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Communications and Public Affairs

Photo Resources

The scenic beauty and dynamic moments of the Carolina experience are captured every day by our team of professional photographers.

A Refreshed Approach for a Historic Identity
The university's refreshed brand platform will begin to be rolled out in the spring of 2019. Big updates in message development, visual identity, brand tools and more are currently in production and will come online in the toolbox throughout the semester.

Stock Photography

Our university photo collection includes a wide range of images such as campus scenes, notable buildings, university events, and classroom and laboratory environments. The images are housed on an image management system and can be downloaded for free for use in communications projects, presentations and more. Contact us for access credentials.

Visit to access a public gallery of university-related images. You must create an account to view any invitation-only galleries that have been shared with you. With an account you can log in to access invitation-only galleries, search for photos, create lightboxes of selected images and contact requests. 

For specific photo needs or questions, please contact us.

Portrait Photos

Faculty and staff members in need of a business portrait may book an appointment for a free photo session in our photography studio. After your session, you'll be provided with a professional-quality digital image you can use for internal and external marketing purposes. 

To schedule an appointment, email to contact the photographers. Portraits are usually taken between 9 and 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. The studio is located in the World War Memorial Building, behind the South Caroliniana Library.