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CIC Undergraduate Student Services

From application to graduation, the CIC Student Services team is here to provide undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the School of Library and Information Science with every means available to achieve academic excellence, personal autonomy and a strong sense of purpose. If you have questions, please contact us. We are glad you are here. Go Gamecocks!

Waitlist for SJMC Undergraduate Students

Can't get into a class you need? Let us know by completing our online Wait List.

Applications are open for JOUR 534
This course produces InterCom, the CIC’s alumni magazine. All SJMC majors are encouraged to apply as it is a great way to build your portfolio. Prerequisite: JOUR 291. Apply for Jour534»  Join us in SJMC 318 4-5 p.m. on Nov. 25. Guest speaker Derek Walker will lead a lecture on navigating the creative industry with diversity.

Attend a guest lecture with Derek Walker and learn more about transforming the creative industry
Join us in SJMC 318 4-5 p.m. on Nov. 25. Guest speaker Derek Walker will lead a lecture on navigating the creative industry with diversity.

Have you been advised for spring semester?
Advisement is open for the spring semester. Make sure to schedule your appointment. If you have questions about the advisement process, visit the advising page.

The School Inclusion Institute applications for summer 2020 are opens
iSchool Inclusion Institute applications for summer 2020 are open
Fully funded research and leadership opportunity for underrepresented, undergraduate students. The application deadline is February 17, 2020; however, early applications will receive priority consideration. Please direct all questions to For more information, visit the institutes admission webpage

Student volunteers are needed for Information Science Day
Information Science Day is Nov. 22 and we need your help to make it a success. The shifts will be two-hour slots and are available from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Volunteers graduating with leadership distinction may use the hours to fulfill GLD requirements. Email Elise Lewis at to sign up. 

Find out how you could attend Media Scholars Week in Washington, D.C.
The Media Plan Case Competition can get you there. This competition represents the cornerstone of the Washington Media Scholars Foundation. It challenges students to think strategically and dive into the deep-end of marketing impressions, numbers and budgets. Get more information on this competition or apply»

Looking for an internship and not sure where to start?
Check out the brand new Internships page on the My CIC website.

Internship/Job Searching - Activate your Handshake!
Employers are uploading opportunities for students to view on Handshake. If you have not done so, now is the time to activate your account, upload your resume and build your profile. Handshake will be the central location to find internships and job opportunities going forward.


Academic Calendar

Last Day of Classes

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Reading Day

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

Classes Begin

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

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