The University of South Carolina's path forward in the fight against COVID-19 needs
your support to be successful. Learn about how the university is changing to mitigate
the effects of the pandemic and what you can do to help. We'll continue to update
this information as changes occur.
University Response to COVID-19
Here you’ll find some expanded safety guidelines for being on campus, as well as specific
information for students, families, faculty and staff. For questions that aren’t answered
on the site, please fill out our contact us form. Keep in mind that we’re continually
updating this site as information becomes available, so check back regularly.
Updated June 24, 2020 at 11 a.m.
Students, faculty and staff who are returning to campus in Phase 2 (June 22-July 13)
or Phase 3 (July 14-Aug 3) of the university’s
Return-to-Work Plan are strongly encouraged to get a COVID-19 diagnostic test. Tests consist of either
collecting a nasal swab specimen or a nasopharyngeal swab. Appointments must be sheduled
in advance by using the appropriate form below.
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803-576-8511For any questions or concerns about coronavirus that have not been addressed on this
site, call our phone bank at 803-576-8511.
The university’s Risk Mitigation Plan highlights the new policies, plans and schedules
to help address the challenges that COVID-19 has brought to our campus. Download the Risk Mitigation Plan [pdf]