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Division of Human Resources

Privileges and Discounts

Through the State of South Carolina and the university's campus resources and community relationships, we've developed family-friendly privileges and unique discount opportunities to help you maintain a healthy balance between work and home life. 

State Benefits

State Health Plan subscribers have access to adoption assistance benefits, as well as free health management programs and value-based benefits. State of South Carolina employees have access to tuition assistance benefits, as well as several discount savings programs. 

The State Health Plan offers health and wellness resources that can help make it easier for you and your family to stay healthy.

State of South Carolina employees are eligible to receive membership to the following discount savings programs:

Faculty and staff in full-time equivalent (FTE) positions qualify for our traditional Tuition Assistance Program which provides employees free tuition for one class per semester.

Financial assistance is provided to eligible state employees to help pay some of the expenses with adopting a child

USC Privileges and Discounts

The following privileges and discounts are offered to all UofSC employees. 

Our Dual Career Employment Services can help find suitable employment for your spouse or partner. 

Our flextime and telecommuting benefits allow employees the opportunity to work from different locations on flexible schedules.  

Bright Horizons at USC provides developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that empower children to be confident, successful, lifelong learners.

The Provost Office has created policies designed specifically for faculty members and their families.  

Some departments may authorize new employees to be reimbursed for relocation expenses. Approval is at the discretion of the hiring unit. Please review the Business and Finance policy on relocation expenses [pdf] or contact your supervisor for more information.

The Tuition Reimbursement Program  is extended to faculty and staff in research grant or time-limited positions, and provides these employees the opportunity to be reimbursed for the cost of tuition for one class per semester as long as they receive a grade of “C” or better in the course.

There's always something going on around campus. Whether you are cheering on our Gamecock athletic teams, attending a theater performance or cashing in on valuable perks for everyday purchases, we have something for everyone.

Our employee wellness programs provide free or low-cost services that support faculty and staff nutrition goals, help manage stress and more. 

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