Announcements for Parents and Families
May 01, 2018, Jeff Stensland
Thousands of University of South Carolina students from around the system will participate in annual spring commencement ceremonies, with USC Columbia ceremonies taking place Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 in the Colonial Life Arena.
January 16, 2018
UofSC continues investigation into the racist flyers found this morning.
December 07, 2017, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina is joining Samsung Electronics America to develop the next generation of advanced appliances at the company's new plant in Newberry, South Carolina.
November 20, 2017, Jeff Stensland
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer will be the guest speaker at the University of South Carolina’s winter commencement exercises Dec. 18.
October 13, 2017
Due to circumstances beyond USC Student Health Services' control, counseling offices will move to the Thomson Building later than planned.
September 09, 2017
A message from our city manager to be careful and mindful during the upcoming storm.
September 08, 2017
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.
March 16, 2017
Students who are approved to participate in spring 2017 commencement ceremonies can access guest tickets online March 17-31.
February 11, 2017, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina chemical engineering professor John Monnier has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), a prestigious group of researchers selected for their significant and lasting contributions to the field.
January 12, 2017, Madeline Thorn
University of South Carolina chemistry professor Chuanbing Tang was named by President Barack Obama as one of 102 scientists to receive the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers -- the highest award given by the U.S. government to researchers in the early stages of their independent careers.
November 09, 2016, Megan Sexton
The University of South Carolina will offer a new scholarship program designed to reward high school students for a wide variety of academic achievements and extracurricular activities.
October 23, 2016
Michelin North America invites students from UofSC and Clemson to apply for Civil and Environmental Engineering 490, an introductory course to industrial sustainability. Up to 12 students from each school will be chosen to join the project starting this spring.
October 05, 2016
Though UofSC's Columbia campus is closed while the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew, we're still providing essential services, academic support and a number of events and activities for students.
September 16, 2016, Wes Hickman
As the Southeast’s most comprehensive health sciences teaching and research institution, the University of South Carolina will build on its nationally recognized programs in medicine, nursing, social work, public health, pharmacy, biochemistry, business, computing and others, as well as its unique partnerships with health care providers throughout the state, to create the premier health sciences experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.
September 13, 2016, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina achieved its highest ranking ever in the new U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” list. The school moved up three slots from last year and is now ranked 49th among all public universities. Among state flagship universities, USC ranks 27th nationwide.
August 12, 2016, Staff Editor
Students who are visiting Five Points area restaurants can take advantage of the university’s shuttle on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings when school is in session during the 2016-17 school year.