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Student Affairs and Academic Support

  • University Ambassador leads a tour group


From welcoming prospective students for campus visits to helping students find ways to finance their education to processing their transcripts and mailing their diplomas, the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support guides students through the processes necessary to apply to, enroll in and graduate from UofSC.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid counselors educate and assist students and their families to secure the funding they need for college.

Gamecock Gateway

UofSC's collaborative residential bridge program with Midlands Technical College supports invited first-year students with tools to facilitate their transfer to Carolina.

Gamecock Guarantee

The state's only program of its type, Gamecock Guarantee offers first-generation low-income South Carolina students the financial and academic support they need to earn a Carolina degree without paying tuition out of their own pockets.


New students and their families will find a warm welcome with programs that support their transition to and involvement in UofSC campus life.


The keeper of student educational records, the University Registrar also is responsible for the academic calendar, course registration, enrollment verification, transfer credits and issuing diplomas.

S.C. Residency

UofSC staff are charged with ensuring compliance with the S.C. Commission on Higher Education rules and regulations regarding South Carolina residency for the purpose of accurately assessing tuition and fees.

TRIO Programs

TRIO Programs offers guidance, programs and services for low-income and first-generation students to support their transition to and success in college.

Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions recruits students to apply to and enroll at UofSC as undergraduates.

Veterans and Military Services

Student veterans can find help to understand and receive education-related VA benefits.

Visitor Center

The university's "front door," the Visitor Center coordinates campus visits and offers walking tours led by students, known as University Ambassadors, for prospective students and their families.


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