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Get your flu shot

As the 2017-2018 flu season approaches, the Center for Health and Well-Being will begin administering the flu vaccine.

Register for Service Saturday

Registration for the Sept. 30 Service Saturday is now open.

Phishing emails circulating on university accounts

A significant number of “phishing” emails have been identified on the student email system recently. Phishing messages say things such as your email storage is almost full, your email will stop working if you don’t click on a link to verify your account, etc. These are not legitimate email messages and should be deleted. The University of South Carolina will never ask for you to verify your email account in this manner.

Apply for Carolina LEAD

The registration deadline for CarolinaLEAD, a comprehensive leadership education initiative within the Leadership and Service Center, is Sept. 27.

Financial Aid relocation

As of Sept. 13, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has relocated to 1244 Blossom Street.

CANCELED: Demonstration kitchen grand opening

The grand opening of the Center for Health and Well-Being Demonstration Kitchen scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28 has been canceled.

A message from the City of Columbia

A message from our city manager to be careful and mindful during the upcoming storm.

Student services and activities

Though UofSC's Columbia campus is closed in anticipation of inclement weather Monday, Sept. 11, we're still providing essential services, and a number of events and activities for students. The campus will re-open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12.

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Student Events

Job Fair Prep Week Mock Interviews with Nucor & Eaton

Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017

Location: Swearingen Engineering Center 1A01

"Ask an Expert" with Belk, Enterprise & Nolan Transportation

Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017

Location: Thomas Cooper Library L531

Job Fair Prep Week Resume Reviews with Fisher Investments, Lexington County Sheriff's Department, Vanguard and Verizon

Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017

Location: Thomas Cooper Library L530 Career Center Resource Room

Job Fair Prep Week Resume Reviews with Nucor and Eaton

Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017

Location: Swearingen Engineering Center 1A01

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Stories for Students

Emily Suski and Lisa Martin

Clinical approach

The School of Law is launching two new legal clinics this academic year. A medicolegal clinic will team law students with medical students, medical residents and physicians to improve health outcomes for pediatric patients, while a domestic violence clinic will focus on protection, advocacy and community education.

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Advancing SC workforce

The University of South Carolina has been preparing students for the workforce for generations. As the state has attracted more high-tech manufacturing operations, the need for more skilled workers has grown rapidly. The university can now increase its reach to help even more South Carolinians take advantage of these opportunities with a $20 million National Science Foundation grant.

Ladies tailgating before the first Gamecocks home game of 2017

The Game Before the Game

Tailgating has become as important as the game to many college football fans, but how did it grow to be such a big deal? UofSC Professor Andy Gillentine is one of the world's leading experts on tailgating, and his two decades of research have helped shape its present and future.

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