Category Archives: News & Updates

Severe Storm causes potential problems with air conditioning in select buildings

Due to damage received from the severe storms throughout the Midlands last night, our HVAC capacity has been diminished.  Facilities teams are working non-stop to assess and repair the damage; however, while they work, they may be unable to adequately … finish reading Severe Storm causes potential problems with air conditioning in select buildings

Greene Street to Lincoln Street Road Closure

                    By Yolanda L. Jones, 803-777-3684 Construction on Foundation Square, a public park at the intersection of Greene and Lincoln streets, is continuing. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of the … finish reading Greene Street to Lincoln Street Road Closure

Horseshoe wall restoration project set to begin

One of the University of South Carolina’s most iconic structures—the brick wall surrounding the historic Horseshoe—will be restored over several months beginning the week of March 2. Continue reading

Parking update: FS5 lot to close Oct. 3

Please be aware that the FS5 surface lot (located on Park Street directly behind the Carolina Coliseum and the new Darla Moore School of Business) will close permanently on Friday, Oct. 3. This surface lot was originally slated for closure … finish reading Parking update: FS5 lot to close Oct. 3

Traffic notice: UofSC move-in begins Wednesday

As the University of South Carolina prepares to welcome new and returning students to campus this week, expect an increase in traffic near residence halls, especially those that predominantly house first-year students. Students begin moving in Wednesday, Aug. 13. Drivers … finish reading Traffic notice: UofSC move-in begins Wednesday

Gibbes Green construction projects set for summer

A series of construction projects beginning Thursday on Gibbes Green will require temporary detours for pedestrians this summer. The projects include renovations and a technology upgrade in LeConte, restoration of Davis College’s facade, renovations to Hamilton and work on the … finish reading Gibbes Green construction projects set for summer

Construction beginning on student housing project

  Construction is set to begin on the newest campus student housing project, a unique 878-bed facility that will allow upperclassmen to live in the heart of the university’s west campus. Scheduled to open in two phases beginning in fall … finish reading Construction beginning on student housing project

Traffic notice: Some downtown streets closed for triathlon Sunday

Some downtown Columbia streets will be closed 8 – 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23 for the 6th annual Downtown Columbia Triathlon. The race will begin at 9 a.m. at the Blatt P.E. Center at 1400 Wheat Street. Following the swimming … finish reading Traffic notice: Some downtown streets closed for triathlon Sunday

Bull and Greene road closure update

The 1300 and 1400 blocks of Greene Street and the 700 block of Bull Street will be closed to vehicle traffic 24 hours a day through July 31. Ongoing construction and pedestrian and vehicle safety concerns prompted the closure, which … finish reading Bull and Greene road closure update

Improvements to Greene Street pedestrian safety begin Dec. 18

Starting Dec. 18 the 1500 block of Greene Street will be closed to vehicle traffic as a project to improve pedestrian safety begins. Construction, which will center on the intersection of Greene and Bull Streets, is expected to be complete by … finish reading Improvements to Greene Street pedestrian safety begin Dec. 18