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Lead the Way forum shines a spotlight on human rights

Students crowded into the USC School of Law auditorium to hear a four-person panel speak about their contributions to human rights on both the state and worldwide levels and the misconceptions that accompany the work of their organizations. Learn more about Lead the Way. Continue reading


Sign up for the next Service Saturday!

USC Columbia students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in our signature monthly service days. You simply register, pick your site during sign ups on the morning of the event, and serve! Continue reading


Survey: How was Welcome Week for you?

Based on your experience during your first week on campus please share your thoughts with us. All information will be collected for the purposes of the continuous improvement of Welcome Week activities. Continue reading


How did we serve? Community Service annual report now online

527,651.73 SERVICE HOURS
$1,634,406.34 IN DONATIONS
TOTAL ECONOMIC IMPACT: $12,788,963.93* Continue reading


Student Organization Fair draws crowds to Greene Street

The fair is held at the beginning of every semester on Greene Street, with the number of participating clubs rising every year. The university has over 400 clubs and organizations varying from academic, service, faith-based, multicultural, political, interest and sport-based clubs. Find your fit on Garnet Gate! Continue reading


Student voter initiative holds environmental forum

Lead the Way is a student-run initiative that encourages USC students to register to vote. Learn more about the voting and civic engagement on campus. Continue reading