Getting involved at Carolina is essential for success. Research suggests that students who are involved in student organizations and campus activities make higher grades and have a better college experience. Through Student Life programming, students will discover their passion and strengths, feel more connected to campus and gain important leadership experience to help them find internships and jobs. Most importantly, they will make friends and have fun!
Offers aquatics, club sports, group exercise, intramurals, outdoor recreation and strength and conditioning in world-class facilities and beautiful spaces.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Provides support, guidance and mentorship for the 41 Greek organizations and their 5,000 members.
Leadership and Service Center
Offers coaching, workshops, programs and other opportunities to help student develop their leadership skills and create positive change in their communities.
Multicultural Student Affairs
Supports an inclusive campus environment by providing educational and social programs and supporting and advocating for historically underrepresented student populations.
Off-Campus Living and Neighborhood Relations
Helps students transition to and thrive in off-campus residences and understand the rights and responsibilities of residing in Columbia.
Parent and Family Programs
Serves as the central resource for parents and families of Carolina students, Parent and Family Programs offers informative communications, including a monthly newsletter, and coordinates the annual Family Weekend.
Russell House University Union
Serves as the center of student activity at UofSC and houses Carolina Productions, Carolina After Dark and the Leadership and Service Center, as well as classroom, meeting, dining and retail space.
Student Athletic Tickets
Manages student ticket distribution for Gamecock football, basketball and baseball.
Provides opportunities for students to get hands-on experience in print, broadcast and online media; advertising sales; and graphic design through The Daily Gamecock newspaper, Garnet & Black magazine, SGTV and WUSC-FM.
Our Central Staff
Staff in the Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Life oversee and support the department's assessment, communications, finance, human resources and other central functions.
Title: Associate Vice President for Student Life
Hilary Dyer Brannon
Title: Communication and Events Director
Title: Interim Assessment Director and Assistant to the Associate Vice President
Title: Director of Finance and Personnel
Title: Web Developer
Title: Talent Manager
Title: Billing Coordinator
Title: Coordinator of Communication and Engagement
Title: Assistant Director of Finance
Title: Administrative Coordinator