Recent Announcements

Flu shots available for students at health center

Students are able to get a flu shot at the Thomson Student Health Center for $10. Walk-ins are welcomed and no appointment is required. Carolina Card is required and cash, checks, credit/debit and Carolina Card is accepted at the health center. Additional flu clinics will be announced soon.

Apply to become an Orientation Leader

The Office of New Student Orientation is currently seeking eligible freshmen, sophomores and juniors to serve as Orientation Leaders, who are critical components of the newly expanded Orientation program. Completed applications should be turned in to the Office of New Student Orientation in Russell House 345 by Thursday, Oct. 30.

Parking lot to close Oct. 3

Please be aware that the FS5 surface lot (located on Park Street directly behind the Carolina Coliseum and the new Darla Moore School of Business) will close permanently on Friday, Oct. 3. This surface lot was originally slated for closure on Aug. 11 but was temporarily reopened.

UofSC searches for Carolina's #1 fan

UofSC is searching for Carolina's #1 fan of 2014! Submit a video to UofSC Homecoming explaining why you are Carolina's No. 1 Fan, and students will get to vote for the best video before the Cockfest concert Oct. 15.

Bikepack this Fall Break

Join us over Fall Break as we Bikepack sections of the Palmetto Trail. Bikepacking is a similar to bike touring but instead of using a road bike, you use a mountain bike and instead of riding on the road, you ride on a single track.

Grow a garden on campus

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.

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.