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Orientation

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How to Register

All reservations for students and families are made online at my.sc.edu. You'll need to know your VIP ID and UofSC system password in order to log in. Please be aware that the Orientation Portal is only accessible through Google Chrome or Firefox browsers.

Registration is now closed.

Registration is currently closed for New Student Orientation. Check back soon for updates regarding spring Orientation!


The Registration Process

Freshman students must pay a $200 admissions deposit to confirm enrollment before gaining access to New Student Orientation registration. This is separate from your Orientation fee.

Please note that electronic check payments will be held for six (6) business days while the check clears.

Before you register, make sure to find your Orientation.

Using your VIP ID and USC ID, you will set up an account in the reservation portal by visiting my.sc.edu.

  • Add security questions for account verification.
  • Access your UofSC email and set up your email preferences.
  • Add emergency contact information.
  • Set Up Multifactor Authentication.

Visit my.sc.edu, log in to your account, click on the "Admissions" tab and then click on "Orientation Services." Follow the instructions on the screen.

Each Orientation session has limited spacing based on advising capacities within academic colleges, and will close for reservations once full. We recommend planning accordingly around graduations, vacations, work commitments and so forth if there is a specific date you would prefer to attend. 

Your reservation will not be confirmed until you have paid. This fee is separate from your admissions deposit.

Once you have registered, read through your session information and stay connected to the email you provide during registration for updates from the Office of New Student Orientation.

 


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