Recent Announcements

Where to study for finals

It's that time in the semester again, finals time. Here are some places that will help you ace those exams.

Give it up for good this winter

At the end of each semester, University Housing collects donations from students to keep thousands of pounds of reusable items out of the landfill, give back to local charities and help you clean out your residence hall room.

Thanksgiving Break hours of operation

Thanksgiving Break for UofSC means no classes from Nov. 25 - 27 and some altered hours of operation the rest of the week. Check out the schedule for dining halls, residence halls and more.

Help families in need

University of South Carolina College of Social Work students are looking to engage communities and organizations in flood relief assistance.

Six reasons to donate blood

Next week is the 31st Annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Drive. Sponsored by the Greek Programming Board, the drive seeks to raise awareness about the importance of giving blood.

Gift will create aging institute at UofSC Arnold School

The University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health will create a new institute focusing on how to age well from cradle to grave by addressing issues faced by the most vulnerable in our population – young children and older adults – thanks to a $7 million gift from the school’s largest benefactors.

Webinar: Learn How to Drop Your Unhealthy Habits

Letting go of an unhealthy habit isn’t easy. As part of USC's Employee Assistance Program, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a free webinar on November 17 at 2 p.m. to learn how to stick with positive change, and replace unhealthful habits with healthier ones.

UofSC names new engineering dean

A distinguished engineering researcher with experience in forming industry partnerships has been hired to lead the University of South Carolina's College of Engineering and Computing. Hossein Haj-Hariri, an MIT-trained scientist who most recently served as professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, was appointed dean on Tuesday. Haj-Hariri will spearhead efforts to build on the university's strength in critical research areas such as energy, cyber security, aerospace and materials.

South Caroliniana Library celebrates 175 years

"A Night at the Library," the official opening of the yearlong celebration of the 175th anniversary of the South Caroliniana Library on the University of South Carolina Horseshoe, will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 10.

Annual holiday art sale

The School of Visual Art and Design hosts its annual holiday sale from 9 .a.m-6 p.m., Nov. 19-20, in McMaster College.

Donate cans, beat Clemson

Carolina Can aims to raise canned goods and donations for the Harvest Hope Food Bank in the South Carolina cities of Columbia, Florence and Greenville.

2016 commencement changes

The university will experiment with a new commencement calendar in 2016, moving from ceremonies held in May, August and December to dates in May and December only.