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Approved Testing Sites

Approved testing locations are available statewide for University of South Carolina online students.

Before Contacting a Test Site

Contact the Office of Distributed Learning at 1-800-922-2577 or email Shannon Carson at to specify your preferred testing site.


Find a Testing Site

After you have notified Distributed Learning of your testing location, you can then contact the site coordinator at least one week before your exam to schedule your appointment.

Location Coordinator Email Phone County Keywords
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USC Aiken Maureen Quinn 803-641-3435 Aiken tag 1, tag2
USC Beaufort — Historic Beaufort Campus Geni Flowers 843-521-4122 Beaufort  
USC Beaufort — Hilton Head Gateway Campus in Bluffton Melanie Hanes-Ramos 843-208-8022 Beaufort  
USC Columbia Campus Shannon Carson 803-777-2189 Richland  
USC Lancaster Annette Horton 803-313-7448 Lancaster  
USC Lancaster Summer Harmon 803-313-7071 Lancaster  
USC Salkehatchie — West Campus, Allendale Dan Johnson 800-922-5500 or
803-584-3446 (ext. 153)
USC Salkehatchie — East Campus, Walterboro Jennifer Breland

843-782-8600 Colleton   
USC Salkehatchie — East Campus, Walterboro Lamar Hewett 843-782-8608 Colleton  
USC Upstate Testing Center Staff 864-503-7422 Spartanburg  
USC Sumter* Sharon Chapman 803-938-3810 Sumter  
USC Sumter* Connie Pender 803-938-3797 Sumter  
USC Union Christen Mayes


USC Union — Laurens Matthew Dean

864-681-1457 Laurens  
USC Union — Laurens Connie Parker 864-681-1459 Laurens  

* USC Sumter students must have parking decals. Decals can be picked up from the business office in the main administration building. With a decal, you can park in any designated student parking area.

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