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Department of Physics and Astronomy


LONCAPA Log-In Instructions:

To log in to LONCAPA, please use the following:

USERNAME:  network username (this is the same as your UofSC email address before the @)
PASSWORD:  same as for UofSC email, not your VIP password (reset on

Please make sure your username is all lowercase.


Participate in LONCAPA Help Sessions in Spring 2023!

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 to Monday, April 24, 2023

During the Spring 2023 term, the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be offering in-person LONCAPA help sessions in a new location, Jones PSC #308 (3rd Floor). LONCAPA sessions are optional and open to all students taking introductory physics courses (PHYS 101, 201, 202, 211, 212) at the University of South Carolina.

If you are looking for assistance with your physics homework or just need to understand a concept a little better, we are here to help! Beginning on Tuesday, January 17, departmental faculty will be available to meet with you.

To see when LONCAPA sessions are offered each weekday in Fall 2022, please take a look at our schedule below:


2:20 pm to 3:10 pm - Dr. Mazur


10:05 am to 10:55 am - Dr. Altschul
11:40 am to 12:30 pm - Dr. Bazaliy

1:15 pm to 2:05 pm - Dr. Creswick


9:40 am to 10:30 am - Dr. Strauch
2:20 pm to 3:10 pm - Dr. Wilson


11:40 am to 12:30 pm - Dr. Pershin
2:50 pm to 3:40 pm - Dr. Gudkov


8:30 am to 9:20 am - Mr. Cook
2:20 pm to 3:10 pm - Dr. Datta (PHYS 101 Only)

If the person assigned to a particular day and time is not present, please notify someone in the main office by visiting Jones PSC 404 or by calling 803-777-8105 or 803-777-8104.

The final opportunity for LONCAPA help sessions will be Monday, April 24, which is the last day of classes for the Fall semester.

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