Events for Students

See what events are open to students this week at UofSC. For a list of university events open to the public, please visit the UofSC Calendar of Events.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Deadline — Creed and Diversity Day Contest

Deadline to apply for the Creed and Diversity Day contest for a chance to win a $500 scholarship.

11 a.m. — UofSC Shred Day

When: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: GS4 Parking lot at the corner of Greene and Lincoln Sts. Across from the Colonial Life Arena
Cost: Free

SecureCarolina is partnering with Sustainable Carolina and Shred 360 to offer complimentary shredding services to UofSC students, faculty and staff. Come out and shred outdated information and keep your data out of the landfill! All information will be shredded on-site for recycling and reuse.

Thursday, Oct. 23 — Fall Break

Russell House hours of operation: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 24 — Fall Break

Russell House hours of operation: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 25

Russell House hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 26

Russell House hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. - midnight

Monday, Oct. 27


Applications Available — Poetry Slam

Poetry Slam applications are now available online. Due Nov. 7, 4 p.m.

Registration Available — Thanksgiving Airport Shuttle

Register online for the Thanksgiving Airport Shuttle by Nov. 21 at noon.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Deadline — Domestic Violence @ Work Conference

Last day to register for the Domestic Violence @ Work Conference.

9:30 a.m. — Healthy Carolina Farmers Market

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Greene Street
Cost: Entrance is free; most vendors take cash only

The theme for this week’s farmers market is Manage Well - Financial and Health Literacy Week. Learn about what health literacy is, why it matters and ways we can all help.

5:30 p.m. — GRIT

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Thomson Student Health Center first floor lobby
Cost: Free

Come out for discussion about sexual assault as defined by South Carolina state law and University of South Carolina policy.

6:30 p.m. — GSPOTS

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Russell House Room 303
Cost: Free

Join Sarah E. Wright, licensed psychologist in the Counseling & Human Development Center, as she creates an open space to anonymously (through text) ask whatever questions you have about sex and sexuality.

8 p.m. — Poetry Night

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m.
Where: Russell House Bookstore Cafe
Cost: Free

Take a study break and come out to support student poets. Interested in performing? Email

8 p.m. — Keynote Address “Get Off Your Ass: Radical Leadership in a Time of Assimilation”

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m.
Russell House Theater

Josh Burford, a well-known an archivist, activist, Queer historian, and radical educator from Charlotte, N.C., will speak on building a project from the ground up and inspire you to make change in your community.