Helpful campus apps

These apps help you navigate campus and manage some university areas

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps for free to download on the device of your choice.

For everyone

Transloc (Google Play, Apple)

For all things transportation, use this app. Track USC Transit buses in real-time, schedule your trips across campus and reserve your night-and-weekend on-demand shuttle rides on this app.

DUO Mobile (Google Play, Apple)

The university’s multifactor authentication system has its own mobile app, helping you gain access to campus systems quickly.

Grubhub (Google Play, Apple)

Skip the lines in the Russell House and elsewhere on campus to get your food faster. This popular app also helps you get food delivered from off-campus vendors, too.

RAVE Guardian (Google Play, Apple)

This safety app can provide help to every member of the campus community. The app gives a direct line to USCPD, links to safety resources, has a safety timer that will call police if it goes off and an anonymous tip submission form.

Get Mobile (Google Play, Apple)

Manage your CarolinaCash through this app so that you can conveniently swipe your card to pay for food, bookstore items, athletic event tickets and more.

To connect your accounts through GET Mobile:

  • Visit
  • Register using your VIP number and university email
  • Confirm your registration via email
  • Download GET MOBILE in the app store

Passport Parking (Google Play, Apple)

Using meters doesn’t require coins anymore. Register your car in this app and pay for temporary parking across campus and in the city of Columbia.

For students

Navigate (Google Play, Apple)
Create to-do lists, partner with study buddies, view your course schedule, make an appointment with staff, view key campus events and connect with university resources. 

Cockpit Rewards (Google Play, Apple)

Claim your ticket to support the Gamecocks; earn rewards for each event you attend.

Handshake (Google Play, Apple)
Connect with potential internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time jobs as well as career-related live events.

Headspace (Google Play, Apple)

Use the mindfulness and meditation app to build coping and resiliency skills and de-stress with guided meditations, sleep sounds and music. Sign up for free access online.

Shovel (Google Play, Apple)

Access all of your favorite study planning tools in one app and get more done in less time. Sign up for free access.

For parents and families:

Parent and Family Programs (Google Play, Apple)

The award-winning USC Parent and Family Programs app provides you with easy access to resources that support your student’s growth and success.