Saturday, Aug. 17
7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Outside residence halls
Sponsored by: University Housing/Residence Hall Association
The Residence Hall Association and its coalition of student leaders at the University of South Carolina will help coordinate the flow of campus traffic on move-in day.
Chef Al on the prowl
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
First floor desk in front of Marble Slab
Sponsored by: Carolina Dining
Have questions about your meal plan? Still need to sign up for a meal plan? Looking for a job on campus? No worries, Carolina Dining will be on hand to answer any of your dining concerns, help you sign up for a meal plan, and let you know of the many job opportunities available in our 27 dining locations. Chef Al will also be "on the prowl" with samples of tasty treats from Carolina Dining. Watch out for the man in the big chef hat!
Snow cones with Student Health Services
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tables on Greene Street in front of the Russell House
Sponsored by: Student Health Services
Cool off with a snow cone and Student Health Services! Come meet the providers and staff who work at the Thomson Student Health Center's General Medicine Center, Women's Care, the Lab, Pharmacy and Radiology, Campus Wellness, Counseling Center, Psychiatric Services and Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention and Prevention and learn about our services and programs.
Move-In Day with My Carolina Alumni Association
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sponsored by: My Carolina Alumni Association
Move-in Day is always hectic, and the My Carolina Alumni Association wants to make the adjustment to the new school year a breeze. Come stop by the My Carolina Alumni Association table to cool down with some lemonade and get a chance to win prizes to kick start the new year! Also, if interested, sign up to become a member of the largest organization on campus!
The Family Roost – information for new and returning Gamecocks
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Parents Programs
Welcome to the Carolina family! Students, parents and family members are invited to stop by this information tent for all things USC and Columbia! Take a break from moving in to learn more about life at the University of South Carolina. Parents can pick up information from the Office of Parents Programs, and students and families can talk with representatives from the Department of Student Life about the many ways to get involved on campus. Campus maps and information about the city of Columbia also will be available. Enjoy great music while cooling off with water and soft drinks and the popular misting fan!
University Ambassador Welcome
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sponsored by: University Ambassadors/Visitor Center
Anyone need help finding classes, faculty offices, organization meetings and/or all of the dining halls on campus. Whatever you need, the Ambassadors are here to help. Stop at the University Ambassador table and pick up a bottle of water, a campus map and any assistance you need to get the new year started.
iCARE Center – student technology help
iCARE Center, 1244 Blossom Street (corner of Blossom and Sumter)
Sponsored by: University Technology Services
Visit the iCARE Center for assistance with any technical issues involving your computer, tablet, mobile phone, the wired or the wireless network. This service is provided free-of-charge to students.
Presbyterian Student Association open house
Presbyterian Student Center, 1702 Greene St.
Sponsored by: Presbyterian Student Association
Take a break from unpacking and bring your family over to check out PSA! Beat move-in day heat with some cool faithful fellowship.
Residence hall classrooms
Sponsored by: University Housing/Residence Life
Come and meet the staff in the residence halls to discuss the common issues parents experience when their student comes to USC. Check for flyers in the residence halls for times and locations.
Student Government welcome
Sponsored by: Student Government
Look for Student Government on Greene Street as they welcome all first year students to their first week at USC. They will be handing out information on programs they offer and involvement opportunities.
Off-campus student welcome
Russell House 203
Sponsored by: Off-Campus Student Services
If you are living off campus this year, please attend the off-campus student welcome. Interact with other off-campus students and meet the staff of Off-Campus Student Services.
C.S. Lewis Student Center
Sponsored by: C.S. Lewis Student Center
Join us for Risk and other board games, as well as hot dogs and fellowship.
First Night Carolina
You will NOT want to miss this event. Meet at the Russell House at 8pm for First Night Carolina! You are cordially invited to a celebration for first-year students. Remember casual dress. If you are a student with a disability who needs accommodations for the event, please contact the Office of Student Disability Services at 803-777-6142.