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Information for Undergraduate Students at the SJMC


Want to become a student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications?

The SJMC will not accept new majors until Tuesday, April 19. If you have questions about this, please contact Gina Polizzi at 803-777-8528.

Electronic journalism students need to apply to upper division

If you plan to graduate with a degree in Electronic Journalism in 2017 or 2018 and HAVE NOT taken Jour 326/361 you will need to complete the application process for admission to the Electronic Journalism upper division. Please read the following information carefully. You MUST complete the online application and submit an essay in order to be admitted to  the Electronic Journalism upper division and be allowed to progress to Senior Semester. Deadline: March 1.

Academic Standing

Students who received an email from Peyton Paradiso regarding their SJMC Academic Standing need to make an appointment with her immediately if they have not already done so. 

Entrance to Computer Labs

The j-school computer lab doors are kept locked. You will need your Carolina Card to gain access to these rooms: 113, 217, 219, 221, 222 and 225. 


  • BMI Foundation Scholarship - $5,000 in college tuition assistance to a young broadcasting student with the potential to innovate the future of broadcast radio. Aspiring radio newscasters, announcers, sales executives, program directors, etc. are encouraged to apply. Complete rules and applications are available here

Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, January 28th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Russell House Ballroom. The fair combines Study Abroad Office staff, program representatives and experienced U.S. And international students to provide comprehensive information about international education. Information on summer, semester and academic year programs will be available, as well as resources addressing scholarships, financial aid and course credit concerns. Program providers representing more than 40 countries will attend along with numerous USC academic departmental representatives. For more information, click here.


The Football Video Office is looking for 3-5 students to shoot and edit videos for the program. Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Joe Lisle at


Deadlines are looming for some top summer internship opportunities in major cities such as Greenville, Charlotte and Los Angeles.  Visit the Internship Blog for regular updates.

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