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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 Face-to-Face LONCAPA Help Sessions in Fall 2021!

Monday, August 30, 2021 to Friday, December 3, 2021

In Fall 2021, the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be offering face-to-face LONCAPA help sessions in Jones PSC #208 (2nd 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 Monday, August 30, departmental faculty will be available to meet with you.

To see when LONCAPA sessions are offered each weekday in Fall 2021, please take a look at our schedule below:


10:45 am to 11:35 am - Mr. Cook
12:00 pm to 12:50 pm - Dr. Mazur


10:05 am to 10:55 am - Dr. Altschul
11:40 am to 12:30 pm - Dr. Schindler
1:15 pm to  2:05 pm - Dr. Creswick
2:50 pm to 3:40 pm - Dr. Myhrer


9:40 am to 10:30 am - Dr. Crawford
10:45 am to 11:35 am - Mr. Cook

12:00 pm to 12:50 pm - Dr. Pershin
1:10 pm to 2:00 pm - Dr. Wilson


11:40 am to 12:30 pm - Dr. Kulkarni
1:15 pm to 2:05 pm - Dr. Gudkov


8:30 am to 9:20 am - Mr. Cook
10:45 am to 11:35 am - Mr. Cook
1:10 pm to 2:00 pm  - Dr. Datta (PHYS 101 Only)

If you have questions or experience any technical issues, feel free to contact our department. We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. The final opportunity for LONCAPA help sessions will be Friday, December 3, which is the last day of classes for the Fall semester.

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