Recent Announcements

Carolina Community Garden applications available

Applications are currently being accepted for the fall 2014 planting season. There are currently six plots available for the upcoming season, and plots are awarded through an application process. You must apply as a group with a minimum of four people in each group.

Skill Builders Leadership Workshops available

Skill Builders are leadership workshops sponsored by the Leadership and Service Center to assist student leaders in enhancing their leadership skills and developing the essential skills necessary to work and lead effectively with others. Workshop topics focus on assisting students to refine their leadership skills and address organizational challenges. Each workshop is presented by skilled facilitators that include faculty, staff, community and corporate leaders, and students.

Faculty, staff can compete in Proving Ground

Held each fall, The Proving Ground is among the top collegiate business plan competitions in the U.S. for prizes and startup support, up from $50,000 last year. As a result of the growing interest and additional sponsor support, The Proving Ground 2014 competition will feature new categories, including ones in which faculty and staff can compete.

Students eligible to compete in The Proving Ground

Held each fall, The Proving Ground is among the top collegiate business plan competitions in the U.S. for prizes and startup support. This year's competition will feature new categories, including ones in which students can compete.

Pi Beta Phi now accepting interest forms

Pi Beta Phi has arrived on campus to start its Colonizing Recruitment process. The sorority is looking for undergraduate women who are interested in helping Pi Beta Phi build its legacy at UofSC.

Group Exercise passes on sale now

The fall semester passes cost $20 and are available at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center and Solomon Blatt P.E. Center.

Sign up for Carolina Alert

All students should sign up for Carolina Alert to receive emergency communication by text message and email.

Gameday shuttle information

University of South Carolina Parking Services will operate the Gameday Shuttle once again this year during the Gamecocks' home football games. The shuttle will operate three hours before the kickoff and 90 minutes after the game.

Gamecocks on the Move begins Sept. 1

Gamecocks on the Move is a free program that provides individuals with the resources and support to train for a 5K. The training leads up to the Palmetto Health Walk/Race for Life.

Getting around campus and Columbia

We know that parking at the University of South Carolina is tight. To save you the trouble of trying to find a meter on campus, we've compiled some alternative ways to get around.