Substance Abuse Prevention and Education
University of South Carolina

Gamecocks Make Good Choices


Fun with friends and roommates

Play a board game or cards with friends or your residence hall. Have a horror movie marathon and sleepover (because you’ll be too scared to go home). Continue reading


Celebrate some alone time

Catch up on your favorite TV series on Netflix. Write out ten things that make you happy – then do one of them. Continue reading


Check out these famously hot places

Spend the day at Riverbanks Zoo and try the zip-line adventure. See a movie at the Nick on Main Street! Continue reading


Have fun while getting fit

Go for a run/walk in Riverfront Park. Try at least 2 different group exercise classes at Strom (free for the first 2 weeks of class). Continue reading


Have a food adventure

Eat sushi in the Vista. Picnic on the Horseshoe. Split a cupcake at Cupcake on Lincoln St. Continue reading


Serve others in the community

Volunteer at a local agency/organization. Go play with animals at an animal shelter. Try Pets Inc., Pawmetto Lifeline or The Animal Mission. Continue reading


Take a day trip

Take a road trip to an out-of-town concert. Stroll through South Carolina’s oldest inland town, Camden, and enjoy the history and beauty. Continue reading


Support your fellow Gamecocks

Attend a home USC sports event. Go to a Carolina Productions event. Grab a calendar at the start of each semester. Continue reading