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USC Sumter 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 General Election Day (Nov. 3), Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Fall break will also be cancelled with face-to-face instruction being held on Oct. 15-16. Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.

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Free Covid-19 Testing

Eligible for USC Sumter students, faculty and staff only. A free Covid-19 test will be available on Friday, Oct 30 in the covered walkway between the Nettles and Schwartz buildings. Testing is available from 10:30am to 12 pm.   Visit the Facebook event for more information.

Fire Ant Cafe'

Did you know the Fire Ant Cafe' isn't just for USC Sumter students? We are open to the public for breakfast and lunch Monday to Friday. The cafe offers a wide variety of delicious menu items (Have you tried the chicken biscuit yet?) at a reasonable price. Check out their page on our website for a complete menu and link to order online or stop in Mon-Th 7:30 am - 3 pm and Fri 7:30 am - 10 am. 

We know. College can be tough.

We can help you make it through. The Opportunity Scholars Program exists to help you be successful in your college career. Visit our webpage to find out more.

Free Tutoring Services

Tutoring services are FREE to current USC Sumter students and USC Sumter Dual Enrollment students. For questions, call 803-938-3736 or visit the library. 

December Graduation ApplicationDeadline

Looking to graduate this December? The deadline to apply is Monday, September 21 by 5 pm. This is a firm deadline. In order to apply, login to your SSC account and complete the application. 

Softball Clinic September 19, 2020

The USC Sumter Softball team will be hosting an offensive and defensive softball clinic on September 19, 10 am - 2 pm. Fee is $85. Student athletes, please bring a water bottle and your softball equipment. Catchers, bring your catching gear. Prepare to slide, dive, and learn. Visit Eventbrite to purchase tickets.

Men's Soccer Coach

USC Sumter is currently searching for a Men's Soccer Coach. The team is also actively recruiting new athletes for the 2020-2021 Men's Soccer Team. Scholarships are available. Interested parties should contact the USC Sumter Athletic Director, Age Cataldo at 803-938-3906 or visit the Fire Ants website and complete an athlete interest form. 

Suffrage at 100

USC Sumter Assistant Professor, Bianca Rowlett was a contributor to the upcoming John Hopkins University Press release, "Suffrage at 100". The book covers a century of women's engagement in US politics and government. The book goes on sale August 4, 2020. Purchase your copy at the John Hopkins University Press website. 

Women's Soccer ID Camp

The USC Sumter Women's Soccer Team will hold an ID Camp on Saturday, July 25, 9 am - 2 pm at the USC Sumter soccer field. If you are a female student athlete that graduated from high school in 2020 and are still looking for a college, this is an opportunity for you. More details can be found in the press release about the camp. 

Campus Reopening July 14, 2020

Some campus offices will reopen next week to assist students with registration and any other questions they have about attending USC Sumter. Details about hours of operation, departments that will be open, and campus visitor regulations are listed on our Merit Page. We hope to see you soon!

Pass/Fail Grade Requests Spring 2020

Attention USC Sumter students - July 1, 2020 is the last day to submit your Spring 2020 Pass/Fail grade request. Login in to your SSC account to complete your request.

Esports is now recruiting

Esports Team Now Recruiting

USC Sumter's Esports team is now recruiting. If you are or plan to be a student in the fall, and are interested in being a part of our Esports program, complete our interest form. 

Womens Volleyball Now at USC Sumter

Women's Volleyball

USC Sumter has added Women's Volleyball to its athletic line up. Interested in joining the team? Complete the interest form on our athletics website.

Drive Thru Celebration

It's time to celebrate the 2020 graduates of USC Sumter! USC Sumter 2020 Graduates are invited to join us for a drive thru celebration of their accomplishments. Visit the event on our Facebook page for all of the details.

Be A Nurse

Considering a career in nursing? Did you know you can begin your journey at USC Sumter? Apply today to get started! Summer classes begin June 1. 

Softball Recruiting

USC Sumter's Softball team is currently recruiting all positions for Fall 2020. Send your skill video or questions to Coach Kendall Winge at

Dual Enrollment

High School Juniors and Seniors did you know you can enroll now for our college dual enrollment program and get a jump start with summer classes? To enroll or ask questions, email Lara Richardson at

Summer Classes Begin June 1

Summer Classes Begin June 1

Whether it’s a sandy beach or your sofa, USC Sumter’s online summer classes offer the flexibility and convenience to fit your lifestyle. Apply today. Summer classes begin June 1. Apply or register today!

Sofa Summer Classes

Summer Online Classes

Whether it's from your sofa or a sandy beach, online summer classes are a great way to get ahead on credits for your degree. Registration is now open. Classes begin June 1. 

Register for Summer Classes

Summer Classes

 Summer is a great time to either begin your college career or get ahead on your degree journey. Registration is open for summer and fall. Apply today!

Esports Champions

Esports Champions

4/23/20 - The USC Sumter Esports team recently won the National Junior College Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE) Rocket League Fall Championship. 

We're Open

We're Open

4/22/20 - Registrationforsummerandfallclassesisopen!Visituscsumter.edutoapplytoday.

Esports Scrimmage ETSU

Fire Ant Esports

4/20/20 - The Fire Ants scrimmage tonight at 6 pm against Eastern Tennessee University. Check out the live action on Twitch.  Ant Up!

Graduating In May

Graduating In May?

4/17/20 - Get a jump start on your college career this summer at USC Sumter. Registration for classes is open now!

Virtual Advising

Virtual Advisement

4/14/20 -  Virtual advisement is now available. Contact your advisor via email to plan your summer and fall schedule. 

Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours

4/7/20 - Our campus may be physically closed, but you can still tour USC Sumter virtually through our online portal. 

Online Counseling

Online Counseling

 4/10/20 - We all need help sometimes. As a USC Sumter student, you have access to free counseling services.