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Keep Carolina safe

You have a critical role in reducing the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Carolina Community. Demonstrate your commitment to keep UofSC in good health by being a part of #IPledgeColumbia and honoring the pledge wherever you are.


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Let's Get to Work

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

Character Counts: 2020 in Review

It’s been a year. Full stop. 
But that doesn’t mean there wasn’t plenty to celebrate, recognize and honor at the University of South Carolina in 2020. There was. And there’s even more to look forward to in 2021.



Tips for coping with the political climate

The political divisions and social unrest in the U.S. have continued in 2021. The Leadership and Service Center offers tips to help students stay aware of – and cope with – current events.

U101 Peer Leader applications due by Jan. 20

Applications for new U101 Peer Leaders must be submitted by Wednesday (Jan. 20) for consideration to serve during Fall 2021.

Sign up for housing for 2021-22 academic year

Continuing students interested in living on campus during the 2021-22 academic year can apply for housing starting Tuesday (Jan. 19).

Reserve space, equipment at TCoop

You can reserve technology equipment and study rooms at Thomas Cooper Library.

Student organization wins national grant

The University of South Carolina chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society, has been awarded a 2021 Clay Leadership Development Initiative Grant.

Vote for Best of Carolina 2021

Vote for your favorite student organization, study spot or go-to coffee shop to win Best of Carolina 2021.

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Student Events

Student Leadership and Diversity Conference Registration Open

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

Campus Recreation Marketing

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Location: RHUU Davis Circle Space 03

Interfaith Initiatives Daily Prayer and Reflection Space

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Location: ODK/Mortar Board Room

Online Workshop: Tableau Charts and Maps

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Location: University Libraries Virtual Event

Inclusive Excellence at UofSC

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

GMG Marketing Team Interest Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

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Dates and Deadlines

Tools and Resources

Stories for Students

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UofSC faculty work to counteract the emotional power of misinformation

Misinformation and disinformation circulated, consumed and believed by the public have a powerful influence on public opinion — often in a harmful way. Faculty members in the College of Information and Communications have conducted research to help improve media literacy, to teach people how to evaluate quality sources and to recognize clues for misinformation.

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Nursing college makes push to place more primary care providers

It’s estimated that the Palmetto State needs more than 800 additional primary care providers in the next 10 years just to keep pace with the needs of its growing and aging population. The College of Nursing is helping to fill the gap by training a new wave of family nurse practitioners for underserved communities.

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