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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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Admissions & Records

Thank you for choosing USC Lancaster, where we strive to make your education affordable, accessible, and convenient!  The next steps in becoming a Lancer are outlined below.  Our expert staff is ready to assist you during the process, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions. 

New Student Orientation:

As you transition into  your first semester, please be sure to review and complete the items within this check list for each department.

For School Counselors:

The University of South Carolina Lancaster wants to partner with you to provide access and opportunities for students to attend a nationally ranked and student-centered university.  Therefore, we welcome the opportunity to visit your high schools and speak about the benefits of attending USCL.  We appreciate the work you do daily.  Please contact Mrs. Karlee Christian either through email or phone if you would like an admissions counselor to visit or attend an event at your local high school..

For Parents:

The admissions process can be daunting and confusing at times. Therefore, USC Lancaster wants to take the confusion out of it by assisting you and your student(s) from application to enrollment. Our staff is eager to help you and your student(s) with information regarding our institutional scholarships and academic programs. If you and your student(s) haven’t scheduled a campus tour, please register online! Visit our picturesque campus to see our beautiful rose garden and state of the art facilities.  Your student’s journey begins at USCL!

USCL New Student Checklist

Our new student checklist includes everything you need to complete to become a Lancer!

I Applied to USCL, What's Next?

After you apply to USC Lancaster we need just a few more documents before you officially become a Lancer. The Next Step’s video walks you through all of the required admissions documents found on our New Student Checklist.