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Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation. Visit the Thesis and Dissertation page on the Graduate School website here: LINK , Review the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Guide here: LINK , Watch the UofSC Graduate School Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Demonstration here: LINK. Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 12:00 AM – 11:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Night at the Columbia Fireflies!

Summer time means baseball. Come out to Segra Park for a night at the ballpark with our home team, the Fireflies! Shuttles will loop continuously from the Horseshoe starting at 6:00pm.   Event Details: Your ticket will be available at the Gamecock Entertainment tent located near the box office.  , A shuttle will be available to and from The Horseshoe starting at 6pm. , Parking is $5/car – NO CASH, CARD ONLY , Cash is not used at the ballpark so please plan accordingly! , The stadium adheres to a clear bag policy. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Teaching Statement Workshop

What is your teaching philosophy? What should you write or include? What if you have limited teaching experience? This workshop facilitated by the Center for Teaching Excellence will help you articulate your teaching philosophy in a concise, effective essay. We will discuss the statement’s purpose, different aspects of your teaching experiences that can be included, and best practices and strategies for composing the statement. This is a working webinar, requiring that you do some reflective writing in advance of the workshop, so that the workshop can include individual writing, group discussion, and feedback. Participants will leave with an outline of their statement, written components, and guidance to continue crafting it. Register here. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, July 8, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Diversity Statement Writing Workshop

Faculty job postings regularly request a diversity statement in addition to teaching and research statements. These written essays from job applicants help faculty search committees identify candidates who have the skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in activities that enhance campus diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. How do you approach writing a diversity statement? What should it say? What can be included - research, teaching, and service experiences and activities, or values, views, and future goals? What are search committees looking for, and what if you haven’t experienced any issues personally? This virtual workshop facilitated by the Center for Teaching Excellence will help guide you in exploring your personal experiences and help you determine what to emphasize and include in your statement. Register here. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, July 11, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, July 11, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Defense Deadline

Defense Deadline. Visit the Thesis and Dissertation page on the Graduate School website here: LINK , Review the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Guide here: LINK , Watch the UofSC Graduate School Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Demonstration here: LINK. Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 12:00 AM – 11:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Historic UofSC Horseshoe Walking Tour

The Great Biscuit Rebellion. The 1902 Carolina Clemson Riot. The Gamecock 505. These stories and more are part of the Historic University of South Carolina  Horseshoe Tour offered by the South Caroliniana Library. University Archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West leads the monthly tours around the historic horseshoe, sharing tales of events and student life that occurred there. Noon-1 p.m, meet at the Horseshoe gates in front of Lieber College. Free and open to the public. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Horseshoe Gate - Lieber College Side.

Gamecock Picture Show: Pirates of the Caribbean

Join Gamecock Entertainment for a movie night under the stars next to the Thomas Cooper Fountain. The event will featuring a screening of Pirates of the Caribbean starting at 8:30pm! Check out all the details on Garnet Gate. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Davis Field II.

Graduation Application Deadline

Graduation Application Deadline, *Visit the University Registrar online for a full list of graduation and commencement deadlines. Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, July 18, 2022, 12:00 AM – 11:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, July 18, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Join the A.C. Moore Herbarium staff on a 1-hour walk to explore the plant life of the historic Horseshoe. The group meets on the steps of McKissick Museum on the third Tuesday of each month. Plants featured or discussed will vary with group interest and by season. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation. Visit the Thesis and Dissertation page on the Graduate School website here: LINK , Review the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Guide here: LINK , Watch the UofSC Graduate School Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Demonstration here: LINK. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, July 24, 2022, 12:00 AM – 11:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, July 25, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Summer Chorus Concert

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, July 29, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Summer Chorus Concert

Admission Cost: FREE. Sunday, July 31, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, August 8, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Historic UofSC Horseshoe Walking Tour

