Recent Announcements

Meters closed at Close-Hipp on Tuesday

September 13, 2019, Koby Padgett

Events on Tuesday around College St. will close all metered parking around Close-Hipp throughout the day. Campus community members should find alternate parking like in the Barnwell St. lot (AD7) and take the North Loop shuttle that drops off at Close-Hipp.

Hurricane Dorian: what students need to know

September 01, 2019

The University of South Carolina is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian, and any updates – including potential class cancellations or closings -- will be posted on sc.edu/weather, social media and Carolina Alert. In the meantime, here are a few things you should know and do to prepare for whatever the storm brings.

Read before you rideshare

August 22, 2019

UofSC's police department wants students to travel safely on and off campus. Follow these tips the next time you use Uber or Lyft.

Lot AD1 closing July 15-17

July 11, 2019, Koby Padgett

Maintenance work will close the parking lot at Blossom and Park streets (lot AD1) Monday through Wednesday (July 15-17). Three handicap spaces will be available in the lot that is normally open to anyone on the Columbia campus with a parking pass. Parking Services recommends the lot across Blossom Street (AD3) or in the Greek Village as alternates during the maintenance.

Avoid job scams

June 05, 2019, Ashley Elliott

As summer gets underway, there's been an increased number of job scams targeting college students across the country. The Career Center has tips to help you avoid getting duped.

Plan for commencement traffic around Colonial Life Arena

May 08, 2019, Koby Padgett

With commencement ceremonies set for Friday and Saturday (May 10-11), Parking and Transportation Services urges all faculty, staff and visitors to allow for additional time to navigate traffic and consider utilizing shuttle service while traveling to Colonial Life Arena this weekend.

Colonial Life Arena main entrance

UofSC welcomes NCAA Tournament to Colonial Life Arena

March 18, 2019, Koby Padgett

The University of South Carolina is hosting the first and second rounds of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Colonial Life Arena, March 22-24, welcoming thousands of visitors to campus and the city of Columbia for the event. The city, the COMET bus service and the university have created a transportation plan for the week for visitors and regular commuters.

Parking lot FS10 altered during NCAA Tournament week

March 14, 2019, Koby Padgett

With crews coming in to set up for the NCAA Tournament in Colonial Life Arena, parking lot FS10, located behind the arena on Gadsden Street, will lose over half its spaces on March 18-19. The lot will be completely closed to faculty and staff over March 20-24.

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.