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All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. Columbia campus virtual instruction will continue through the conclusion of final exams in May. Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Break Schedule

Mark your calendars! Plan in advance for when your chapter house in Greek Village opens and closes for university breaks.

2019 - 2020 Schedule

Opening or Closing Date Time
Fall Opening for Sororities August 5 noon
Fall Opening for Fraternities  August 19 noon
Closing for Fall Break October 9 6 p.m.
Reopening After Fall Break October 13 noon
Closing for Thanksgiving Break November 26 6 p.m.
Reopening After Thanksgiving Break November 30 8 a.m.
Closing for Holiday Break (graduating seniors) December 17  noon
Closing for Holiday Break (all students not graduating) December 9 - 16 24 hours after last exam
Opening for Spring Semester January 12 noon
Closing for Spring Break March 6 6 p.m.
Reopening After Spring Break March 15 noon
Closing for Summer (all students not graduating) May 7 noon
Closing for Summer (graduating seniors) May 10 noon


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