Recent Announcements

Sign Active Minds Healthy Campus Award Petition

The University of South Carolina is currently in the process of applying to receive the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award for its commitment to the vision of a Healthy Carolina community. Evidence of student body support for the university's health and wellness initiatives will increase UofSC's chances of being selected to receive the Healthy Campus Award. Students can show their support by signing the online Active Minds Healthy Campus Award Petition.

UofSC keeps students connected

This summer UofSC will continue to deliver updates to students every month. Students attending classes will automatically be enrolled but other students can subscribe to the monthly emails. University offices and student organizations can continue to submit events and news items to be shared with students

Donate items to Give it Up for Good

Each spring, University Housing runs the Give It Up for Good program to collect donations from the residence halls as students move out for the summer. The majority of the 30,000 pounds of items collected is sold at a yard sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Food and plastic bags are donated directly to Harvest Hope.

Seniors honored with top awards

The University of South Carolina presented its top honors, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan and Steven N. Swanger awards, to four graduating seniors during the university's annual Awards Day ceremony Thursday.

Police honored for helping sexual assault survivors

The University of South Carolina Division of Law Enforcement and Safety received an award at the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes ceremony on Wednesday, April 15, for its work to help survivors of sexual violence.

Discovery Day showcases students' scholarly pursuits

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 for your student to see what other UofSC students are doing within the Carolina community and beyond.

Celebrate being halfway there

Sophomores can come celebrate being halfway done with college on Monday, April 20 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a photo booth, free food and more. The first 200 sophomores at the event get a Class of 2017 tassel.

How to find your exam schedule

Final exams are quickly approaching with the last day of class on Monday, April 27. Final exams run from April 29-May 6. Find your class exam schedule online.

Welcome week seeks submissions

Carolina Welcome, the universitywide initiative designed to welcome new and returning students to campus, is accepting proposals for the fall 2015 schedule. All events must take place between Aug. 15-23.

Design students win awards

Several UofSC graphic design students won awards at the AIGA South Carolina InShow Awards. AIGA South Carolina is a chapter of the national organization for designers. The InShow Awards, now in its 20th year, recognizes the best graphic design work in South Carolina.

Eight ways to de-stress before finals

With finals quickly approaching, we know that things can become stressful. Try one, a few or all of these tips to combat anxiety before all of the tests, papers and projects.

Nominate outstanding graduating international student

Nominate an outstanding graduating international student to be recognized during the International Graduation Reception on Thursday, May 7. Members of the Carolina community are encouraged to nominate a graduating international student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has shown a commitment to campus and community engagement. The nomination deadline is Tuesday, April 21 at 5 p.m.

Take part in Financial Literacy Week

The Student Success Center's Financial Literacy Program is hosting the 2nd Annual Financial Literacy Week April 13-16. Throughout the week students will have the opportunity to attend various presentations and workshops about identity theft, off-campus services, study abroad and how to negotiate a salary.

Celebrate Earth Day at UofSC Earth Jam

Bring friends, an appetite for fresh food and yoga mat and join come out to Earth Jam, UofSC's Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Greene Street. The event will feature a special "Green" Farmer's Market, complete with live music from student bands.

Travel lightly on April 21

Travel Lightly will take place on Tuesday April 21. This year, students who are caught "traveling lightly," those who use the shuttle, carpool or ride their bike to campus, will be given a stamp card.

Honor staff during National Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week

National Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week will be held April 12-18. UofSC's Division of Law Enforcement and Safety is recognizing its Telecommunications Unit personnel during this special week. These employees provide police dispatch 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Five questions with new SG officers

Five questions with new SG officers

The fall 2015-spring 2016 Student Government officers were inaugurated March 18 and already have begun planning for the next semester. Jonathan Kaufman was elected as student body president, Lee Goble was elected as student body vice president and Ian Shannon was elected as student body treasurer. We asked your student body officers these five questions to help introduce them to the Gamecock community.