Recent Announcements

St. Patrick's Day incident at Pour House

March 30, 2017

The university is very concerned about an incident that occurred at Pour House over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The safety of our students is our biggest concern, and we will continue to work with law enforcement and our neighbors in Five Points to resolve the case.

Career Center helps students avoid job scams

March 14, 2017, Adena Rice

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently reported that college students across the nation are being entangled in an employment scam that could result in financial damages and identify theft. The Career Center works with several organizations and top employers to provide opportunities for students, which are vetted of scams in a number of ways.

Fire safety tips for off-campus students

March 02, 2017, Adena Rice

As the weather gets warmer and spring is in full bloom, it is now time to change the batteries in your smoke detector. A smoke detector’s batteries must be changed every six months, typically in the spring and fall, but it is still important for students to know fire safety all year round. Off-Campus Student Services and USC Fire and Safety have compiled tips to keep students safe while living off-campus through some fire prevention guidelines.

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.

Be ready for winter weather

January 21, 2016, Staff Editor

Winter months occasionally bring freezing rain, ice and snow to the Columbia area, and it’s important for students to be prepared and stay informed. We've put together some tips to keep in mind in case of winter weather.