University of South Carolina

Did you know the time you spend in a student organization, volunteering in the community or working a job can help you be more successful in college and achieve your future goals? Contact our coaches to develop your leadership skills, impact the community and expand your learning beyond the classroom!



Service opportunities allow students to make a difference

No matter how students chose to serve volunteer time, there are service opportunities all across campus. Each student has the ability to help the community and make a difference. Continue reading


Fostering leadership and diversity

For 30 years, the University of South Carolina has brought together students around the region to talk about leadership and diversity. This year, students and faculty from across the SEC also will be part of that conversation. Continue reading


Check out these February Skill Builders!

Skill Builder workshops and webinars are one-hour sessions designed to assist student leaders in working with others. Continue reading


Register for the next Service Saturday, Feb. 20!

Your transportation to and from the service project as well as lunch will be provided. If you want to serve at a particular site or with a particular group of people, please arrive early and together. Continue reading


Apply for the Service Leadership Program

DEADLINE: FEB. 8 The Service Leadership Program (SLP) is an 8-week leadership program with an emphasis on service. SLP is designed to help students enhance their knowledge of leadership and service, understand how to create meaningful service projects, and explore service outside of the collegiate environment. Continue reading


Apply for the Emerging Leaders Program

DEADLINE: FEB. 9 ELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Continue reading


Apply for the Organizational Leaders Program

DEADLINE: FEB. 11 If you are looking to become a leader in your organization, if you just transitioned into leadership, or even if you’ve been in your role for a year, OLP is for you! Continue reading


Applications for Outstanding Woman of the Year due Feb. 15

DEADLINE: FEB. 15 The 22nd Annual Outstanding Woman of the Year Award recognizes a junior or senior woman at USC that has made and continues to make a positive impact on the USC community and beyond. Continue reading


Apply for WomenLEAD

DEADLINE: FEB. 21 Women participating in the program will have the opportunity to engage weekly with speakers on various leadership themes, partake in a unique mentoring network, and connect to other campus and local Columbia leaders. Continue reading


Spring Treasurer Workshops announced

In order to be eligible for funding, all student organizations must attend a treasurer workshop PRIOR to requesting funding. Find an upcoming workshop to attend. Continue reading


Register to attend the Student Leadership and Diversity Conference!

Currently in its 30th year, SLDC provides an exciting opportunity for students and staff from institutions across the Southeast to network and explore important issues in diversity and student leadership. Want to present at SLDC? Visit this page for details. Continue reading