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Academic Advising

Transfer Advising

Transfer students possess a unique set of experiences and needs when they arrive on campus. By providing necessary resources and information related to transferring institutions, students and academic advisors can ensure success at South Carolina. 

What is a Transfer Student? 

The National Student Clearinghouse defines transfer as any change in a student’s initial enrollment institution irrespective of the timing, direction or location of the move, and regardless of whether any credits were transferred from one institution to another.

While transfer students take different pathways to reach USC, academic advisors and other student support services are available to assist students with their transition to USC. 


Transfer Resources


Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest are groups of individual majors that fall under a larger academic umbrella. Each Area of Interest brings together degree programs that appeal to common interests, use (and teach) similar skill sets, and lead to related career paths. Exploring Areas of Interest can help you match your unique talents and interests with specific degree programs, discover USC’s  90+ majors, and make connections between your studies and career possibilities.





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