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Student Affairs and Academic Support


Our employees — nearly 600 full-time and about 1,500 part-time are the key to our success. To help ensure you have the support and information you need to continue to make significant contributions to UofSC and our students' Carolina experience, we've collected a number of resources for you.

The table below compiles forms, documents, guides and other useful information related to your role in Student Affairs and Academic Support. The toolbox divides the resources that you need in six distinct categories: finance, human resources, news, planning and assessment, professional development and technology.  

  • Budget Office Summary Information – This page includes the UofSC Fee Schedule for the current academic year and the Board of Trustees Budget Documents for current and prior fiscal years.

  • Educational Foundation Accounts Payable Policy Manual [pdf] – View the current version of the manual, which includes some forms.

  • Educational Foundation Forms – View a complete list of required forms, which are available for download.

  • Finance Intranet – Log in to this reporting tool that allows users to pull PeopleSoft data and create GL Summary, GL Activity, and GL Dashboard reports.

  • General Accounting - Find procedures and forms for PeopleSoft user access, payment requests, journal vouchers, supplier information, moving/relocation reimbursement, honorariums, travel reimbursement vouchers (TRV) and cash advances.

  • Internal Service Charges FY21 [pdf]– Also known as user fees, these are charges billed by departments for services provided that are not academic or instruction related (i.e., charges billed to other university departments).

  • PeopleSoft – The online information hub for PeopleSoft (finance) includes login access, news, training, resources, and FAQs.

  • Purchasing – Read policies and procedures for all procurement transactions including requisitions, purchase orders, and the State of South Carolina Purchasing Card (P-Card).

  • Staples Advantage – Log in to access Staples Advantage, UofSC’s preferred provider for office supplies.

Recruitment and Selection



HR Paperwork and Forms

  • HR Toolbox – Forms, documentation and other communication are essential to ensuring that you have access to the wealth of resources you need to achieve success.

Recognition and Awards

  • Guidelines for PFP and Bonuses [pdf] – Follow these guidelines for awarding pay for performance increases and bonuses.

  • GEMS – Learn more about the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support GEMS program, nominate a colleague and register your GEMS card here for a chance to win $25 in a monthly drawing.

  • Stay Informed email newsletter - Every Monday, the Stay Informed email newsletter delivers the latest relevant news and information for employees of the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support. If you haven't already, sign up to receive it and ensure that you also get details on the division's professional development programs and events. 

  • Blueprint Repository - Log in to view departmental Blueprints and find resources to help you complete yours. Resources include documents describing the Blueprint timeline and format and recommendations to guide your department's Blueprint process. Also find assessment guides from the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

  • Mission - To provide meaningful services, experiences and support that empower students to achieve success at Carolina and beyond.
  • Vision - An optimum learning environment that inspires students and university community members to reach their full potential.
  • Values -
    • Courage
    • Inclusion
    • Innovation
    • Integrity
    • Service
  • Strategic Priorities -
    1. Improve operations through effective practices; innovation; and an excellent, diverse workforce.

    2. Enhance diversity, equity and inclusion at the university.

    3. Advance a safe, civil and nondiscriminatory campus environment.

    4. Optimize recruitment and enrollment efforts to address changing demographics.

    5. Increase student success, timely graduation, post-graduate employment and graduate school enrollment.

    6. Assist the university in optimizing infrastructure to foster a superior student experience.

  • EAB Pathfinder - The Pathfinder advising platform combines best practices from national research with USC's own institutional data to identify and assist at-risk students. Request access online and follow the next steps described on the form to complete your registration.

  • Student Affairs and Academic Support Tech Ticket System - If your department is supported by Student Affairs Tech Services, log in to request help or report issues with software, equipment and other technology systems.


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