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Campus Resources

Bias Reporting

If you or someone you know has been the victim of unlawful discrimination or harassment at UofSC, you should report it.

Mental Health Care and Counseling

The student health fee covers up to 10 individual counseling visits per academic year as well as all group counseling and wellness, prevention and advocacy services and programs. 

Diversity Education

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs provides diversity and social justice education and resources to students, staff, and faculty. Individuals have the opportunity to engage through various training programs, speaker series and discussion groups.

International Students

UofSC International Student Services can provide assistance with visas, housing, immunizations, health insurance and cultural education before students even arrive on campus. Additional resources include assistance with orientation, travel and transportation, language support and networking events.Multicultural Student Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs hosts programming, events, meeting space and support groups  for black, LGBTQ+ and affinity groups.

LGBTQ+ Students

There is a wide range of resources and educational opportunities for LGBTQ+ UofSC community members and allies. Support is available to assist trans and non-binary students implement name and pronoun changes on campus and beyond. UofSC maintains a map of single-stall and all-gender restrooms on campus.

Pregnant and Parenting Students

Federal and university policy protects pregnant students from discrimination. Policies to assist student parents, childcare information and lactation facilities on campus are available here.

Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities can register with the UofSC Student Disability Resource Center for support and access to a wide range of resources. Course accommodations and assistance include alternative testing requests, note takers, sign language interpreters, real-time captioning, wheel chair accessibility and more.

Student Veterans

Veterans, active-duty members and reservists have access to priority course registration and specialized grants and scholarships. Columbia is South Carolina’s first Purple Heart City and UofSC has a Purple Heart Parking Program. UofSC is ranked 59th best campus for student veterans.

Spiritual and Religious Life

UofSC supports a diversity of identities related to faith, spirituality, and religion. Resources are available to connect students with Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Spaces on or near campus and UofSC-registered religious affiliates.

Prospective and Incoming Students

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers Diversity, Access and Inclusion resources for prospective and incoming students, including events, tours, information sessions, application assistance, summer programming and scholarship information.


Last updated spring 2021

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