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In the news: Pillars for Carolina 2014

Check out these news articles featuring Pillars for Carolina, a five-day, high-energy summer orientation program for first-year students. Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Cheer for the Gamecocks!

Learn the process for requesting student tickets to athletic events! Sign up for a how-to webinar today! Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Find a mentor!

A mentor can help you make the transition from high school to college and give you an insider’s advice on navigating college life at USC. Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Visit Russell House!

More than 13,000 people come through RHUU every day. This is THE place to meet friends, grab something to eat, do homework, hang out and have lots of fun! Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Find your fit!

There are more than 400 student organizations on campus! From skydiving and ballroom dancing to foreign languages and sports, there’s something for everyone here! Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Gamecocks give back!

Opportunities for making a difference at Carolina and in Columbia abound via our Leadership and Service Center. Simply contact a Leadership Coach to share your interests and find a great fit. Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Get active and have fun!

From group exercise and weight lifting to rock climbing, sports clubs, swimming and outdoor adventure trips, Campus Recreation has something for you! Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Learn to lead!

If you enjoyed student council in high school or really want to make your voice heard on campus, check out all of the leadership opportunities available in Student Government. Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Get to know fraternities and sororities!

Twenty-one percent of students are part of one of 41 Greek organizations at USC. Go through recruitment or intake and learn more about the opportunities in Carolina’s fraternities and sororities. Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Stand out in Student Media!

Write articles for The Daily Gamecock, our student newspaper, or Garnet & Black, our student magazine! Host your own show on WUSC, the campus radio station, or SGTV, the campus TV station! Continue reading


Your Student Life journey: Have a part-time job?

Sign up for the professional development certification program in the Leadership and Service Center to learn how the skills you are learning at work will help you find an internship and job later! Continue reading


Carolina Dining hours of operation for summer

If you’re on campus and looking for a bite to eat, check the schedule of operations for Carolina Dining here. Continue reading


Critical deadlines for Summer and Fall 2014

WHAT’S NEW? The Fall 2014 term has a payment deadline of August 13, 2014, which is before the first day of class. This is a change from the previous deadlines. Continue reading


Leadership & Service Center in Solomon Blatt P.E. Center for summer and fall

The Leadership and Service Center has moved to its temporary new home in the Solomon Blatt P.E. Center for the summer and fall semester. We are located in 217 A above the squash courts. Our Leadership Coaches can still be reached by phone at 803-777-7130. Continue reading


Save the dates! Parents Weekend set for Sept. 26-28, 2014

More information will be available in the coming months, and all families of students returning to Carolina for next academic year will receive a postcard in the mail in May. Continue reading