety of your family. General tips on preparing for winter weather can be found at Carolina Alert.

You can check this page for the latest updates or follow the links provided on the Gateways, accessed from the top left of the home page. You also can monitor local media outlets or call the campus emergency information hotline at 803-777-5700.