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Office of the Provost

Osborne Administration Building

About the Office of the Provost

Reporting Offices and Programs

Offices and programs that report to the Office of the Provost are listed below. For more information about associated organizations, see committees associated with the Office of the Provost.

Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

Designed to help develop the leadership skills of tenured faculty on SEC campuses who have demonstrated exceptional ability and leadership promise.

Academic Programs

Comprehensive guidelines for developing, altering, and closing programs and courses.

Center for Integrative and Experiential Learning

Five-year initiative to support students in making the most of their education by integrating course work with first-hand learning experiences outside of class.

Center for Teaching Excellence

Supports a university culture that values and rewards excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Continuing Education and Conference Services

Programs for personal and professional development as well as conference and meeting planning.

Coordinating Office for Community Engagement and Services (COCES)

Central coordinating portal through which faculty, staff, students, and those external to the campus can enhance their current community engagement and service activities.

Distributed Learning Program

Resources and services to use technology to facilitate learning − whether on- or off-campus, in real-time or at student discretion.

Education Abroad

Advises on global education programs in hundreds of countries around the world.

English Programs for Internationals

Provides superior ESL instruction supported by experienced faculty and personalized services.

Enrollment Management

Enrollment Management is made up of Undergraduate Admissions, the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships; the Office of the University Registrar, the Visitor Center, New Student Orientation, TRIO Programs, Veterans Services and Enrollment Analytics.

Global Carolina

Services and programs which facilitate student engagement with international learning.

Graduate School

Enhances the experience of graduate students and the faculty and staff with whom they work while serving graduate programs throughout the University.

Graduation and Retention Network

Supports a variety of courses and programs that help students get ahead, catch up, or stay on track for degree completion.

Institutional Research and Assessment

Provides data and assessment findings for external reporting and institutional accreditation.

International Student and Scholar Support

Provides support, advising, and programming for international students who currently study at USC.

Learning Communities: Capstone, Green Quad, Maxcy International House, Preston, Rhodos, Entrepreneurship and Health Sciences

Residence hall with a specific focus or direct association with an academic area, theme, faculty or academic staff member.

McNair Institute for Entrepreneurism and Free Enterprise

Promotes scholarly activity about the role of free enterprise and entrepreneurship in enhancing economic growth and encourages students to participate through entrepreneurism.

Phi Beta Kappa

Oldest and the most prestigious undergraduate honor society in the country.

Rule of Law Collaborative

Committed to the development of rule of law as a discipline, the identification of theoretical and research-based applications in the field, and the refinement of policies relating to rule of law.

University Advising Center

Provides undergraduate students, academic advisors, and the campus community with the resources, training, services, and assessment in accordance with national best practices.

University Press

Advances knowledge through the publication and dissemination of research and scholarly material.

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