Students Gateway

Announcements, news and all the links a student needs can be found here on the Student Gateway. To find what you need, browse the categories below, click on the plus sign to display links within that category and select the link you want.


Informal drop-in counseling begins Aug. 26

This fall students can drop in for informal, confidential counseling at sites across the University of South Carolina campus. The Let's Talk fall series begins Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Office 365 available free to students

Office 365 is now available to all students, free of charge. You will now be able to work in the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and much more.

Some classes moved from new business building

Some classes previously set to be held in the new Darla Moore School of Business building on Assembly Street have been moved due to construction.

FAQs and important resources

Welcome to your new #HomeatCarolina, Gamecocks! As the first week of classes quickly approaches, you will inevitably have important questions. We have compiled a list of questions and resources to help navigate you through your first week and beyond.

Letter from the Student Editors

A welcome letter from the student editors

Help keep campus safe

At the University of South Carolina, we care about the safety and well-being of all members of our community. Every student has a role to play in keeping the campus community safe and free of sexual misconduct, discrimination and harassment of any form. If you see something, say something.

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Stories for Students

'It's not about the grades, it's about the learning'

'It's not about the grades, it's about the learning'

The last time Joe McElveen was a freshman at the University of South Carolina, Lyndon Johnson was in the White House and the Vietnam War was playing on the nightly news. But after taking two courses this summer as a warm-up, the 64-year-old retired oncologist has a full load scheduled for the fall.

Coast to coast

Coast to coast

When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile.

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