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State of the University
Join President Michael Amiridis as he reflects on the achievements of the past year and looks to the future with his State of the University address on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 4 p.m. in the Russell House Ballroom.Event Details
Health and Wellness Expo
The Health and Wellness Expo will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Russell House. Over 30 USC benefit providers and health and wellness vendors will be available to answer questions about their services.
Clinical Practice Teaching Award: Christina Cox
Most pharmacists will eventually care for a child, even if they don’t specialize in pediatrics. Clinical associate professor Christina Cox is on a mission to teach them how.
Focus SC: New institutes will use cutting-edge research to solve South Carolina problems
In May, the University of South Carolina announced that it will invest $10 million over the next four years in five new interdisciplinary research institutes that will address some of the Palmetto State’s biggest challenges, including health, education and water quality. USC Today talked with Vice President for Research Julius Fridriksson about the genesis and goals of the initiative.
Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Mannion, EMT Training Program director at the School of Medicine Greenville
USC School of Medicine Greenville was one of the first schools in the country to integrate Emergency Medical Technician training and certification into its first-year medical curriculum. Program director Dr. Elizabeth Mannion takes us behind the scenes to explain what students learn and how those skills are applied throughout medical school and in the real world.
Board of Trustees holds September meeting
The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees met on Friday (Sept. 15). Here’s a look at the action that they took during the meeting.
Students, faculty and staff should ensure that they are signed up for Carolina Alert through the office of Law Enforcement and Safety.
Some members of the campus community may need to update their login information for the Columbia campus wi-fi network “eduroam.”
The University of South Carolina is operating under normal conditions while closely monitoring Hurricane Idalia.
From navigating campus to using your employee credentials to access university resources,
get acquainted with this helpful information as you make yourself at home.
Faculty and Staff Resources
We’re committed to providing the resources and support our faculty and staff need to be successful in their important work with our students around campus and online.
Administration and Governance
The university has several leadership groups working together to further the school's long-term objectives and goals.
Board of Trustees: Manages the university with well-defined standards and orderly oversight. Discharges its duties through ratified bylaws, adopted policies and board documentation.
Faculty Senate: A governing body established by the Board of Trustees with representative faculty members selected by each college or school. Senators are elected for a three-year term in the spring that begins the following fall semester.
President: Michael Amiridis draws on experience as a faculty member, academic administrator and higher education leader to guide South Carolina into its next era of success.
Provost: Donna Arnett oversees the schools and colleges of the USC Columbia campus and is charged with overall leadership of academic affairs.
Staff Senate: Facilitates communication and collaboration among university staff members and serves as an advisory committee to the president in strategic conversations.
Teaching and Research
The university offers support to make teaching and research more effective and enjoyable while keeping faculty life in balance.
- Academic Bulletin
- Academic Calendars
- Assessment and Analytics
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- Class Search (Master Schedule)
- Digital Accessibility
- Distributed Learning
- Faculty Expertise
- Faculty Ombuds
- Faculty Manual
- Instructor Services
- Registrar's Office
- Research Dashboards
- Research Office
- Sponsored Awards Management
- University Bookstore / Bookstore Adoption Portal
- University Data
- University Libraries and Collections
- Undergraduate Research
USC designs and provides comprehensive resources to support students’ academic achievements, well-being and campus experiences.
Academic Advising & Coaching: Advisors help students define and achieve goals from freshman year to graduation, this includes individualized and ongoing learning support.
Basic Needs: The CommUnity Shop provides food, clothing, toiletries, school supplies and other essentials to individuals experiencing basic needs insecurities.
Civil Rights and Title IX: Report discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct. This office provides support regarding the fair and equal treatment of every person in the university community.
Mental Health Resources: Online, in-person and self-care resources help students improve their mental health by identifying and managing contributing factors from sleep and substance use to academic concerns and stress to grief and loss.
Student Disability Resource Center: This office ensures that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations and access to all aspects of the USC experience.
Student Success Center: A one-stop resource for academic support, including tutoring, peer writing, study skills and money management. Transfer and sophomore students will find tailored support here, too.
Take advantage of the many personal and professional services and programs offered by the university for its employees.
Individual Development Plan: Develop your goals and establish your own action plan after identifying short and long-term goals.
Job-Specific Opportunities: Learn how to best perform your role and integrate into the university.
Leadership and Supervisory Development: Join programs and courses designed to build your skills of influence, collaboration and leadership for self, others, teams, projects and more.
Organizational and Professional Development: For individuals and groups, this office can evaluate key factors, including the work environment, personal abilities and relationships, to make holistic improvements.
Personal Development: The personal growth, safety and wellbeing of faculty and staff are important for our community.
Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement: The university supports lifelong learning through the tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement program benefit for qualified employees.