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SMS Terms and Conditions

This page provides the terms and conditions regarding SMS messaging communications from the Office of Student Affairs at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.

SMS Terms and Conditions

The Office of Student Affairs sends text messages using an SMS messaging service to communicate with students about event notifications and reminders, student feedback surveys, and other important information. Subscribing to this service is not required. This service provides you with information via text messaging the school deems helpful and pertinent to students. 

Messaging Costs

Standard message and data rates from your wireless carrier may apply. When you opt-in to receive SMS messages, you are responsible for any carrier fees such as data plan charges, text messaging charges, tolls, out-of-area roaming, and other charges. Messaging frequency per month varies based on your student status and associated actions. Check with your mobile operator for details on receiving text messages (SMS).

STOP/Opt-out Information

If you wish to opt-out of text messages, reply STOP to any messages from the Office of Student Affairs. You may also send an email to to opt out. Please note that opting out will remove you from all future text communications with the Office of Student Affairs, including events you may register for in the future or other updates, unless you were to re-subscribe to such services.

Privacy Policy

Your use of the SMS messaging service is governed by the university’s Privacy Policy.  The USC School of Medicine Greenville will not ask you for, nor should you provide, personally identifiable information, passwords, or any other confidential or sensitive information in SMS messages. Except as permitted by the university's privacy policy, the Office of Student Affairs does not share your information with third parties.

All mobile information you share with the university will remain confidential and will only be used by university representatives to assist you in a more efficient manner regarding student matters.  The university does not share phone numbers with external sources.  Other offices, departments, or organizations at the university may collect and use information in forms different than described herein, and as such, you should review the university’s Privacy Policy, and the policies of any other electronic services or website that you may use. 


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