USC Sumter 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 General Election Day (Nov. 3), Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Fall break will also be cancelled with face-to-face instruction being held on Oct. 15-16. Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.
The staff of the Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) at USC Sumter is guided by a model of student empowerment. We are part of a team
of faculty and staff that recognizes that college is a time of transition for all
students. We know that students with disabilities face the same challenges as every
college bound young adult plus the challenges related to limitations imposed by disabilities.
Even so, a successful transition into an independent adult life is every college student’s
It's all about You
“We do nothing about you, without you” – Any action regarding access to services, seeking special assistance or providing
reasonable accommodation must be initiated by you.
“We speak with you, not about you” – All communication in any matter related to you flows through you.
“No one speaks for you, or acts for you but you” – We look to you to express your needs, provide us with information that will help
us assist you, and keep in contact with us.
Federal Law requires this. University policies require this. But most importantly,
our desire to provide you with the best service in this time of transition requires