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Take care

It can be difficult to remember to check in and take care of yourself while also managing all of the commitments that come with being a student. Luckily there is no shortage of resources at UofSC that can help with navigating life in college and improving overall wellness.: 


Students hold a yoga pose in a class at the C.A.L.M. Oasis

Find your inner peace

With midterms swiftly approaching, it’s important to remember to take moments to reset and destress. The C.A.L.M. (Carolinians Actively Living Mindfully) Oasis space, located in the Center for Health and Well-Being, is the perfect place to take a break from your busy schedule.

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Let's Get to Work

Check out this week's highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

Gamecocks stand up for each other

UofSC’s bystander intervention efforts have undergone a bit of a makeover this year. The program, formerly known as Stand Up Carolina, has been completely revamped and is now referred to as Gamecocks Stand Up.



Helpful UofSC campus apps

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps for free to download on the device of your choice.

Spring Break and Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Before going on a trip, Student Health Services recommend students take steps to stay healthy this spring break.

Interim chief diversity officer named

Tracey L. Weldon, associate dean for diversity, interdisciplinary programs and social sciences in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, was named the University of South Carolina’s interim chief diversity officer.

Garnet Media Group wins regional advertising awards

Student staff members from Garnet Media Group and Garnet & Black magazine – one of Garnet Media Group’s partner organizations – earned local honors at the annual American Advertising Awards gala on Feb. 22, 2020 in Columbia.

Deadline approaching to register to present at Discover USC

Discover USC is the university’s system-wide showcase bringing together undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and medical scholars to present research, creative and scholarly projects to the UofSC community and beyond. In order to register to be a presenter, submit your abstract by Friday, March 6.

How to vote in student government elections

Voting in student government elections begins Tuesday (Feb. 25) at 9 a.m. and closes Wednesday (Feb. 26) at 5 p.m.

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Student Events

Dance Marathon MAIN EVENT

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

William Newton Senior Percussion Recital

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Opera at USC: Carousel

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

Location: See Description for Event Location.

Strings in Silhouette

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Carolina Productions Presents "Zombieland: Double Tap"

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

Location: Russell House Theater

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Dates and Deadlines

Stories for Students

Street tacos from Tea Leaves

Dining options outside of Russell House

Whether you’re looking to eat outside of Russell house to skip the long lunch-hour lines or just try something new, Carolina Food Co. has you covered with dining options on every corner of campus. With these restaurants you’ll never have to sacrifice taste or nutrition for convenience. 

Gov. McMaster shakes hands with USCDM Pres. Justin Gill

Governor proclaims South Carolina Dance Marathon Day

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued an official proclamation declaring Feb. 26, 2020 as South Carolina Dance Marathon Day. The proclamation recognizes the UofSC Dance Marathon for raising a record $1,038,156 for the hospital in 2019 and for their ongoing efforts to support the kids at Prisma Health Children's Hospital.

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