Faculty and Staff Gateway


Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the links faculty and staff members use most. You can check your email, find forms for student advising, check out your benefits or find the internal Web pages for your specific unit or division. To find what you need, browse the categories below, click on the plus sign to display links within that category and select the link you want.

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High school commencements begin at Colonial Life Arena

It’s high school graduation season once again and University of South Carolina students, faculty and staff should prepare for heavier than normal traffic near the Colonial Life Arena.

Support for state ORP participants

Since State Optional Retirement Plan (State ORP) participants are responsible for investing and managing their own retirement account, it is important that you understand your investment options. Stay on track by scheduling an appointment with MassMutual's retirement education specialist.

2016 faculty award winners

University of South Carolina faculty members are internationally recognized for their teaching and research, but sometimes it’s the accolades that come from those who know you best that mean the most. Twenty five faculty members were honored this year with awards.

Dealing with depression

When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. UofSC faculty and staff can get help with information and resources about depression through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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Stories for Faculty and Staff

2016 Breakthrough Star Guoan Wang

Guoan Wang, an assistant professor in the department of electrical engineering, brought plenty of real-world experience to the table when he arrived at the University of South Carolina. The first five years of his professional career were in industry, where he developed insight proving invaluable at a major research university.


Artist shines light on 19th-century neuroscientist

A few years ago, artist Dawn Hunter stumbled upon the medical drawings of 19th-century Spanish neuroscientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Since then, her work has taken a completely new turn — and she’s helping neuroscientists learn more about one of their own field’s pioneers.

Linda Shimizu

Shimizu has passion for chemistry and teaching

Linda Shimizu fell in love with science at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, but she fell in love with teaching as a grad assistant at MIT. The University of South Carolina chemistry professor has been named the 2016 Mungo undergraduate teacher of the year – one of the university’s most prestigious teaching awards.

Aaron Provence

Channeling research success

Aaron Provence’s doctoral research in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy might be focused on a very specific disorder, overactive bladder, but he hopes that the insight he’s gaining as a research scientist might have even wider medical impact.

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