From students’ first steps on the historic Horseshoe until the moment they walk across
the stage at graduation, the priority for the Division of Student Affairs and Academic
Support is to enrich the student experience at the University of South Carolina.
team of experts, Student Affairs and Academic Support enrolls academically prepared students and
connects them with experiences and resources that will help them achieve a lifetime
of meaningful leadership, service, employment and continued learning.
Every student comes to the university with unique circumstances — academic, cultural,
physical and emotional.
Our initiatives are designed to provide essential resources to support the individual needs of our
students throughout their time at Carolina.
From Housing to Financial Aid, and from the Student Success Center to Gamecock Guarantee,
our services and programs are accessed both online and at a number of campus locations.
All together, the division is responsible for more than 40 university offices and
dozens of facilities across campus.
News and Features
David Tran, a first-generation college student from Greenwood, South Carolina, dreamed
of becoming a doctor. Thanks to the Gamecock Guarantee financial and academic support
program, Tran will graduate this December and head to medical school.
Get ready for a Cocky weekend
On Sept. 15, a 6-foot-5, 773-pound bronze statue of the beloved mascot will be dedicated
in front of Davis College, just off Greene Street next to the Melton Observatory.
Cocky is seated on a bench, with one hand raised high with a spurs-up sign. His other
hand rests on a stack of books, a nod to Cocky’s role as a literacy leader around
With its soothing interior colors, lush plants, comfy seating and walls of windows,
the new student health center might become the next cool place for students to hang
out. And if that happens, executive director of student health services Debbie Beck
will be more than a little pleased.
As spirit chair of UofSC's Relay For Life, Stephanie Pacheco encourages others to
work hard in the fight against cancer. Pacheco needs no extra encouragement. Her motivation
is her family.
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