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Tips for safe travel on campus and around town

The USC Department of Law Enforcement and Safety actively patrols the University and works in partnership with the Columbia Police Department in patrolling the many streets going through campus as well as surrounding areas to help provide a safe and vigilant campus environment. Please take precautions and follow these safety tips. Continue reading


Support student athletes at these events

This week offers opportunities to support the football, soccer, volleyball and cross country teams at home events! Continue reading


Fall 2014 Group Exercise Schedule

Try Group Exercise for FREE AUG. 21-29! Check out the schedule and learn more at Continue reading


Sign up for the next Service Saturday – Sept. 20th!

Simply register, pick your site during sign ups on the morning of the event, and serve! We provide the transportation to your service site and lunch. Serving in the Columbia community has never been easier or more FUN! Continue reading


Student organization leaders: Apply for the Organizational Leaders Program!

Applications are now being accepted for an 8-week leadership certificate program to provide student organization leaders with the necessary tools and skills to become successful organizational leaders. 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


#UofSC18: First Night Carolina photos

Were you spotted at First Night Carolina 2014? Check out our photo galleries! Continue reading


Five Points transportation resumes

Free shuttles and cabs are available from Five Points from 11 p.m. – 3 a.m., Thursday – Saturday. Catch a ride from the new UofSC transportation zone on Saluda Avenue. Take a Carolina Cab to any location within a 5-mile radius or a UofSC shuttle back to campus, where it drops off at the Russell House, Capstone Hall, the Greek Village and Blatt P.E. Center. Continue reading


Carolina Productions calendar of events

Carolina Productions has an exciting lineup for the semester! Check out who’s coming to campus and mark your calendars so you don’t miss these free events! Continue reading


RHUU hours of operation for fall

Make note of these operating hours and important dates for the Russell House University Union! 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