All Gender Restrooms Map Single stall, all gender restrooms can be found in the Russell House Student union,
Patterson Hall, Thompson Health Center and Strom Wellness and Fitness Center, as well
as a select number of classroom and office buildings.
Council of Academic Diversity Officers Each college or school has a diversity officer who reports to the dean. Diversity
officers develop and implement unit-level strategic plans for diversity and inclusion
focusing on composition, achievement, engagement and inclusion as the attributes of
their inclusion efforts.
Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee Representing a cross-section of the student, faculty and staff population, the diversity
committee is led by a faculty chair, and reports directly to the Office of the President.
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion creates and sustains an inclusive living
and working environment where all members of the university community feel that they
are welcomed, valued and supported.
Equal Opportunity Programs To protect the rights of all persons who live and work at USC, the EOP office ensures
that the university is in compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination and
harassment laws and regulations.
Counseling and Psychiatry Our Counseling and Psychiatry Department provides essential therapy and emotional
wellness services for students at the University of South Carolina.
Wellness and Prevention offer programs and education to help students, faculty and staff live healthy lifestyles,
specializing in disease prevention, exercise, nutrition, sexual health and stress
Interpersonal Violence Support Drop in or call if you need help or know someone who does after an incident involving
harassment, sexual assault or interpersonal violence
Family Support New and expecting parents can attend Learn at Lunch seminars and mothers who are breastfeeding
can request access to one of the nursing mothers' lounges on campus.
Center for Teaching Excellence The Center for Teaching Excellence inspires excellence and innovation in teaching.
We create and provide programming, resources, and opportunities that foster innovative
and effective pedagogical practices among all who teach at USC.
Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence Certificate The Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion is an initiative
of The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The
TTIE program is designed to provide an opportunity for faculty, instructors and teaching
graduate students to strengthen their strategic diversity leadership capacities both
within and outside their classroom and to support USC’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity In an effort to support faculty in their research productivity, the College of Arts
and Sciences offers fellowships for CAS faculty to participate in the National Center
for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) Faculty Success Program.
Gamecocks Live Well University faculty and staff can take advantage of several services offered by the
Center for Health and Well-Being through the State Health Plan and our Gamecocks LiveWell
Faculty Affinity Groups
Black Faculty Caucus: Established in April of 2014, the Black Faculty Caucus (BFC) of the University of
South Carolina exists to promote a strong sense of community, professional welfare,
development and advocacy for Black faculty and the issues that concern and affect
Latino and Hispanic Faculty Caucus: The Latino/a and Hispanic Faculty Caucus (LHFC) of the University of South Carolina
(USC) is an advocacy and leadership organization. It was established April 2016 to
address critical issues in higher education that focus on the recruitment, retention,
promotion, and advancement of Latino/a & Hispanic faculty at the University of South
Women Faculty Support Organizations: The Office of the Provost advocates for supporting the advancement of women at the
University of South Carolina. A diverse group of women faculty, staff and students
serve on Office of the Provost committees and organizations regarding women's issues
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs strives to educate each member of the
university community. Through understanding the individual responsibility they carry,
Carolinians can create a community of acceptance for all individuals as well as nurture
an atmosphere of inclusion and positive social change.
International Student Services International Student Services is here to help students understand and make the most
of their immigration status in the United States. This is the go-to resource for all
things immigration related, particularly when it relates to F-1 and J-1 visas.
Spiritual and Religious Life USC is committed to supporting students in their personal development, including a
diversity of identities related to faith, spirituality, and religion.
LGBTQ Support:Queer Connections and LGBTQ+ at USC Several resources and educational opportunities are available to support LGBTQ+ community
members and allies.
Student Disability Resource Center The center coordinates efforts to ensure that students with disabilities receive reasonable
accommodations, and we serve as consultants to faculty, staff and campus partners.
Veterans Services The Veterans and Military Services team can help you navigate the unique experience
of balancing student and service life. We help address questions, assist with benefit
requirements and connect you to campus resources exclusively for veterans and military.
Student Organizations The Leadership and Service Center has a wealth of resources and services for the more
than 500 student organizations that call the University of South Carolina home.
Student Health Services USC offers comprehensive physical and mental health care services right on campus.
Our professional and compassionate providers are committed to evidence-based, patient-centered
care to help contribute to your success and overall well-being
Just for Grad Students
The Graduate School With 250+ highly respected graduate degree programs and a vibrant community on and
off campus, it's no wonder that 6200+ graduate students call USC their academic home.
Grace Jordan McFadden Professors Program Open to prospective and current doctoral and MFA students, this program prepares underrepresented
minority students to become professors. Scholars are provided $24,000 in additional
funding over 4 years and receive training specifically designed to help them diversify
Southern Regional Education Board The Southern Regional Education Board works with 16 member states to improve public
education at every level, from pre-K through Ph.D.
Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.