The Great Biscuit Rebellion. The 1902 Carolina Clemson Riot. The Gamecock 505. These stories and more are part of the Historic University of South Carolina  Horseshoe Tour offered by the South Caroliniana Library. University Archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West leads the monthly tours around the historic horseshoe, sharing tales of events and student life that occurred there. Noon-1 p.m, meet at the Horseshoe gates in front of Lieber College. Free and open to the public. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Horseshoe Gate - Lieber College Side.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, August 15, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Join the A.C. Moore Herbarium staff on a 1-hour walk to explore the plant life of the historic Horseshoe. The group meets on the steps of McKissick Museum on the third Tuesday of each month. Plants featured or discussed will vary with group interest and by season. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

IFC on Greene

IFC on Greene Street invites each fraternity to set up a table/booth where they show off their fraternity, the philanthropy they are involved in, as well a chance to meet students who are seeking to join a fraternity within IFC. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

MAPP Kickoff!

This is the welcome event for first year multicultural students who applied to be in the Multicultural Assistance Peer Program (MAPP). During the kickoff, accepted mentees will meet their mentors for the first time. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Gamecock Greeting Crew will be available on the first TWO days of classes to welcome students back to campus and help them find their way to their classroom buildings. Crew members will have FREE UofSC student planners, giveaways, and campus maps. be on the lookout for Student Success Center staff to help you find your way! Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 01, Davis Field II.

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Gamecock Greeting Crew will be available on the first TWO days of classes to welcome students back to campus and help them find their way to their classroom buildings. Crew members will have FREE UofSC student planners, giveaways, and campus maps. be on the lookout for Student Success Center staff to help you find your way! Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Pickens Street Bridge Space 01.

LSC First Day of Class Coffee

Join the Leadership and Service Center (LSC) on Greene Street and start your semester off right with a first day of class coffee! We'll have FREE iced coffee, giveaways, and an opportunity to snap a selfie with Cocky! Admission Cost: $0.00. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 8:15 AM – 10:20 AM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01.

NPHC Dos and Dont's

This event aims to educate people who are potential interest in the D9 organizations on campus by providing them with essentially a list of Dos and Don'ts as potential interest and how to seek interest in the D9 organizations on campus in the correct way. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Gamecock Greeting Crew will be available on the first TWO days of classes to welcome students back to campus and help them find their way to their classroom buildings. Crew members will have FREE UofSC student planners, giveaways, and campus maps. be on the lookout for Student Success Center staff to help you find your way! Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, August 19, 2022, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 01, Davis Field II.

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Gamecock Greeting Crew will be available on the first TWO days of classes to welcome students back to campus and help them find their way to their classroom buildings. Crew members will have FREE UofSC student planners, giveaways, and campus maps. be on the lookout for Student Success Center staff to help you find your way! Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, August 19, 2022, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Pickens Street Bridge Space 01.

Part-Time Job Fair

Are you looking for a part-time job on or off campus? If yes, the Part Time Job Fair on August 19 can help! The job fair will be held in Russell House Ballroom from 10:00-1:00. Employers will be hiring for part-time positions on and off-campus.  All University on-campus employers will be noted in their name as it appears "University of South Carolina- (name of office or department)". They will be hiring for work study and non-work study positions. Prior registration is encouraged, but not required to attend the fair. This event is open to UofSC students only. Be sure to bring your Carolina Card for faster check-in and drop-in anytime during the fair. Come as you are- you do not need to dress up for this fair! Friday, August 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

AAAS Cookout

The AAAS cookout is a welcome back event held at the beginning of each year. It is held on Greene St and is welcome to everyone at the University of South Carolina. The cookout has fantastic food, and it's an opportunity for students to come together and make new friendships. Friday, August 19, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

The BIGGEST and BEST college poster sale returns to UofSC! Stop by Davis Field (beside the library fountain) from Monday Aug. 23rd thru Friday Aug. 27th, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. Choose from over 1000 different images. Fine art reproductions, music, movies, humor ... we've got it all at great prices. Make plans to stop by this week and grab some awesome prints so you can make your living space your own! Monday, August 22, 2022, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Community Service Fair

The Community Service Fair is an opportunity for all UofSC students to connect with local and national nonprofit partners to explore volunteer opportunities, internships, and job opportunities. Typically around 30 community partners attend covering various social issues and interest areas for students to connect with. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, August 22, 2022, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, August 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 01.

