Student Gateway

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: 


a golden retriever sits on a brick pathway on the historic Horseshoe

The dogs of the Horseshoe

Midterms are in full swing, which means you probably deserve a break from all of the books, papers and tests. Practice the best type of self-care and enjoy this gallery of some of the most instagramable pups posing for photos on the historic Horseshoe.

students working togther at a table in a coffee shop

Let's Get to Work

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

Room of the Year features two lofted beds, a couch, a rug and tufted stools, all in a muted color palette

A home away from home

When the class of 2023 arrived on campus this fall, many wasted no time transforming the blank walls of their rooms into extravagantly designed spaces that reflect their unique personalities.



Ring ceremony registration deadline approaching

The last day to register for the Fall 2019 Ring Ceremony is Wednesday, October 23rd.

Orientation Leader applications are open

The Office of New Student Orientation is now accepting applications for the 2020 Orientation Leader Team.

MLK Social Justice Award Nominations

The Social Justice Awards recognize individuals who exemplify the philosophies of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., through random or ongoing acts of community service, social justice or racial reconciliation.

Fall passport fairs to be held at Russell House

The University of South Carolina Postal Services hosts two passport fairs during the fall semester in the Student Mail Center in the basement of the Russell House.

UofSC Academic Team wins first tournament of the season

The Academic Team at UofSC won the Fall Novice Quizbowl Tournament at Georgia Tech on Sept. 21.

Resident Mentor applications are open

Applications for Resident Mentor positions open on Sept. 30 and will close on Nov. 1.

View More Announcements

Student Events

Sukkot at UofSC

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

Location: RHUU Davis Circle Space 05

Orientation Leader Interest Meeting

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

Location: Russell House University Union 303

SSC Peer Leader Information Session

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

Location: Russell House University Union 302

Trevor McLaine Senior Saxophone Recital

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

How Law Schools View Application Pieces

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

Location: Law School 136 - Classroom

View the Student Calendar

Dates and Deadlines

Stories for Students

Kaden Briggs jumping

Gamecock athlete racing toward career in education

After winning state championships in high school, Kaden Briggs was excited to earn a spot on the University of South Carolina’s track and field team. But he was shocked when he faced an unexpected hurdle – some skepticism about his chosen career path.

Portrait of Reginald Bain

Garnet Apple Award: Reginald Bain and Jeff Dudycha

What does a gene sound like when it mutates? That seemingly absurd question is one that biology and music students work together to answer in a course that combines big data and sound to let researchers “hear” a mutation.

Photo of a golden retriever sitting on a brick path on the USC horsehoe

The dogs of the Horseshoe

Take a moment to destress from midterms by checking out this gallery of some of the cutest puppers on campus.

View More Stories