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Face coverings will be required on-campus and social distancing will be 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. Campus will be closed on Labor Day (Sept. 7). Classes will be held asynchronous (virtual) on Labor Day (Sept. 7) and Election Day (Nov. 3). Classes will be held remotely on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Fall break will also be cancelled with face-to-face instruction being held on Oct. 15-16. This schedule also aligns with that of University of South Carolina's institution in Columbia.

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Human Resources

The Division of Human Resources supports the college and departments of the university by providing reliable services and solutions. Learn more about upcoming HR-related training dates, deadlines, and policy updates. Please inquire about jobs on our campus!

Holiday Schedule

The University of South Carolina observes the same number of holidays as other state agencies even though the days on which the holidays are observed may differ because of the academic schedule. When a university holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday the holiday will be observed on the preceding Friday, or the following Monday. 

Pay Dates

Find out when your paycheck is scheduled to be issued and which dates are included in each pay period. You may visit the University of South Carolina's online service, VIP, for more detailed information on pay stubs.

Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement

In addition to the training and professional development opportunities offered through Human Resources, faculty and staff have the privilege of becoming university students!

Employee Benefits

Check out the SC Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) programs and benefits! health perks and the many benefits! MyBenefits is the fastest, most convenient way for subscribers covered by PEBA Insurance Benefits to manage their benefits.

Employee Assistance Program

The EAP has lots of ways for you to learn more about living a healthy life style.

See a doctor in only a few clicks!

State Health Plan members now have the ability to talk with doctors from their computer or smartphone. Sign-up today for Blue CareonDemand and skip the waiting room with a video visit.