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Academic & Student Affairs

We are very excited that you have chosen USCL as your new “college home” and you will find that in addition to our great academic programs, USC Lancaster has a wide variety of co-curricular activities, from sports to clubs to special programs, that will both enrich and enhance your collegiate experience.

USCL Spring 2021 Course Information

Our courses are being offered in a variety of formats this semester in order to accommodate our students’ needs.  In addition to traditional face-to-face classes, USCL is offering two kinds of online courses. Synchronous courses require students to attend, virtually, at a designated regular time. Asynchronous online courses present online material and exams that can be viewed at any time within a 24 or longer frame. 

If you have questions regarding your current schedule, please call the Office of Academic and Student Affairs 803-313-7007.



The University of South Carolina Columbia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. The regional Palmetto College campuses (Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Sumter, and Union) are branch campuses of the University of South Carolina Columbia; the branch campuses’ accreditation is dependent on the continued accreditation of the University of South Carolina Columbia. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of South Carolina Columbia.