Experience South Carolina
There's no boundary to all you can accomplish here. From campus classrooms to study abroad experiences, you’ll grow in leaps and bounds at South Carolina.
Join an unrivaled campus setting built upon more than 200 years of history and tradition.
Access leading-edge research and technology at a global leader in first-year education.
Pursue an education inspired by the next generation of leaders, thinkers and doers.
Learn nestled in the heart of Columbia, a thriving metropolis that’s just the right size. Move from classrooms into research labs, workspaces and experiential learning opportunities that explore what you’re learning in real time. When you’re not busy studying, enjoy our community’s thriving outdoor scene, city life, culture, local events and so much more.
Dine here or there.
Satisfy your cravings at more than 40 campus dining options. Find meals to fuel your life from grab-and-go and all-you-care-to-eat to plant-based or campus food trucks. Or use your CarolinaCash to dine at local participating off-campus restaurants.Dining
Volunteer for a nonprofit. Play club sports. Go Greek. Lead a student organization. Whatever your passion, you can pursue it here. The possibilities are endless and ever-changing, but one thing’s certain: you’ll find interests that fit who you are and want to become.
Clubs and Organizations
Choose from more than 500 interest-based student organizations. If you don’t find a club you like, create a new one!
Arts and Entertainment
Love live music? Enjoy art and culture? Movie buff? Satisfy any cultural interest or curiosity on campus and around town.
Sports and Outdoors
Catch a fitness class or an out-of-town trip into the great outdoors. Unwind in ways that feed your heart and soul.
Reach Your Goals
The real focus of your time at South Carolina? Academics. Our resources set the stage for academic excellence and can help you get back on track if you land on uncharted ground. Whether through on-demand videos or face-to-face counseling, we’ll be here for you.
The University of South Carolina is one of the nation’s leading, large-scale research enterprises. Our campus centers, labs and collectives are searching for answers in countless areas from ways to create healthier communities, develop new fuel cells, explore life on Earth and create advanced materials for an ever-evolving world.Research Opportunities