About South Carolina
There's much to learn about the university that's been in the heart of South Carolina for more than 200 years and counting. Take a closer look at our accomplishments, aspirations and the people who make us successful.
The University of South Carolina is a storied setting where academic and professional ambitions come to life every day. Whether in quiet Horseshoe study sessions or energizing student experiences, our campus has a long history of preparing the next generation of leaders.
Get to know us better through our historic moments and milestones, or learn how you can be part of it all as a member of our faculty or staff. Connect with the people who are shaping our future today.
Past to Present
In just over two centuries, the university has grown from the small, post-war South Carolina College into an international research and academic powerhouse that's home to more than 35,000 students.Our History
Get the inside story on all that's happening in Carolinian, the university's official alumni magazine published three times a year by the USC Alumni Association.
Subscribe to Inside Carolina — our monthly e-newsletter highlighting the people that make Carolina so special — and catch this month's edition of our Inside Carolina video series.
Remembering the Days Podcast
Explore the ever interesting and sometimes quirky history of the state's flagship university through episodes of our Remembering the Days podcast.
The university is governed by a board of trustees appointed by the governor and state lawmakers. In addition, leadership includes board-approved officials who are responsible for oversight of key aspects of the university.Meet our Leadership
Each year we host a series of major events for students, alumni and the community. Learn more about these memorable experiences and how you can be part of the excitement.Signature Events