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It can be difficult to remember to check in and take care of yourself while also managing all of the commitments that come with being a student. Luckily there is no shortage of resources at UofSC that can help with navigating life in college and improving overall wellness.


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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.



New operating hours at Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center until Aug. 16

There are new operating hours at Strom now until Aug 16. Closing times are used for disinfecting the facility. Staff disinfect high touch surfaces and equipment during this time.

Virtual commencement ceremony Aug. 8

Spring and summer 2020 graduates will be honored in a pre-recorded virtual ceremony beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Student face covering distribution

All students will receive one university reusable face covering this fall to add to their collection. There are a variety of ways students will receive a face covering.

Student parking permits now on sale

Student parking permits go on sale on Mon., July 6.

Dance Marathon provides critical resources for children

The funds that University of South Carolina Dance Marathon (USCDM) raised in 2020 have directly impacted the Child Life Program at Prisma Health Children's Hospital’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submissions open for Student-Initiated Research Projects Program (SIRP)

SIRP is a program is designed to enrich the academic experience of students and to better prepare the future generation of researchers, investigators, and entrepreneurs throughout the SC INBRE network. SIRP applications are due by May 15. Up to five awards of $3,000 each will be awarded.

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Student Events

Outdoor Movie Night

Friday, Aug. 14, 2020

Location: Davis Field I - RHUU Side

Shekinah Frieson Master's Voice Recital

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Carolina Kickoff!

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street

Carolina Card Distribution

Monday, Aug. 17, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street Space 01

Carolina Kickoff!

Monday, Aug. 17, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street

Carolina Card Distribution

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street Space 01

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Stories for Students

women rally for suffrage at a monument in washington DC in 1918

100 years of suffrage: Reconstruction through ratification

The push for women's suffrage began in earnest in South Carolina right after the Civil War, during Reconstruction. We look at a few of these efforts in the second in a series of stories commemorating 100 years of women’s suffrage.

Deborah Beck wearing a blue suit stands near the student health center

Planning for a safe return

University leaders have been preparing all summer for a safe return to campus. Student Health Services director Deborah Beck gives an overview of the university's efforts and addresses the responsibility of each member of our community to do their part.

rosina fadul in medical scrubs and mask on a ward in a new jersey hospital

Heroes wear masks

This spring, as COVID-19 spiked in New York City, the nation’s largest metropolitan area became the face of the U.S. pandemic. Nurses from across the U.S. — including UofSC alumni — descended on the region, enduring personal hardship and risking their own health to help stem the tide.

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