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The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved a budget plan that reduces administrative costs and prioritizes South Carolina residents by holding tuition increases for in-state students on the Columbia campus to a historically low 0.6 percent.
Incoming first-year and transfer students are encouraged to participate in Pillars for Carolina, an exciting week-long program filled with new friendships and a strong start to life at South Carolina.
As summer gets underway, there's been an increased number of job scams targeting college students across the country. The Career Center has tips to help you avoid getting duped.
Review tips, frequently asked questions and talking points to help your student be successful this month.
Dates and Deadlines
Thursday, Jul. 4, 2019
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019
Friday, Aug. 16, 2019
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019
For the 18th consecutive year, the University of South Carolina will be represented abroad by Fulbright U.S. student grantees conducting research, studying and serving as English teaching assistants.
Tarak Patel, a second-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, had witnessed the devastation of addiction while volunteering at hospitals and free clinics, but he only had a surface-level understanding of the complexities of the issue. That changed earlier this summer when Patel participated in the Summer Institute for Medical Students (SIMS) at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Center City, Minnesota.
Tayloe Harding, the dean of the University of South Carolina School of Music, has been named the university’s interim provost, effective July 1.