Student Gateway

Welcome back

Welcome to the start of a new semester. Make it a great one by taking advantage of all of the exciting programming going on while you settle in before classes start. Whether you are a new or returning student, the first couple weeks of the semester are the perfect opportunity to try new things, meet new people and find home at Carolina.


Gamecock cheerleaders and football players rush onto the field at Williams-Brice

This fall at a glance

It’s that time of year again. When students, old and new, make their way to campus, ready for another unforgettable semester at Carolina. Here are just some of the many exciting things going on this fall at UofSC.

Let's Get to Work

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



Want to borrow a GoPro?

Thomas Cooper Library has the brand new equipment you need to to get creative with a class project or just make a video for fun.

Read before you rideshare

UofSC's police department wants students to travel safely on and off campus. Follow these tips the next time you use Uber or Lyft.

Move-in packages

Learn how to address and pick up move-in packages.

Deadline approaching to apply for Washington, SC semester programs

Online applications are now open for the spring 2020 Washington and South Carolina semester programs.

UofSC Student Government named top SEC student government

This summer, UofSC Student Government received the Best New Initiative award for CarolinaBeYOUtiful and were recognized as the top student government organization in the SEC.

Alcohol Edu and SAPU deadline approaching

The deadline for all incoming students to complete Part 1 of Alcohol Edu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates (SAPU) is Aug. 22.

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Student Events

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Location: Davis Field II - Longstreet Side, RHUU Davis Circle Space 01

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Location: RHUU Pickens Street Bridge Space 03

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Location: Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 2

Getting Started in Research Workshop

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Location: Gambrell 150 (PC Lab)

Intramural Sports Marketing

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Location: Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 1

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Dates and Deadlines

Stories for Students

Portrait of Meir Muller

Mungo Teaching Award: Meir Muller

When Meir Muller calls teaching a “life and death occupation,” the University of South Carolina assistant professor of early childhood education isn’t being dramatic. He’s merely underscoring the fundamental importance of good teachers — and of equity in the classroom.

students tabling at the student org 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 is sure to be something for everyone.

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