Physical Location
516/518 Main Street
Between Blossom & Wheat St.
Columbia, South Carolina

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Telephone (803) 777-4233
Fax (803) 777-7953

Mailing Address
University of South Carolina
The Bursar's Office
516 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Senior Citizen

If you are a Senior Citizen, you may be eligible for Free Tuition

If you are a Senior Citizen (60 years old or older) and you claim South Carolina as your state of residence, you may be eligible for free tuition at the University of South Carolina. In order to participate, a person must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be admitted to the University of South Carolina
  2. Be a SC Resident for at least 12 months

A senior citizen should complete the SC Residency Certification Form online at after admission to the University.

Senior Citizens may enroll in classes where space is available starting the first day of class for the semester.

Please note that Senior Citizens are responsible for all charges that are not tuition. This includes, but is not limited to, technology fees and lab fees.

For more information, see South Carolina Code of Laws:
Title 59 - Education: Chapter 111. Article 5. Free Tuition for Residents Sixty Years of Age:

516/518 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29208 • 803-777-4233 • Fax: 803-777-7953
© University of South Carolina Board of Trustees