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Deadline approaching for proof of health insurance

Students must either enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan or waive coverage by showing proof of their own health insurance for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students who waive coverage by July 18 will not see a health insurance premium fee on their account. 

Pillars for Carolina Registration

Incoming first-year and transfer students are encouraged to participate in Pillars for Carolina, an exciting week-long program filled with new friendships and a strong start to life at South Carolina.

Avoid job scams

As summer gets underway, there's been an increased number of job scams targeting college students across the country. The Career Center has tips to help you avoid getting duped.

Let's get to work!

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

Community sites exhibit their artworks

Stormwater Studios presents "Layers of Us," an exhibition that showcases works created by participants of community art projects taught by UofSC faculty and graduate students.

Volunteers needed for annual bicycle count

In honor of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project, the City of Columbia needs volunteers this fall to conduct a bicycle count to evaluate the city's yearly progress.

Summer dining options

Need to grab a quick bite to eat on campus? Carolina Food Co. has several dining locations open this summer.

Plan for commencement traffic around Colonial Life Arena

With commencement ceremonies set for Friday and Saturday (May 10-11), Parking and Transportation Services urges all faculty, staff and visitors to allow for additional time to navigate traffic and consider utilizing shuttle service while traveling to Colonial Life Arena this weekend.

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Student Events

Summer Story Time with Valerie Byrd Fort

Monday, Jun. 17, 2019

Location: Thomas Cooper Library

2019 Southeastern Piano Festival: Piano X Inaugurating Concert - Conrad Tao

Monday, Jun. 17, 2019

Location: See Description for Event Location.

2019 Southeastern Piano Festival: Artist Showcase - Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

2019 Southeastern Piano Festival: Artist Showcase - Jon Nakamatsu

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019

Location: See Description for Event Location.

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Stories for Students

Portrait of Diane Wise

The Long Run: Diane Wise

They arrived in the 1970s, some after serving in Vietnam, some fresh out of high school or college. More than 40 years later, they still come to work at the University of South Carolina — some after officially “retiring.” TIMES spoke with a few of these long-term employees to see what keeps them coming back to work on campus, long after they could have settled into that place in the mountains or that home by the sea.

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