OMSA CommUNITY Welcome

The OMSA CommUNITY Welcome is a time for new and returning students to celebrate diversity on the UofSC campus. You will learn all about the student organizations and campus partners that work with Multicultural Student Affairs. Monday, August 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom, Russell House University Union 202 Lounge.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, August 22, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

The BIGGEST and BEST college poster sale returns to UofSC! Stop by Davis Field (beside the library fountain) from Monday Aug. 23rd thru Friday Aug. 27th, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. Choose from over 1000 different images. Fine art reproductions, music, movies, humor ... we've got it all at great prices. Make plans to stop by this week and grab some awesome prints so you can make your living space your own! Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Welcome to a Healthy Carolina

Learn more about the health and well-being resources available to all Gamecocks from the experts at University Health Services and Campus Recreation! Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 01.

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

The BIGGEST and BEST college poster sale returns to UofSC! Stop by Davis Field (beside the library fountain) from Monday Aug. 23rd thru Friday Aug. 27th, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. Choose from over 1000 different images. Fine art reproductions, music, movies, humor ... we've got it all at great prices. Make plans to stop by this week and grab some awesome prints so you can make your living space your own! Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Discover Columbia Vendor Fair

Come join us on Greene Street from 11am to 2pm for Discover Columbia! Discover Columbia is a business showcase designed to help students discover all the unique shops, restaurants, communities, and activities Columbia has to offer. We'll see you there! Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. RHUU Pickens Street Bridge Space 01.

NPHC presents Meet the Greeks

This is an event centered around getting to know the members of D9 organizations on campus through stepping , strolling and information. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Student Organization Fair

Join the Leadership and Service Center on Greene Street on Aug. 25 for the Fall 2022 Student Organization Fair! There will be two sessions - 11 am - 2 pm and 4 - 7 pm. Come to interact with and learn about all of the organizations on campus! Thursday, August 25, 2022, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street, Greene Street Preston Side, Greene Street Petigru Side.

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

The BIGGEST and BEST college poster sale returns to UofSC! Stop by Davis Field (beside the library fountain) from Monday Aug. 23rd thru Friday Aug. 27th, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. Choose from over 1000 different images. Fine art reproductions, music, movies, humor ... we've got it all at great prices. Make plans to stop by this week and grab some awesome prints so you can make your living space your own! Thursday, August 25, 2022, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Alpha Kappa Psi Information Session

Admission Cost: None. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Although the Intersection is always open to all, Q'afe is designed to be a consistent break for LGBTQ+ students. Check out the Q'afe website for more info and semester schedule. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: n/a. Friday, August 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01.

Rachel Calloway Faculty Voice Recital

Robert Xavier Rodríguez' L'Arc-en-ciel d'Arlequin - a new song cycle with texts from Albert Giraud's Pierrot Lunaire.  With Lynn Kompass, piano. Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, August 26, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

IFC Recruitment Orientation (Session 1)

Admission Cost: 0. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

IFC Recruitment Orientation (Session 2)

Admission Cost: 0. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Cocky's Quest

The Journey matters more than the destination…Come join us for a fun and unique adventure across campus. Solve puzzles, take pictures, and unravel riddles to earn some prizes and bragging rights as the winner of Cocky's Quest. Form a team and be sure to sign-up on Garnet Gate. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

OMSA presents 'It's a Drag Brunch!'

Sunday, August 28, 2022, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: n/a. Sunday, August 28, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01.

The Carolina Church Weekly Gathering

The Carolina Church weekly gathering. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, August 28, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

WUSC-FM DJ Training

Want to be a DJ on UofSC's official student-run radio station? Join WUSC-FM for a three-part training series to learn about the organization and its mission, equipment, and important policies. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, August 28, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Carolina Ring Week

<p data-key="22"><span data-key="23">Time to order your ring! Ring Week will be January 31 - February 4, 2022 in the second floor lobby of the Russell House. Representatives from Balfour will be available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To learn more about the UofSC Ring, including who is eligible, the South Carolina Ring Saver Program and more, <span data-key="25"><strong data-slate-leaf="true">click here<span data-key="26">. <p data-key="27"… Admission Cost: Free to attend. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 01, RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 02, RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 03, RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 04.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: n/a. Monday, August 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 02.

