If it is your first year, our Multicultural Assistance Peer Program (M.A.P.P.) is
designed for you. We will pair you with a trained mentor who can show you around campus,
answer your questions and give you an insider's view of what life is like for a multicultural
student at the University of South Carolina.
The Men of Color Initiative (MoCI) is a program that provides support and encouragement
to students that identify as men of color. We can connect you to a network of students, faculty, staff and mentors who are invested
in your success and want to help you.
The challenges facing LGBTQ+ individuals in college are unique in many ways. We create
opportunities for LGBTQ+ students who are new to the University of South Carolina
to make connections with other Queer/Trans students, faculty and staff in a supportive
A campus that is inclusive of all gender identities and gender expressions allows every student the freedom to explore their identities and feel safe and accepted. You will find a number of resources for transgender and gender non-conforming people at USC, as well as resources to help you learn more about the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming people.