From students’ first steps on the historic Horseshoe until the moment they walk across
the stage at graduation, the priority for the Division of Student Affairs and Academic
Support is to enrich the student experience at the University of South Carolina.
team of experts, Student Affairs and Academic Support connects students with experiences and resources
that will help them achieve a lifetime of meaningful leadership, service, employment
and continued learning.
Every student comes to the university with unique circumstances — academic, cultural,
physical and emotional.
Our initiatives are designed to provide essential resources to support the individual needs of our
students throughout their time at South Carolina.
Our services and programs are accessed online and at a number of campus locations.
All together, the division is responsible for more than 30 university offices and
dozens of facilities across campus.
News and Features
New vice president for student affairs to focus on student experience
Over the course of his 20-year career in higher education, J. Rex Tolliver has learned
to ask questions — and seek solutions — in student affairs. And one question in particular
drives his efforts: What can we do to improve the student experience?
J. Rex Tolliver selected new vice president for Student Affairs and Academic Support
Tolliver, who will begin Aug. 22, will lead all Student Affairs and Academic Support
units that serve the university’s 36,000-plus student population, including Student
Health Services, Housing, Student Success and Student Life.
Carli Mercer named director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Mercer will lead Fraternity and Sorority Life operations and oversee 7,300 students,
20 facilities, 23 staff members and two graduate assistants.
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