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Students are chosen to be a part of Changemakers based on their passion for exercising leadership to make positive change on our campus. Selected students will work together to collectively implement a project that will impact the student experience related to student organizations, leadership development, service, or civic engagement.

Changemakers Mental Health Initiatives


Who are we?

Changemakers Mental Health is striving to shift the campus narrative toward greater recognition for general mental health.  We recognize that while we cannot change our environment, we can change our perspective on what is happening around us.  By cultivating a positive outlook in ourselves and encouraging healthy self-care habits toward a more positive outlook in others, we aim to improve the overall mental health of the student body here at UofSC.

To receive more information about Changemakers Mental Health or to participate in this initiative fill out this form: Changemakers Mental Health Form 

  •  Trained staff and peer leaders are available to give presentations on a variety of health topics to help encourage a healthier campus community to groups 6 people or more.  Learn more.


How to Engage

Students interested in becoming a Changemaker should apply at the link below. Selected students will begin their role by participating in a half-day program kickoff on Jan. 22, where students will have the opportunity to connect with each other and identify the key project ideas to implement.

Following the retreat, students will meet every other week for an hour during the Spring semester to learn more about exercising leadership to make meaningful change and to make progress on the group’s selected project. In addition, students may be expected to spend some time in between meetings to complete work depending on the project selected.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.