2015 Announcements

Prepare for Thanksgiving break

Residence halls will be closing for Thanksgiving break.

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. Learn about the culture and more through events hosted throughout the month.

Webinar: Learn How to Drop Your Unhealthy Habits

Letting go of an unhealthy habit isn’t easy. As part of USC's Employee Assistance Program, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a free webinar on November 17 at 2 p.m. to learn how to stick with positive change, and replace unhealthful habits with healthier ones.

Annual holiday art sale

The School of Visual Art and Design hosts its annual holiday sale from 9 .a.m-6 p.m., Nov. 19-20, in McMaster College.

Nominate an outstanding international student

Nominations are now being accepted for the Fall 2015 International Student Achievement Award.

Reserve free shuttle to airport

Do you need a ride to the airport for Thanksgiving break and are on a budget? No worries, student government has a solution.

Donate cans, beat Clemson

Carolina Can aims to raise canned goods and donations for the Harvest Hope Food Bank in the South Carolina cities of Columbia, Florence and Greenville.

Apply for student media leadership position

The Board of Student Publications and Communication is accepting applications for student media leadership positions.

Carolina Band sponsors bone marrow registration drive

The University of South Carolina is sponsoring a bone marrow registration drive on Thursday, Nov. 12 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Healthy Carolina celebrates 10 years

UofSC's Healthy Carolina initiative is celebrating 10 years.

Federal assistance available to flood victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering disaster assistance to those who were affected by South Carolina's recent flood.

Register for half-semester PEDU classes

A wide range of physical activity courses begin Monday, Oct. 26.

Share perceptions of campus substance use

All students are invited to participate in an anonymous survey designed to measure student attitudes about substance use.

Apply to be a mentor at Pillars for Carolina

Pillars for Carolina, the University's Extended Orientation Program and a program of Student Government, has begun its recruitment efforts for summer 2016.

PEBA extends open enrollment period due to flooding

In response to the catastrophic flooding in many areas of our state, PEBA is extending the insurance benefits open enrollment period until Friday, November 6, 2015.

Deadline to apply for RM positions extended

Due to the flooding event, the deadline for submitting applications for resident mentor positions has been extended.

Win a free Carolina Dining meal plan

Take the Carolina Dining survey to be entered to win a free meal plan for the spring semester.

McMaster Gallery exhibit chronicles 7,000-mile road trip

The McMaster Gallery at UofSC will exhibit Roadside, a solo visual display chronicling Lauren Greenwald's 7,000-mile odyssey.

Homecoming takes on community focus; Paisley concert wristbands available for faculty, staff

As the Gamecock family comes together for homecoming it does so in continued focus on serving the needs of communities around the state impacted by flooding. Faculty and staff are invited to a trio of weekend homecoming events that will take on a community focus.

Students can pick up wristbands Tuesday for Paisley concert

Students who were confirmed to receive wristbands to the Brad Paisley Country Nation College Tour, which will take place Friday (Oct. 16), may pick up their wristband from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 13) on Davis Field.

Cars parked in garages must be moved by Sunday night

Students who parked in garages during the city's recent flooding event have to move them by Sunday night.

Course drop deadline extended

Due to the cancellation of classes this week, the deadline for dropping a course with a grade of "W" in Part of Term 30 will be extended by one week to Monday (Oct. 19).

Student services and activities

As Columbia recovers from major flooding, UofSC will continue to offer essential services, academic support and a number of events, activities and volunteer opportunities.

Carolina/Clemson blood battle committee applications available

The Carolina Clemson Blood Battle, the largest collegiate blood drive in the nation, invites UofSC undergraduate students to apply to serve as committee members for the 2015 Blood Battle.

Learn about health literacy

Student Health Services is offering information to help students, faculty and staff understand health literacy during Health Literacy Month.

Cokie Roberts opens 175th anniversary celebration of South Caroliniana

Journalist and author Cokie Roberts will be the guest speaker Wednesday (Oct. 6) to open the 175th anniversary celebration for the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina.

UofSC wins national diversity award

The University of South Carolina has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as one of the nation's top universities for diversity and inclusivity.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. All month long, Student Health Services will host events to educate students, faculty and staff on how to stay safe.

Apply to win Brad Paisley tickets

Students at the University of South Carolina have the opportunity to see country music star Brad Paisley perform Friday, Oct. 16 as part of My Carolina Alumni Association's homecoming activities and grand opening for the university's new Alumni Center.

Carolina Dining earns ranking

UofSC's Carolina Dining was ranked number 23 out of 75 "Best Colleges for Food in America" by the Daily Meal.