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Gamecock Gateway

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Gamecock Gateway students can get involved at both the University of South Carolina or Midlands Technical College. Choose from over 500 student organizations, service opportunities, religious groups, working on campus as a peer leader, and more! 

Get Involved at UofSC

With over 500 clubs and organizations, our Gamecock Gateway students are sure to find something they are interested in pursuing while at Carolina. The Leadership and Service Center connects students with opportunities for involvement, leadership development, service, and civic engagement. 

Not sure where to start? 

Check out GarnetGate to find the right student organization for you. 

Find meaningful service opportunities that impact fellow Carolina students, Columbia, and the world. 


Gateway Peer Leaders



Each year, the Gamecock Gateway program seeks current and past Gateway students to serve as mentors and leaders for our incoming class. These Gateway Ambassadors play an integral role in welcoming new Gamecock Gateway students during Gateway-specific Admissions events, Summer Advising Sessions, and Gateway students first week on campus in Columbia.

Apply here by January 6th at 11:59pm. 

  • Have a 2.75 GPA or higher 
  • Be enrolled in the current Gateway cohort or be a Gateway alum currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at UofSC
  • Be available to work various events beginning February  through August
  • Be comfortable facilitating small and large group activities
  • Be able to answer questions and assist new students and their families with navigating the Gateway program 
  • Be a positive representative of both Midlands Technical College and the University of South Carolina 
  • Have and maintain good standing with conduct and have no incomplete judicial sanctions 

*Housing accommodations do not accompany this position. 

Questions? Reach out to Morgan Ruebusch at


Peer Tutors

The Peer Tutoring program at the Student Success Center provides quality, course-specific academic support to UofSC undergraduate students at no cost. Peer tutors are undergraduate students who have excelled in the course they tutor and have been trained to facilitate discussions on course content, study skills and strong academic habits. 

Interested in serving as a peer tutor for Gateway students? 

Reach out to Christy Thomas at for more information. 


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