Recent Announcements

New overtime rules

August 22, 2016, Megan Joyner

Approximately 1,000 USC employees will transition from an exempt status to a non-exempt status due to new regulations released by The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), increasing the minimum salary requirement for employees to be considered exempt. The University of South Carolina will implement the changes system wide effective October 16, 2016.

Collaborative caregiving for aging adults

August 04, 2016, Megan Joyner

Caring for an aging adult can bring with it a great deal of stress, and it's essential that family members and service providers collaborate. Learn how to access care options and communicate productively with aging adults through an online seminar that can be accessed anytime starting August 16.

Greek Village parking facility under development

July 29, 2016

The university is developing a 1,200-space parking facility and meeting facility for use by fraternity and sorority members. Construction of the facility, which will be located adjacent to the Greek Village, is expected to begin in 2018, pending necessary approvals by the Board of Trustees.

Abandoned bikes will be collected

July 25, 2016, Yolanda Jones

USC Vehicle Management in collaboration with the campus Police Department will begin collecting abandoned bicycles around campus. The collection will begin Wednesday (July 27) and run through Aug. 1.

Addy named vice provost, graduate school dean

July 14, 2016

Cheryl Addy, the Arnold School of Public Health’s senior associate dean for academic affairs, has been named vice provost and dean of the graduate school at the University of South Carolina.

TIAA-CREF offers free financial counseling

July 06, 2016, Megan Joyner

Are you confident that you are properly investing your savings? Get help meeting your financial goals by scheduling a free appointment with a TIAA-CREF consultant! Call 800-732-8353 to schedule your appointment during their next visit on July 12 and 13.

Offices to check out during the summer

June 17, 2016, Adena Rice

Many on-campus offices are open during the summer and offer the same services as during fall and spring semesters. Without having to worry as much about assignments, projects or tests, students can take advantage of the slower pace to learn something new, change their major or find a job.

Summer days in Columbia

June 17, 2016, Adena Rice

With fewer classes during the summer, there is more time to enjoy what the University of South Carolina and the surrounding areas have to offer. And because of the summer weather, it is a great time to be outdoors and experience Columbia.

Leadership Development Programs

June 14, 2016, Megan Joyner

Each year, faculty and staff members are selected to participate in either the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) or the Pipeline for Academy Leaders (PAL). Nomination deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year are quickly approaching! Nominations must be submitted by June 30 for ELP and July 15 for PAL.