Recent Announcements

Bookstore offers discount

The Russell House Bookstore will give faculty and staff members (with a CarolinaCard) a 20 percent discount Dec. 17-19 on all purchases.

Give feedback on advising

The University of South Carolina is conducting a survey to gather students' feedback on academic advising.

Apply for Social Justice Activist Program

Interested in making a change? Enjoy talking about social justice issues? Join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Social Justice Activist Program and create a community among students, faculty and staff to combat bias within the UofSC community.

Apply for International Student Merit Scholarship

There are 10 $1,000 scholarships available for International Students of Merit at the University of South Carolina who are studying on an F-1 or J-1 Visa. The awards are to be given out for the spring 2015 term to international students who have completed at least one academic year of study at UofSC. The deadline to apply is Sunday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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.