Recent Announcements

Get to know UofSC's audit office

This month marks Internal Audit Awareness Month and UofSC's Audit & Advisory Services wants to make sure all faculty and staff members know about the resources available on campus. We caught up with Pam Doran, head of the office, to find out for you.

Recycling carts available

Faculty and staff members who are interested in cleaning out their offices for the summer may request temporary mixed paper recycling roll carts for recyclable items. Contact the Facilities Call Center (777-WORK) or by email to set up a customized system for collecting recyclables.

Program gives to local charities

For the eighth year, the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series, an award winning summer program for academically talented rising 6th through 12th graders, will sponsor "Carolina Gives Back" to highlight a local charity each week. Faculty and staff can also bring items for the different charities.

UofSC recognizes longtime employees

Recently UofSC recognized its longtime employees at the State Service Awards ceremony, honoring 194 faculty and staff members who marked 20, 30 and 40 years of service at the university in 2014.

UofSC offers summer camps for kids

Summertime at the University of South Carolina means there's plenty of activities for kids in the community to visit campus and learn something new. From music to cooking and science to soccer, there's plenty to keep Columbia's kids occupied this summer at Carolina.

UofSC trees take a bough

A simple walk around campus makes it easy to see why the University of South Carolina continues to be recognized for its trees. For the sixth consecutive year the university has earned the designation as a Tree Campus USA.

UofSC conducting campus parking survey

Vehicle Management and Parking Services is sponsoring a survey to solicit input on a variety of issues regarding parking, mass transportation and related issues around campus. The survey only takes about five minutes, and the results will be used in the creation of a Campus Master Parking and Transportation Plan.

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.