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USC Lancaster reopened for in-person classes on August 20, 2020. Face coverings are required on-campus and social distancing is encouraged among members of the campus community. The semester will be offered in an accelerated format, with in-person instruction ending on Nov. 24. In addition, classes will be held on many traditional holidays and breaks to allow for the semester to end earlier than usual. Classes will be held remotely on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The USC Lancaster Bookstore will be closed to the public after Nov 25th. Curbside pick-up for returns and mail orders is available 11/30-12/18 from 10am-1pm Monday-Thursday. Park in the designated spaces on the Bradley Building side of Starr Hall and call 803-313-7050 when you arrive. Frequently check this COVID-19 link. and the gray boxes below to stay up-to-date with the latest news and updates.

Let's Chat

Our team is available to chat with you online Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. 

Choose the department you would like to chat with:


Our Admissions team helps with:

  • Applying for admission to USC Lancaster.
  • Your application or admissions status.
  • Submitting your citizenship and immunization documents.
  • Your residency or citizenship status.
  • FERPA waivers.


Our Advisors help with:

  • Planning your course schedule.
  • Degree paths and career opportunities.
  • Assisting with holds on your SSC account which prevent course registration
  • Hardship Withdrawal Requests.
  • SAP appeals

 Counseling Services

Our Counseling Services Team helps with:

  • scheduling free counseling appointments with a USC Lancaster personal counselor.
  • helping you gain access to resources for a healthy wellbeing.

 Dual Enrollment

Our Dual Enrollment team helps with:

  • Applying for dual enrollment admission.
  • Submitting dual enrollment paperwork.
  • Registering for USC Lancaster dual enrollment courses.


Our Registrar helps with:

  • Reclaiming your SSC account information.

Financial Aid & Veteran Affairs

Our Financial Aid team helps with:

  • Completing your FAFSA.
  • Scholarships, grants, and loans.
  • Your financial aid status or award.

Student Life

Our Student Life team helps with:

  • New student orientation.
  • Taking your math and foreign language tests.
  • Setting up your SSC account.
  • Student leadership opportunities on campus.
  • Student groups and organizations.

Business Office

Our Business Office team helps with:

  • Questions about your USCL bill.
  • Setting up payment plans. 

Disability Services

Our Disability Service team helps with:

  • Granting accommodations to the classroom and university environment.

For all other questions, please click here for contact options.