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Connect to the resources you need across the university. Manage accounts, find tools to support students, review your benefits and access information for your academic unit or division.
State of the University
The university welcomed special guests and the community to hear President Michael Amiridis deliver his first State of the University Address. You can watch a recording of the event.Event details
Faculty and staff may carry forward a maximum of 45 days of annual leave and 180 days of sick leave into the next calendar year. You have the opportunity to donate excess annual and/or sick leave hours to the Leave Transfer Pool to assist employees who are experiencing catastrophic medical and personal emergencies and do not have enough leave to cover their absence from work. Leave donations must be completed by Dec. 1.
Mungo Teaching Award winner: Alexander Gasparian
2023 Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Award winner Alexander Gasparian breaks down complicated concepts and principles of pharmacy, one student at a time.
USC clinicians bring new tactics to challenge of stroke, neurological disorders in SC
South Carolina has a big shortage of neurologists for its population. While there are efforts in place to address that problem, the University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine in Columbia already has taken major steps to provide better comprehensive stroke care across the state.
Health Watch: Managing diabetes during the holidays
Jennifer Clements, the director of pharmacy education for USC’s College of Pharmacy at the Greenville campus, urges individuals with diabetes to think ahead during the holidays, offering strategies beyond checking your blood sugar levels and counting carbohydrates.
What it takes to run the 'city' of USC
What, exactly, does the University of South Carolina’s facilities services department manage? Well, to put it simply, a lot. We talked with
The Facilities Department asks students, faculty and staff to fill out a brief survey to help guide future programming as well as improve campus facility infrastructure.
Visitor and hourly parking at Bull Street Garage will be limited starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 21) for the Thanksgiving break due to construction on lower levels.
For the second consecutive year, Carolina Food Co. has been rated the best college food in South Carolina by Niche.com
From navigating campus to using your employee credentials to access university resources,
get acquainted with this helpful information as you make yourself at home.
Faculty and Staff Resources
We’re committed to providing the resources and support our faculty and staff need to be successful in their important work with our students around campus and online.
Administration and Governance
The university has several leadership groups working together to further the school's long-term objectives and goals.
Board of Trustees: Manages the university with well-defined standards and orderly oversight. Discharges its duties through ratified bylaws, adopted policies and board documentation.
Faculty Senate: A governing body established by the Board of Trustees with representative faculty members selected by each college or school. Senators are elected for a three-year term in the spring that begins the following fall semester.
President: Michael Amiridis draws on experience as a faculty member, academic administrator and higher education leader to guide South Carolina into its next era of success.
Provost: Donna Arnett oversees the schools and colleges of the USC Columbia campus and is charged with overall leadership of academic affairs.
Staff Senate: Facilitates communication and collaboration among university staff members and serves as an advisory committee to the president in strategic conversations.
Teaching and Research
The university offers support to make teaching and research more effective and enjoyable while keeping faculty life in balance.
- Academic Bulletin
- Academic Calendars
- Assessment and Analytics
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- Class Search (Master Schedule)
- Digital Accessibility
- Distributed Learning
- Faculty Expertise
- Faculty Ombuds
- Faculty Manual
- Instructor Services
- Registrar's Office
- Research Dashboards
- Research Office
- Sponsored Awards Management
- University Bookstore / Bookstore Adoption Portal
- University Data
- University Libraries and Collections
- Undergraduate Research
USC designs and provides comprehensive resources to support students’ academic achievements, well-being and campus experiences.
Academic Advising & Coaching: Advisors help students define and achieve goals from freshman year to graduation, this includes individualized and ongoing learning support.
Basic Needs: The CommUnity Shop provides food, clothing, toiletries, school supplies and other essentials to individuals experiencing basic needs insecurities.
Civil Rights and Title IX: Report discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct. This office provides support regarding the fair and equal treatment of every person in the university community.
Mental Health Resources: Online, in-person and self-care resources help students improve their mental health by identifying and managing contributing factors from sleep and substance use to academic concerns and stress to grief and loss.
Student Disability Resource Center: This office ensures that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations and access to all aspects of the USC experience.
Student Success Center: A one-stop resource for academic support, including tutoring, peer writing, study skills and money management. Transfer and sophomore students will find tailored support here, too.
Take advantage of the many personal and professional services and programs offered by the university for its employees.
Individual Development Plan: Develop your goals and establish your own action plan after identifying short and long-term goals.
Job-Specific Opportunities: Learn how to best perform your role and integrate into the university.
Leadership and Supervisory Development: Join programs and courses designed to build your skills of influence, collaboration and leadership for self, others, teams, projects and more.
Organizational and Professional Development: For individuals and groups, this office can evaluate key factors, including the work environment, personal abilities and relationships, to make holistic improvements.
Personal Development: The personal growth, safety and wellbeing of faculty and staff are important for our community.
Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement: The university supports lifelong learning through the tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement program benefit for qualified employees.