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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.


Friday, April 24

9 a.m. — Discovery Day

When: Friday, April 24, 9 a.m.-4:30p.m.
Where: Russell House
Cost: Free

This event showcases students' scholarly pursuits both in and out of the classroom and features research projects, study-abroad trips, internship experiences, leadership activities, service-learning and community service. Discovery Day is a great opportunity to see what other UofSC students are doing within the Carolina community and beyond.

8 p.m. — Carolina Productions Presents: Bo Burnham

When: Friday, April 24, 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Koger Center
Cost: Free with Carolina Card

Carolina Productions is excited to host comedian Bo Burnham, who will perform his unique, hilarious and smart blend of musical comedy. There will also be a giveaway for Bojangles gift cards.

Saturday, April 25 

8:30 a.m. — CHICKS2015

When: Saturday, April 25, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: Darla Moore School of Business
Cost: Free

CHICKS2015 hatches careers by providing young women with the tactical knowledge they need to succeed. This one-day conference incubates personal and professional development to bridge the gap between classroom and career. CHICKS2015 makes game-changing career advice accessible to college students. The event is open to all majors, genders, ages and schools.

8 p.m. — BGLSA Presents: Queer Prom

When: Saturday, April 25, 8 p.m.
Where: Capstone Campus Room
Cost: Tickets can be purchased online for $10 or at the door for $15

The University of South Carolina Bi Gay Lesbian Straight Alliance welcomes everyone to participate in the UofSC Queer Prom, an event for second chances. This year’s theme is Candy Land.

Monday, April 27 

Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9 — Give It Up For Good

When: Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9
Where: Most residence halls
Cost: Free

The Give It Up for Good program starts April 27 and runs until May 9. Students can donate clothing, household goods, food, plastic bags, appliances and furniture you no longer need from your residence. Donation centers will be located in the lobbies of most residence halls. Students in the Horseshoe buildings and McBryde will be provided with donation bags to place outside their rooms. Food is donated to Gamecock Pantry and Harvest Hope, and the other items are donated to Habitat for Humanity or sold at the yard sale on May 23. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

2:30 p.m. — 2015 Photography of the Rural South student photography exhibit

When: Monday, April 27, 2:30-4 p.m.
Where:
The Institute of Southern Studies, 1st floor of Gambrell Hall
Cost:
Free

See the photos, meet the students, and enjoy some food and drink. It's a drop-in, so come and go as your schedule allows.

3 p.m. — Trans Advocacy Workshop

When: Monday, April 27, 3-5 p.m.
Where: Russell House Room 309
Cost: Free

If you are already trained as a Safe Zone Ally and would like to attend a workshop to delve deeper into issues of gender identity and expression, the Trans Advocacy Workshop is the perfect opportunity for you. These workshops are two hours long and focus on transgender identities and experiences. We do ask that you be a trained Safe Zone Ally before taking the Trans Advocacy Workshop

5 p.m. — Graduation with Leadership Distinction ceremony

When: Monday, April 27, 5 p.m.
Where: Drayton Hall 

Join President Pastides and Interim Provost Helen Doerpinghaus for the Graduation with Leadership Distinction Cording Ceremony and Reception in Drayton Hall.  The ceremony will take less than one hour with a reception to follow. Students from all colleges and schools with undergraduate programs have GLD graduates this year. Deans, faculty and staff are invited to attend and celebrate their students. 

6 p.m. — Growing Together 

When: Monday, April 27, 6 p.m.
Where: Russell House Theater
Cost: Free

This one-hour program features the screening of a mini documentary looking into the people, experiences and life circumstances that have contributed to growth in the life of Aaron Greene, a junior public relations relations major at UofSC. The purpose of this event is to show how important it is for us as a university and community to grow together.

6 p.m. — Graduation Celebration

When: Monday, April 27, 6-8 p.m.
Where: University House (S. Stadium Rd. across from Williams-Brice Stadium)
Cost: Free

This event is for graduating seniors. There will be live music, complimentary barbecue and two drink tickets for each person. Register online and remember to bring I.D. to the event.

8 p.m. — Freshen Up For Finals

When: Monday, April 27, 8 p.m.
Where: Russell House
Cost: Free

Join Carolina After Dark for Freshen Up For Finals. This year-end event gives students the opportunity to have a good time before finals week with carnival-themed food, games and entertainment.

8:30 p.m. — Bike-in Movie Night

When: Monday, April 27, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Green Quad
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 28 

Reading day — no classes 

Reading day — no classes 

Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9 — Give It Up For Good

When: Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9
Where: Most residence halls
Cost: Free

The Give It Up for Good program starts April 27 and runs until May 9. Students can donate clothing, household goods, food, plastic bags, appliances and furniture you no longer need from your residence. Donation centers will be located in the lobbies of most residence halls. Students in the Horseshoe buildings and McBryde will be provided with donation bags to place outside their rooms. Food is donated to Gamecock Pantry and Harvest Hope, and the other items are donated to Habitat for Humanity or sold at the yard sale on May 23. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Wednesday, April 29

Final exams 

View the final exam schedule online 

Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9 — Give It Up For Good

When: Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9
Where: Most residence halls
Cost: Free

The Give It Up for Good program starts April 27 and runs until May 9. Students can donate clothing, household goods, food, plastic bags, appliances and furniture you no longer need from your residence. Donation centers will be located in the lobbies of most residence halls. Students in the Horseshoe buildings and McBryde will be provided with donation bags to place outside their rooms. Food is donated to Gamecock Pantry and Harvest Hope, and the other items are donated to Habitat for Humanity or sold at the yard sale on May 23. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Thursday, April 30

Final exams

View the final exam schedule online

Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9 — Give It Up For Good

When: Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9
Where: Most residence halls
Cost: Free

The Give It Up for Good program starts April 27 and runs until May 9. Students can donate clothing, household goods, food, plastic bags, appliances and furniture you no longer need from your residence. Donation centers will be located in the lobbies of most residence halls. Students in the Horseshoe buildings and McBryde will be provided with donation bags to place outside their rooms. Food is donated to Gamecock Pantry and Harvest Hope, and the other items are donated to Habitat for Humanity or sold at the yard sale on May 23. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Friday, May 1

Final exams

View the final exam schedule online

Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9 — Give It Up For Good

When: Monday, April 27-Saturday, May 9
Where: Most residence halls
Cost: Free

The Give It Up for Good program starts April 27 and runs until May 9. Students can donate clothing, household goods, food, plastic bags, appliances and furniture you no longer need from your residence. Donation centers will be located in the lobbies of most residence halls. Students in the Horseshoe buildings and McBryde will be provided with donation bags to place outside their rooms. Food is donated to Gamecock Pantry and Harvest Hope, and the other items are donated to Habitat for Humanity or sold at the yard sale on May 23. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.