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Play it safe

In your residence hall or apartment, on campus, around town and at the game, it's important to watch our for your own safety and the well-being of others. Here are a few tips: 


Members of the band Hootie & the Blowfish stand on the historic UofSC Horseshoe

The best place to watch the away game

Nothing compares to the atmosphere of cheering on the Gamecocks at Williams Brice Stadium. However, these spots around Columbia are a close second for away games.

Let's Get to Work

Check out this week's highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

South Carolina students check out student organizations at the fair on Greene Street

Where do I sign up?

Joining a student organization is a great way to meet like-minded people and find your home at Carolina. With over 500 clubs that focus on academics, sports, service, careers, interests and more, there's something for everyone.



Updates to West Campus, Blue shuttle routes

Based on recent student feedback and ongoing review of ridership on the Carolina Shuttle, changes in two routes are being implemented to move more people more efficiently.

Magellan Mini-Grant applications are open

The fall deadline to apply for the Magellan Mini-Grant is Oct. 29. All applicants must attend one application drop-in session.

Meters closed at Close-Hipp on Tuesday

Events on Tuesday around College St. will close all metered parking around Close-Hipp throughout the day. Campus community members should find alternate parking like in the Barnwell St. lot (AD7) and take the North Loop shuttle that drops off at Close-Hipp.

Peace Corps to Host Application Drive at UofSC

The Peace Corps seeks applicants to fill hundreds of requests for volunteers in programs worldwide to begin service in spring and summer 2020.

Applications open for University Libraries Student Advisory Council

The deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 University Libraries Student Advisory Council is Sept. 13.

Hurricane Dorian: what students need to know

The University of South Carolina is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian, and any updates – including potential class cancellations or closings -- will be posted on, social media and Carolina Alert. In the meantime, here are a few things you should know and do to prepare for whatever the storm brings.

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Student Events

Advocates Against Alzheimer's and GPS Present Disney's Coco

Sunday, Sep. 22, 2019

Location: Russell House Theater

UofSC Wind Ensemble Concert: Shadow and Light

Sunday, Sep. 22, 2019

Location: See Description for Event Location.

Mutual Expectations Workshop: Academic Advising

Monday, Sep. 23, 2019

Location: Russell House Ballroom C

Social Justice Program Weekly Class

Monday, Sep. 23, 2019

Location: Senate Chambers

National Student Exchange Info Session

Monday, Sep. 23, 2019

Location: Thomas Cooper Library Z111G - Student Success Center

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Dates and Deadlines

Stories for Students

Cocky and parents in Williams-Brice

Fun for the whole family

It’s that time of year again. Time for our families to descend upon Columbia and UofSC in droves, calling before you’ve even gotten out of class to say that they’re here and asking where to park. They’ve been waiting for this day since August, but what are you going to do with them? Don’t stress; impress them with these options.

Portrait of Celeste Caulder

Clinical Practice Teaching Award: Celeste Caulder

For College of Pharmacy professor Celeste Caulder, every day should bring some new piece of knowledge. One of Caulder’s key goals is to teach her students in the classroom and during their clinical rotations how to be lifelong learners. They will need that ability to learn something new every day as they venture into the field of pharmacy where there is not always one single right solution to a problem.

Justin Stoll

Athletics video director focuses on graduate degree

Two weeks into his job with the athletics department, Justin Stoll crafted some of the most iconic words in Gamecock football history. Nine years later, he plays an even larger role in multimedia productions, but he also is working on his master's degree in library and information science.

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