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Student
  • International Student Services: International students at UofSC are leaders acheivers and world changers. International student services extends a warm welcome to all of our Global Gamecocks!
  • Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Organizations: There are many groups on campus that can help you advance the causes you care about, build new relationships and improve your professional skills.
  • LGBTQ Support: UofSC and Student Health Services supports all students in the pursuit of their academic goals and strongly values multicultural inclusion, respect and equality for every individual in the pursuit of a Healthy Carolina
  • Transgender Support: We work to create an inclusive campus culture and offer support and services that help transgender and gender nonconforming students wit their specific challenges.
  • Center for the Education and Equity of African American Students: The vision of our center is to hold a prominent state, national and international leadership role in the production and dissemination of cutting-edge research on teaching effectiveness for African American students by advancing the educational and social welfare of Black students, families and communities and making research accessible to a wide variety of constituents.
  • Student Organizations: The Leadership and Service Center has a wealth of resources and services for the more than 500 student organizations that call the University of South Carolina home.
  • Student Disability Resource Center: The center coordinates efforts to ensure that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations, and we serve as consultants to faculty, staff and campus partners.
Faculty
  • Black Faculty Caucus: Established in April of 2014, the Black Faculty Caucus (BFC) of the University of South Carolina exists to promote a strong sense of community, professional welfare, development and advocacy for Black faculty and the issues that concern and affect them.
  • Latino and Hispanic Faculty Caucus: The Latino/a and Hispanic Faculty Caucus (LHFC) of the University of South Carolina (USC) is an advocacy and leadership organization.  It was established April 2016 to address critical issues in higher education that focus on the recruitment, retention, promotion, and advancement of Latino/a & Hispanic faculty at the University of South Carolina.
  • Women Faculty Support Organizations: The Office of the Provost advocates for supporting the advancement of women at the University of South Carolina.
  • Interfaith Advisory Council: For more information about the Interfaith Advisory Council please contact coordinator Megan Colasione at dennymc@mailbox.sc.edu 
  • Jewish Faculty and Staff Council: For more information about the Jewish Faculty and Staff Council please contact Adam Schor at schor@mailbox.sc.edu 
  • Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues (PACWI)The Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Issues (PACWI) assesses current policies, recommends new policies and procedures, focuses on areas that need improvement and provides opportunities to enhance the quality of USC's campus community.
  • Queer Faculty and Staff Caucus: For more information about the Queer Faculty and Staf Caucus, please contact Ed Madden at maddene@mailbox.sc.edu 
  • Gamecocks LiveWell: Wellness initiaties and resources are available to faculty and staff.

Diversity Programs

At the University of South Carolina, we are committed to responding to concerns, and taking a pro-active role in addressing all issues related to diversity and inclusion.

USC Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion creates and sustains an inclusive learning, living and working environment where all members of the university’s community feel that they are welcomed, valued and supported.

NCFDD

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity provide resources to help both faculty and graduate students thrive in academia. 

Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

The president's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee is a cross-section of faculty, staff and students, and was established to provide direction to Chief Diversity Officer John Dozier and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. They represent your voice as members of the UofSC community.

Council of Academic Diversity Officers

Each college or school has a diversity officer who reports to the dean. Diversity officers develop and implement unit-level strategic plans for diversity and inclusion. Unit-level diversity officers also work closely with the university's chief diversity officer as (collectively) the Council of Academic Diversity Officers to support and advance university equity, inclusion and diversity efforts.

Welcome Table SC

Sensitive to our state’s racial history and current race-based social justice issues the UofSC has launched the South Carolina Collaborative for Race and Reconciliation and its premier program The Welcome Table SC.

Religious Holidays

UofSC provides information from the Human Resources Department for faculty and staff. The College of Arts and Sciences provides information for navigating Jewish holidays on campus.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Single stall and gender neutral restrooms can be found in  Russell House Student Union, Patterson Hall, Thompson Health Center and Strom Wellness and Fitness Center. We are actively advocating for additional restroom access to meet the needs of all students.

Counseling and Psychiatry Services

USC’s multi-disciplinary team of professional mental health providers includes psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, counselors, social workers and supervised trainees in psychology, counseling and social work.