Recent Announcements

President's update to parents about Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

I want to reassure you that we are making preparations to safely house and feed students who choose to remain, as well as maintain some campus activities and essential services like the student health center and dining facilities.

Student services and activities

September 10, 2018

Though UofSC's Columbia campus is closed, we're still providing essential services and a number of events and activities for students.

St. Patrick's Day incident at Pour House

March 30, 2017

The university is very concerned about an incident that occurred at Pour House over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The safety of our students is our biggest concern, and we will continue to work with law enforcement and our neighbors in Five Points to resolve the case.

Career Center helps students avoid job scams

March 14, 2017, Adena Rice

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently reported that college students across the nation are being entangled in an employment scam that could result in financial damages and identify theft. The Career Center works with several organizations and top employers to provide opportunities for students, which are vetted of scams in a number of ways.

Fire safety tips for off-campus students

March 02, 2017, Adena Rice

As the weather gets warmer and spring is in full bloom, it is now time to change the batteries in your smoke detector. A smoke detector’s batteries must be changed every six months, typically in the spring and fall, but it is still important for students to know fire safety all year round. Off-Campus Student Services and USC Fire and Safety have compiled tips to keep students safe while living off-campus through some fire prevention guidelines.