- Faculty and Staff Gateway
Faculty and Staff Gateway
Connect to the resources you need across the university. Manage accounts, find tools to support students, review your benefits and access information for your academic unit or division.
Tax help available
Tax season is upon us with the deadline of April 15 quickly approaching. Employees have a variety of options for tax assistance, including the MyGroup Employee Assistance Program. Learn more on the Human Resources website.
Alumni couple use 'complementary skillset' to create thriving taproom
Brian and Nicole Cendrowski spent more than a decade dreaming of opening their own brewery before settling on a plan and a location. Their Fireforge Brewery & Taproom in downtown Greenville weathered the pandemic and is now a thriving member of the Upstate community they call home.
USC researcher leads group studying ethics, safety and impact of AI
Shannon Bowen, a professor in the University of South Carolina’s College of Information and Communications, researches ethical decision making and AI within organizations, heads the AI-Ethics Advisory Board and conducts ethics training with leaders of organizations to help them avoid and solve problems and develop strategic communications plans.
A different kind of dean at a different kind of medical school
The School of Medicine Greenville, led by Dean Marjorie Jenkins is committed to educating and producing a new type of physician, offering a technologically advanced medical school environment, and addressing an ongoing shortage of doctors in a rapidly growing state.
Board of Trustees approves academic programs, other initiatives in February meeting
The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees met Friday (Feb. 23) and approved a number of academic initiatives as well as a few new hires and advanced other projects.
Starting Monday (Feb. 26), crews will begin construction of the Desegregation Monument on the north side of McKissick Museum, causing some pedestrian detours around the site.
The changes will bring the university’s student information system to the latest software version, which incorporates standards and compliance requirements.
USC students, faculty and staff can begin ordering food and drinks for on-campus delivery via robots on Monday (Feb. 5) through a new partnership with Grubhub and Starship Technologies. Here’s a quick primer on how to order, what you can order and where it can be delivered.
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.