This site houses resources and information for current School of Medicine faculty,
staff members and students. From policies and forms to contacts and quick links, this
site will give you the tools you need to succeed at the School of Medicine.
The University of South Carolina is working with the SC Department of Health and Environmental
Control (DHEC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to actively
novel coronavirus outbreak and any potential impact to our campus community.
School of Medicine Columbia COVID-19 Updates
COVID-19 updates specific to the School of Medicine Columbia are available on the
SOM-C Coronavirus landing page.
News and Announcements
There is always something new happening at the School of Medicine. Check back often
for all of our most recent news and announcements.
The Alumni and Dean's Award Recipients were recognized at an awards dinner held at
Stone River in West Columbia on Oct. 4 (Friday).
View photos from the event.
Kevin L. Hennessee, building and grounds supervisor, has been named the recipient
of the 2019 William C. Gillespie Staff Recognition Award. Hennessee will receive
the award at the 2019
Alumni Awards and Dean’s Awards Dinner on Friday, Oct. 4.
We had 178 gradutes this semester, including our first 19 Master of Science in Physician
Assistant Studies students. Photos from the Graduate Student Hooding are available
School of Medicine SmugMug.
April 1, you will be able to login to the new HR/Payroll system using your network username and password. Multifactor authentication will be required.
Visit the project website for additional details and important alerts.
Important changes you will see include:
The new Human Capital Management (HCM) system replaces VIP. You can login at
Your paycheck stub will look different, with a new format and more information.
You will be able to have up to three direct deposit accounts – instead of just one
with the current system.
A simpler interface will make it easy to view and manage information – pay, personal,
eForms will replace paper forms in many HR, payroll and benefits processes.
This summer, almost a third of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine’s
Class of 2021 decided to forgo their last extended academic break to pursue summer