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DEI Event Calendar
For a daily rundown of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion activities and events across campus, visit the DEI Event Calendar.

Religious Holiday Observances
Faculty and staff are encouraged to be mindful in their planning and scheduling of various religious observances.

Interfaith Calendar
View the primary sacred times for world religions.

OMSA and Beyond Diversity Calendar

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.

All Gender Restrooms List - Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
View a searchable list of single stall and all gender restrooms in building across campus.

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.

Bias and incident reporting form
Please help us by reporting any bias or hate incidents so that they can be addressed.

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 management.

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 program.

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 them.

Jewish Faculty and Staff Council
Jewish Faculty and Staff Council advocates for the professional needs of Jewish faculty and staff.

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 Carolina.

Queer Faculty and Staff Caucus 
For more information about the Queer Faculty and Staff Caucus, please contact Ed Madden at 

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 on campus.

Support Services

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. 

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
The independent center provides professional development, training, and mentorship opportunities to more than 83,000 members representing colleges and universities in the United States.

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 the professoriate.

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.

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