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Student Affairs and Academic Support

Our Offices

The Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support is composed of more than two dozen offices dedicated to creating an outstanding experience for students and enhancing their success at USC and beyond.

Use this list of offices to find brief descriptions and contact information. 

Provides all Gamecocks with programs and services that promote fitness and quality of life, including adventure and outdoor recreation, aquatics, club sports, fitness and intramurals

Empowers high-ability students in this invitation-only program to reach their potential in six areas of emphasis: common academic experiences, community engagement, global learning, leadership, research, and professional development.

Prepares students for lifelong career management by helping them discover careers, develop their employability skills and connect with employers.

Serves students' mental health needs, including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention and medication monitoring.
Counseling: 803-777-5223
Psychiatry: 803-777-1833

Provides support, guidance and mentorship for the 48 Greek organizations and their 6,500 members.

Offers students interested in healthcare careers a holistic perspective on health care practice and issues through a living and learning community

Enhances students' knowledge of environmental sustainability and teaches them to live, learn and lead "green" in this living and learning community.

Provides stress management, nutrition, weight management, tobacco cessation and other health programs for students and employees.

Supports community and motivate students to devote their time to educationally purposeful activities in 24 residence halls.

Brings together American and international students in a living and learning community that encourages awareness and appreciation of each other's cultures.

Equips students to positively impact their communities through involvement in student organizations, leadership development, service and civic engagement.

Supports an inclusive campus environment by providing educational and social programs and supporting and advocating for historically underrepresented student populations.

Leads and serves as a clearinghouse for scholarship, policy and best practice for all postsecondary student transitions.

Serves as the central resource for parents and families of Carolina students. Parent and Family Programs offers informative communications, including a monthly newsletter and award winning mobile-app, and coordinates the annual Family Weekend.
800-868-6752 toll free

Assists students in applying to medical, law and health-related professional schools.

Supports students in a living and learning community that adheres to the idea that the sharing of space, food and ideas enriches the college experience.

The center of student activity at USC and home to Gamecock Entertainment, your source for free, fun things to do on and off campus. Visit the Russell House to use meeting, lounge, activity, dining and retail space as well as campus Lost and Found.

Support survivors of interpersonal violence with services including accompaniment to medical appointments, housing changes, academic assistance, legal advocacy and referrals. The office is a confidential resource.

Addresses questions and concerns, refers students to university resources and programs and helps them make informed choices about their education.

803-777-4USC (4872)

Upholds the student code of conduct by addressing and adjudicating students' alleged violations through a restorative and educational process.

Supports students with learning, physical, health or psychiatric disabilities in managing the varying demands of the university experience.

Offers students comprehensive primary health care, disease prevention and wellness programs, mental health care and violence prevention services.

Serves as the central administration for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Interfaith Initiatives, the Leadership and Service Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, the Russell House University Union, Parent and Family Programs and Student Media.

Provides opportunities for students to get hands-on experience in print, broadcast and online media; advertising sales; and graphic design through The Daily Gamecock newspaper, Garnet & Black magazine, SGTV and WUSC-FM.

Provides course-specific and general study skills assistance, as well as services for transfer and veteran students.

Helps students identify risky behaviors, hone decision-making skills and make safer choices regarding alcohol and drugs.

Promotes collaborations among students, faculty, staff and community members for exploring and implementing the changes required to create a sustainable campus and society.

Encourages students to engage in deep learning on focused topics in four academic seminars.


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