2014 Announcements

Help stuff the police car for Toys for Tots

The Division of Law Enforcement and Safety (USCPD) will host its third annual Stuff the Police Car event Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation, an outreach effort of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Student leaders denounce online incivility

The presidents of 12 University of South Carolina student organizations recently denounced online incivility, particularly the offensive anonymous comments that flourish on some social networks.

Nominate Carolinians for social award

The Social Justice Awards are given to members of the university community who exemplify the philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr., through acts of community service, social justice or racial reconciliation. Anyone from the Columbia or regional campus or School of Medicine can nominate a deserving student, faculty or staff member.

Exercise classes free during finals week

During finals week, group exercise classes are free to all students with a Carolina Card. Come work out and reduce stress.

UofSC wins 30th Annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Drive

The University of South Carolina and Clemson University wrapped up their 30th annual blood drive, resulting in the seventh consecutive win for UofSC.

Thanksgiving break hours

Thanksgiving Break for UofSC means no classes on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and some altered hours of operation the rest of the week. Check out the schedule for dining halls, residence halls and more.

Donate during annual holiday drive

For the more than 17 percent of the population in South Carolina living in poverty, the holidays can be more stressful than spectacular. University of South Carolina students, faculty and staff can help ensure that the holidays are a happy time for all by participating in the Carolina Cares annual holiday donation drive

Nominate international students for campus award

UofSC students, faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate a graduating international student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has shown a commitment to campus and community engagement.

UofSC gives students free Office 365

The university's partnership with Microsoft is expanding beyond student email to include the entire Office 365 suite of apps for free.

Carolinians to speak at TEDx event

This year several university faculty and staff members will take the stage at the annual TEDxColumbiaSC event Jan. 19. With topics spanning from preserving our rivers to the changing labor force, the members of this year's lineup will challenge the audience to reconsider how they interact with others and our world.

UofSC honored for trees

The University of South Carolina's historic Horseshoe has been recognized by the City of Columbia for its trees. The City of Columbia Tree & Appearance Commission and Columbia Green awarded the university as a winner of its 13th Annual Columbia Choice Awards.

Postal Service to open during break

To accommodate university departments that may be open during the holiday break, the UofSC Postal Service will be open on specific days for departments that may want to pick up mail.

Carolina/Clemson Rivalry Week

A summary of the events and activities celebrating the home state rivalry between the University of South Carolina and Clemson University.

'It's On Us' to stop sexual assault at UofSC

UofSC's student government is encouraging the Carolina community to take the "It's On Us" pledge to stop sexual assault.

Experience Alaska with Sustainable Carolina

Want to touch a glacier, roam with bears, stay overnight in a yurt near Mount McKinley and experience life in Alaska? Come to one of three interest sessions to learn more about Sustainable Carolina's domestic study away program.

Sorority Council wins national excellence award

The University of South Carolina Sorority Council is one of 11 campuses receiving the College Panhellenic Excellence Award. UofSC is one of 32 universities to receive a prestigious recognition from the National Panhellenic Conference.

Student conference proposals due Dec. 1

The Student Leadership and Diversity Conference is a one-day regional conference for students who wish to learn more about leadership and diversity issues. UofSC students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit proposals for education sessions.

UofSC offers leadership distinction

Graduating with Leadership Distinction is an honorary distinction that students may earn in four pathways: Community Service, Professional and Civic Engagement (Professional Work Experience and Peer Leadership), Global Learning (Studying Abroad) and Research.

Explore careers, connect with professionals in your field

Looking to explore careers or connect with professionals in your field of choice? Fellow Gamecocks are ready to help through the Spur Connections Mentor Program.

Register for world of work course

Want to land a great internship or job? Prepare yourself now by taking University 201, World of Work, in spring 2015.

Help test UofSC weight loss app

Researchers at the University of South Carolina are testing a new mobile weight loss app to assist with achieving healthy diet and physical activity behaviors.

Thank our UofSC donors

More than 87 percent of students rely on financial assistance to pursue their academic goals. Last year, 40,000 alumni and friends donated more than $116 million to the UofSC. Thursday, November 13 will be Donor Appreciation Day and students can write a thank you card to loyal donors.

Carolina celebrates international community

During UofSC's International Education Week, Nov. 17- 21, students, faculty and staff can explore culture, food, art, film, dance and more right on Greene St.

Sign up for on-campus produce delivery

Pinckney's Produce is a locally owned service that delivers farm-fresh produce straight to campus. Signups for their fall 2014 Session III (Nov. 11- Dec. 12) are now being accepted.

Explore the field higher education with UNIV 401

In Spring 2015, UofSC students interested in the field of higher education or student affairs may enroll in UNIV 401, a lecture designed to reflect on college experienced and offer guidance to those continuing on the graduate school.

Student paper recognized nationally

UofSC's student-run newspaper was awarded second place for Daily Newspaper of the Year by the College Media Association along with five other awards.

Become the next 'Pioneer of Protection'

Campus Wellness is calling all aspiring designers to create fashion using only one materials-condoms. Project Condom is a design contest open to all students used to promote consensual, safe and healthy sexual choices and break down the social stigma about condom use.

UofSC's Fashion Board wants student designs

UofSC's Fashion Week 2015 is quickly approaching and Fashion Board want to feature as many student designers as possible. Students will create a collection of five to six pieces to compete down the runway.

Care package drive supports military

Veterans Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11. Show your support for Gamecock veterans by signing up for the Green Zone training and contributing items to the Student Veterans Association's Care Package Drive.

Registration time tickets available

University of South Carolina students can check their registration time tickets online now.