2023 Announcements Archive

Nominate faculty for awards

December 04, 2023, Maddie Lee

Nominate an outstanding faculty member for an award and help us recognize the immense talent we have at USC. University-wide awards for teaching, research, service and advising are now accepting nominations.

Help shape the future of campus

October 12, 2023, Erin McDonald

USC is planning the future of campus, and we want to hear from you. Use the interactive map to pin your hangouts and most visited locations, as well as the spots that need improvement. We'll use this information to discover patterns, challenges and opportunities and design a plan for the future.

Register for upcoming career fairs

September 15, 2023, Maddie Lee

There are several large career fairs in the next few weeks. Regardless of class standing, all students can benefit from the experience of speaking with potential employers.

Register for Carolina Alert

September 15, 2023, Maddie Lee

Students, faculty and staff should ensure that they are signed up for Carolina Alert through the office of Law Enforcement and Safety.

USC health insurance waiver deadline

August 30, 2023, Maddie Lee

USC Columbia students taking six or more credit hours and all international students must show proof of an active health insurance policy to waive out of the university’s Student Health Insurance plan.

What to know about COVID

August 24, 2023, Maegan Gudridge

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported a nationwide uptick in hospital admissions due to COVID. While experts say there’s no cause for alarm, it’s important that you take a few simple steps to protect yourself and your community.

What's new for fall 2023

August 16, 2023, Koby Padgett

The University of South Carolina has spent the summer — and the past few years in one case — improving the Columbia campus for everyone. Let’s look at some of the biggest changes debuting this fall.

Thank a teacher

April 21, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

The Center for Teaching Excellence invites students to complete an online form to send a note of appreciation to an instructor or teaching assistant. The Thank a Teacher program provides a way for students to recognize instructors who go the extra mile, challenge and inspire them, and make a difference in their educational journey.

Spring Ring ceremony

April 04, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

The last day to register for the Spring Ring Ceremony is Monday (April 10). The time-honored USC tradition will take place at 2 p.m. April 16 on the Horseshoe.

Summer Opportunities Fair

March 30, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

Discover Summer Semester at USC by visiting the Summer Opportunities Fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday (April 5) on Greene Street. The event will have with games, prizes, music, food and Cocky.

Dance Marathon celebrates 25 years

March 16, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

In celebration of 25 years as a campus organization, Dance Marathon's Main Event will take place on March 25. This is one of the largest student organization events, and the organization is celebrating its yearlong fundraising efforts for Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in the Midlands.

Drive Down Memory Lane parade for 2023 graduates

March 16, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

Participate in an exclusive Gamecock experience on April 21. All graduates are invited to take part in the inaugural Drive Down Memory Lane, a graduate car parade down Greene St as a farewell to Carolina. Participants can choose to drive or walk in the parade. Organizations and cohorts of students are encouraged to ride or walk together.

Future Alumni Week

March 16, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

All 2023 graduates, current USC students and recent USC graduates are invited to celebrate themselves for Future Alumni Week. The event will take place March 20 – 24. There will be events ranging from graduation prep, social activities and wellness to personal development. Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP soon.

'Good Morning America' coming to campus

February 16, 2023, Reagin von Lehe

Good Morning America will be live on campus Tuesday (Feb. 21) from 7 to 9 a.m. The program will be covering the three-day “Be the Match” National Marrow Donor Program event. Students have the opportunity to participate and be part of a live national broadcast.