Getting involved at Carolina is essential for success. Research suggests that students who are involved in student organizations and campus activities make higher grades and have a better college experience. Through Student Life programming, students will discover their passion and strengths, feel more connected to campus and gain important leadership experience to help them find internships and jobs. Most importantly, they will make friends and have fun!
Offers aquatics, club sports, group exercise, intramurals, outdoor recreation and strength and conditioning in world-class facilities and beautiful spaces.
Provides support, guidance and mentorship for the 46 Greek organizations and their more than 6,500 members.
Offers coaching, workshops, programs and other opportunities to help student develop their leadership skills and create positive change in their communities.
Supports an inclusive campus environment by providing educational and social programs and supporting and advocating for historically underrepresented student populations.
Helps students transition to and thrive in off-campus residences and understand the rights and responsibilities of residing in Columbia.
Serves as the central resource for parents and families of Carolina students, Parent and Family Programs offers informative communications, including a monthly newsletter, and coordinates the annual Family Weekend.
Serves as the center of student activity at UofSC and houses Carolina Productions, Carolina After Dark and the Leadership and Service Center, as well as classroom, meeting, dining and retail space.
Manages student ticket distribution for Gamecock football, basketball and baseball.
Works closely with university administration, faculty and staff to represent the interests of students, preserve and protect traditions, and support students and student organizations in their academic and community endeavors.
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.
Our Central Staff
Staff in the Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Life oversee and support the department's assessment, communications, finance, human resources and other central functions.
Title: Associate Vice President for Student Life
Title: Director of Student Life
Hilary Dyer Brannon
Title: Communication and Events Director
Title: Assessment Director
Title: Director of Finance and Personnel
Title: Talent Manager
Title: Billing Coordinator
Title: Coordinator of Communication and Engagement
Title: Assistant Director of Finance
Title: Administrative Coordinator