2018 Announcements Archive

Webinar: Asking for what you need

December 05, 2018, Megan Joyner

There are many ways to communicate how you feel to the people in your life. Access this free online seminar starting December 18, and explore how you can use communication to strengthen your personal and professional relationships.

New postal authorization form

November 30, 2018, Nina Jackson

Effective Monday (Dec. 3), the current postal authorization form will no longer be active. Please discard old postal authorization forms and access the new form through your PeopleSoft accounting information.

Five Points shuttle survey 2018-19

November 28, 2018, Mia Grimm

The Carolina Community Coalition is gathering information about use of the Five Points shuttle by students through a short survey. Help UofSC make your experience here even better.

Off-campus housing for 2019-20

November 12, 2018

Now is a good time to start the conversation about where your student will live next year. Our staff in Off-Campus Living and Neighborhood Relations can help.

Webinar: Caring for Aging Relatives

November 08, 2018, Megan Joyner

Older relatives may require more care than family or neighbors can provide. Starting Nov. 20, you can access this free online seminar to explore helpful first step in determining what kind of care is needed.

Applications for the Proving Ground are open

October 31, 2018, Mia Grimm

The UofSC Proving Ground competition is open for students and alumni vying for more than $50,000 in seed money to turn their ideas into reality. Prospective competitors must review guidelines, form a team and compete against other students by pitching their ideas to a panel of judges.

Trick or Treat with the Greeks

October 24, 2018, Mia Grimm

The 13th annual Trick or Treat with the Greeks event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 30. It's open to the public and they will be collecting children's costumes to donate to the Palmetto Children's Hospital.

Lets get to work

September 27, 2018

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

Register to vote

September 20, 2018

Your voice matters in the 2018 midterm elections. We want to make sure it is heard.

Let's get to work!

September 18, 2018

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

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.

Let's get to work!

September 12, 2018

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

Stigma Free UofSC

September 11, 2018, Mia Grimm

Student Government is hosting Stigma Free UofSC the week of Sept. 24 to help breakdown the barriers surrounding mental health.

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.

Let's get to work!

September 06, 2018

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake

Let's get to work

August 29, 2018

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

Let's get to work!

August 23, 2018

Highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake 

Sign up for SELP

May 16, 2018, Mia Grimm

The Leadership and Service Center has opened up registration for SELP, an online program, to help UofSC students become better leaders in the workplace this summer.

2018 HR benefits survey

May 07, 2018, Megan Joyner

The Division of Human Resources would like to know how satisfied you are with the current benefit options available to USC employees. Please respond to the survey by Monday, May 14.

Food for Fines

April 20, 2018, Jalesa Cooley

Bring nonperishable food items to the Circulation Desk at Thomas Cooper Library and receive $3 off any fine.

2018 Campus Climate Survey

March 28, 2018, Jalesa Cooley

Watch your university inbox for information on how to complete the 2018 Campus Climate Survey. Your feedback will help the university learn about what is working and what needs to be improved.

Registration for annual Women's Leadership Institute opens April 2

March 27, 2018, Peggy Binette

At 8 a.m. today, online registration will open for one of the University of South Carolina’s most popular annual events. Based on previous years, the 420 spots available will fill up in a matter of hours. It’s the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI), a free daylong conference of professional and personal development for women in higher education that will take place Wednesday, April 25.

Little Gamecocks Learn to Swim

March 13, 2018, Jalesa Cooley

Registration for Little Gamecocks Learn to Swim will open April 2. This summer swimming lesson program is open to all UofSC faculty and staff children and/or grandchildren.

2018 graduation dinner and lunch

March 01, 2018, Jalesa Cooley

The UofSC Alumni Center invites graduates to dine in their new home before or after commencement exercises, compliments of the My Carolina Alumni Association. Pre-purchased tickets are required.

Open enrollment for State ORP

January 22, 2018, Megan Joyner

The State Optional Retirement Program (State ORP) open enrollment period is in progress and will run through Thursday, March 1. During this time, participants may change vendors or switch to the South Carolina Retirement System.

Free yourself: getting organized

January 09, 2018, Jalesa Cooley

A clean home and workplace allows you to be more productive and experience less stress. Get organized and become clutter free this semester by taking part in an online seminar courtesy of your Employee Assistance Program.