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USC Lancaster reopened for in-person classes on August 20, 2020. Face coverings are required on-campus and social distancing is encouraged among members of the campus community. The semester will be offered in an accelerated format, with in-person instruction ending on Nov. 24. In addition, classes will be held on many traditional holidays and breaks to allow for the semester to end earlier than usual. Classes will be held remotely on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The USC Lancaster Bookstore will be closed to the public after Nov 25th. Curbside pick-up for returns and mail orders is available 11/30-12/18 from 10am-1pm Monday-Thursday. Park in the designated spaces on the Bradley Building side of Starr Hall and call 803-313-7050 when you arrive. Frequently check this COVID-19 link. and the gray boxes below to stay up-to-date with the latest news and updates.

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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.

  

Accreditation

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, 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.


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