The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. The University of South Carolina has designated as the ADA Title II, Section 504 and Title IX coordinator the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs. The Office of the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs is located at 1600 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC; telephone 803-777-3854.

EFFECTIVE 01 April 2014

ATTENTION VETERANS: Remember to recertify after March 1st of every year. You must complete a new Enrollment Certification Request each year to avoid any delay in your benefits. PLEASE NOTE: If you are receiving the POST-9/11 GI BILL, CHAPTER 33, you are required to submit your CONCISE STUDENT SCHEDULE & BILL for EACH semester you attend in order to receive benefits. ATTENTION ALL OTHER CHAPTERS (CH 31, CH 32, CH 35, CH 1606, & CH 1607): Effective April 1st 2014, you are now required to submit a CONCISE STUDENT SCHEDULE each semester of enrollment to verify credit hours and course dates.

Directions for locating these documents, including the 2015-2016 Enrollment Certification Request Forms, appear below.

Enrollment Certification Request Forms are Now Available

All USC-Columbia Student Veterans are required to complete a new Enrollment Certification Request Form (ECR) once each year after March 1st. The 2014-2015 ECR is available further down on this same page for online submission and in paper format at the Office of Veterans Services. Our new location is Suite 129, University Technology Services Center, 1244 Blossom Street.

Directions for Locating Schedules and Bills in

Log in instructions for Self Service Carolina
  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Self Service Carolina (SSC) icon on the left under LINKS
  3. Sign in using your VIP ID and password
Steps to obtain Schedule
  1. From the home page on SSC, click on the Student Icon
  2. From the options given, select Registration
  3. Under Registration, click on Concise Student Schedule
  4. Print the schedule
To get back to the home page
  1. Select home at the top left of the webpage (not the browser)
Steps to obtain the Bill Statement
  1. From the home page, select Account Information
  2. Under Account Information, select Print Bill for Term
  3. Print your bill details
  4. Either e-mail both of these two forms to, hand deliver to our office or FAX them to (803)777-9076.

Attention Military Tuition Assistance and ROTC Scholarship Recipients

If you collect Chapter33-Post 9/11 VA EducationalBenefits and you also get Military Tuition Assistnce or a ROTC Scholarship, the VA now requires that the Office of Veterans Services deduct the amounts of these awards from your total Tuiton and Fees before we submit your Certification of Enrollment and Charges to the VA Regional Processing Office. If either of these situations applies to you, please notify a staff memeber when you turn in your Schedule and Bill for processing.

- 2015-2016 Enrollment Certification Request

Students are responsible for notifying the USC Office of Veterans Services of any changes in degree program or semester hours (drops/withdrawals/changes in sessions) as projected on the Enrollment Certification Request form.

- 2015-2016 Enrollment Certification Change Request

Note: The Enrollment Certification Request is necessary for both first time and continuing student/veterans.  However, veterans initiating benefits for the first time or transferring benefits from another institution must complete additional documentation.  For further information concerning initial or transfer applications, please call the USC Office of Veteran Services at 803-777-5156.

Campus Location: (map)
University Technology Services Center
1244 Blossom Street, Suite 129
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-5156
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
2015-2016 School Year 
Mar. 1-Apr. 14 Request Summer 2015 Veterans' Education Benefits
Mar. 1-July 10 Request Fall 2015 Veterans' Education Benefits
May 7 First day of May 2015 Session
May 28 First day of Summer I 2015 classes
July 2 First day of Summer II 2015 classes
August 23 First day of Fall 2015 classes
Sept. 1-Dec. 1 Request Spring 2016 Veterans' Education Benefits
January 14 First day of Spring 2016 classes
March 1, 2014 Request Summer 2015/ Fall 2016/ Spring 2016 Veterans' Education Benefits

Important USC Numbers
Admissions: 777-7700
Student Financial Aid: 777-8134
Disability Services: 777-6142
Fees and Refunds: 777-4233
Legal Residency: 777-4060
Department of Veterans Affairs: 1-888-GIBILL1 (1-888-442-4551)