University 101 Programs

UNIV 101 Beyond the Classroom Funds

No longer accepting requests for Beyond the Classroom Funds.

University 101 Programs provides funds to UNIV 101 classes to support the advancement of course learning outcomes through beyond-the-classroom engagement, learning, and community development. Funding of up to $10 per student (including Peer/Graduate Leader and the instructor of record) will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Instructors can select from a 'menu' of pre-determined events and activities for use of these funds. Funding for events that are outside of the suggested activities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Click Here for a list of approved activities

Request Requirements:

In order to qualify as an allowable expense, the event must:
1) occur outside of normal class time;
2) foster beyond-the-classroom learning among class participants;
3) advance one or more of the course learning outcomes;
4) be requested at least two weeks in advance of the event to allow for sufficient review and planning.

Other Guidelines:

Funds will only be approved to support one beyond-the-classroom opportunity per section.
The applicant must be the instructor of record for a UNIV 101 class on the USC Columbia campus.
Money spent without prior authorization will not be reimbursed.
We are not authorized to provide lump sums of money to an instructor in advance of an event.
These funds are unable to support food purchases.

Requests are vetted by University 101 Programs staff. Staff will respond to your request within 2 business days.

No longer accepting requests for Beyond the Classroom Funds.

Please direct inquiries to Catherine Sale Greene, Assistant Director for Campus Partnerships, at or Elise Porter at