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Update Application or Admission Status

Need to make changes after you've submitted your application or have been admitted to a program? No problem. Be aware that some types of updates require a small payment. 

Update an Application (Before an Admission Decision)

Add general documents, unofficial scores and unofficial transcripts to an application you already submitted.

What kind of application are you updating?

The method you'll use to upload additional documents depends on how you submitted your grad school application.

General Graduate School Application

Send additional materials to the Graduate School at gradapp@mailbox.sc.edu and use the subject line "Update Application."

 
Arnold School of Public Health Application

Follow instructions from your application service for document submission.  After application verification, email additional documents to the Arnold School Graduate Student Services Office.

 
Darla Moore Business School Application 

Send additional documents to gradinfo@moore.sc.edu.

 
Fee

None

Official Scores and Transcripts

Must be submitted directly from the testing organization or from your university to the Graduate School. 

Request to change the term you applied to, within one year of the original application term. After one year, please submit a new application.  Use the Change Starting Term form below if you have been admitted.

Request Application Term Change

Use the Application Term Change Form  to identify a new term for your existing application.

Requirements

You must select a term when the program is accepting applications or that you have special permission to request. 

Fee

None

Declined Applicants

Declined applicants may not use this option.

Cancel your initial application and open a new application for a new program.

Requesting a Program Transfer

Submit a Second Application through ApplyWeb. 

If your initial application was through another application service (Business or Public Health), contact the Graduate School for special access to the secondary application.

Requirements

Provide all supporting documents required by the new program.  You must select a term when the program is accepting applications.

Fee

$15

Request that your application be reconsidered by the same program you applied to, within one year of the original application term.

Request to Reconsider a Declined Application

Submit a Second Application through ApplyWeb. 

Requirements

Upload all required documentation for committee review. We recommend you also include new supporting material to increase your chances during reconsideration.

Fee

$15

 

Update an Existing Admission

Change or defer your first term of enrollment in your program.  The option to change terms is available within one year of the original admission term.

Requesting to Change or Defer Starting Term

Use the Update Request Form via ApplyWeb.

Requirements

You must select a term when the program is accepting applications or that you have special permission to request. 

Fee

None

If you missed a major semester (fall or spring), select this option to renew your enrollment privilege. If it has been three years or more since your last enrollment, please submit a new application.

Requesting Reactivation of Degree-Seeking Enrollment Privileges

Use the Update Request Form via ApplyWeb.

Suggestion

Attach an unofficial copy of your UofSC transcript, found in Self-Service Carolina, to expedite review.

Fee

None

Open a new application for a new program while you're actively enrolled in another program. If you are admitted to the new program, your admission to your original program will be cancelled. 

Request Program Transfer

Submit a Second Application through ApplyWeb. 

If your initial application was through another application service (Business or Public Health), contact the Graduate School for special access to the secondary application.

Requirements

Provide supporting documents required by the new program. You must select a term when the program is accepting applications.

Fee

$15

Request entry into a second program while actively pursuing a current program.

Requesting Concurrent Enrollment

Submit a Second Application through ApplyWeb. 

If your initial application was through another application service (Business or Public Health), contact the Graduate School for special access to the secondary application. 

Requirements

You must request that both program directors send a letter to the Graduate School approving concurrent enrollment. Check with your new program to see if additional documentation is required. 

For concurrent enrollment in a program in the same academic discipline (i.e., enrolled in Physics - PhD, requesting concurrent enrollment in Physics - MS), do NOT submit a secondary application. Instead, use the Request for Concurrent Enrollment Within the Same Discipline form, found on the Graduate School website.

Fee

$15

Request to enroll as a non-degree student. 

Requesting First-Time Non-Degree Enrollment

Use the Update Request Form via ApplyWeb.

Requirements

You must have previously enrolled as a graduate student in a degree program at USC or have a degree application pending.    Otherwise, use the Non-Degree Application

Fee

$15

Request to have your non-degree enrollment extended.

Requesting to Renew Non-Degree Enrollment

Use the Update Request Form via ApplyWeb.

Requirements

You must have been previously enrolled at USC as a non-degree graduate student.

Fee

None

If you are participating in the UofSC International Accelerator Program, you may request to progress to the next level of the program. 

Requesting to Progress to the Next Program Level

Use the Update Request Form via ApplyWeb.

Fee

None

 

Update an Expired Admission or Enrollment

Submit a new "primary" application if  

  • your initial admission term is more than a year in the past and you have not enrolled in classes  or
  • it has been more than 3 years since you attended classes

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