Interfaith Fair

The Interfaith Fair provides new and returning students information and resources on various religious and spiritual organizations at the University of South Carolina. Meet like-minded people, explore a new religious or spiritual tradition, or hear about the diverse opportunities to learn more about the diverse set of beliefs and traditions across our campus. Monday, August 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

Shelby Nord Doctoral Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, August 29, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, August 29, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Recruitment Tabling: Popsicles for Prisma

Come join us on Greene St. to learn more about USC Dance Marathon while enjoying a popsicle in between classes! Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 03.

AAAS General Body Meeting

Since its creation, AAAS has held meetings on the 1st and 4th Tuesday of each month. The meetings have consistently been in the Russell House Theater. These meetings allow for students to form a community and talk to one another openly. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House Theater.

Phillip Bush Faculty Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

SophoMORE Welcome Back Carnival

FREE FOOD, fun, carnival games, music, and resources to help kick-off your second year! This is YOUR official welcome back event!  Get your Sophomore September punch card at the SophoMORE Initiative table on Greene Street. Hosted by the Student Success Center. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: n/a. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. RHUU Pickens Street Bridge Space 01.

MGC and NPHC Intake Orientation

The purpose of this event is to introduce potential new members to the Multicultural Greek Council and National Pan-Hellenic Councils at the University of South Carolina. Attendees will leave with knowledge of the fraternity and sorority life at USC, details on how to prepare for the intake process, and tips to get students connected to resources. Attendance at this event is required for membership in any Multicultural Greek Council or National Pan-Hellenic Council at UofSC. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

First General Body Meeting

The first general body meeting of the year where hispanic students at uofsc come together for the first time and get information about the organization and opportunities for hispanic students on campus. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House Theater.

Outdoor Movie

Come on out to Davis Field for Homecoming Commission's annual outdoor movie! Snacks are provided, all you need is yourself and a blanket to sit on! Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

CHAARG Tabling

Learn about CHAARG, a national organization of girls who strive to show that fitness can + should be fun! We try different gyms and studios around Columbia every week and offer small groups + socials to strengthen connections within our chapter. Admission Cost: n/a. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 1.

BlackSpace

BlackSpace is a community-building group for Black students at USC, sponsored by University Health Services. It is a place where students can discuss their experiences of being a Black student on campus and in the community and also receive support and encouragement from their peers. For more information, visit the Group Counseling Website. Register for BlackSpace on MyHealthSpace. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Although the Intersection is always open to all, Q'afe is designed to be a consistent break for LGBTQ+ students. Check out the Q'afe website for more info and semester schedule. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

The Carolina Church Weekly Gathering

The Carolina Church weekly gathering. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, September 4, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

IFC Bid Day

IFC Bid Day. Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

AAAS General Body Meeting

Since its creation, AAAS has held meetings on the 1st and 4th Tuesday of each month. The meetings have consistently been in the Russell House Theater. These meetings allow for students to form a community and talk to one another openly. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House Theater.

Ari Streisfeld Faculty Recital: The Magical Solo Violin

UofSC Violin Professor, Ari Streisfeld, in his annual faculty recital, features wonderful solo violin works by amazing women composers of the 20th and 21st century. Program to include works by Grazyna Bacewicz, Shulamit Ran, Ursula Mamlock, and Missy Mazzoli. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Student Veterans Association - SETUP

. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Hip Hop Wednesday

Join OMSA for the monthly Hip Hop Wednesday on Greene Street! Swing by to hear great music and connect with great organizations! Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

Multicultural Greek Council Showcase

The Multicultural Greek Council is proud to put on their annual showcase. Join us in a celebration of multiculturalism as our organizations showcase their strolls and histories. We will be showcasing our 5 organizations: Phi Iota Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority, Inc. Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc. and Pi Alpha Phi Fraternity, Inc. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Cuts and Conversations

Cuts and Conversations is a Barbershop Talk series for black men. The Brother 2 Brother Black Male Initiative (B2B) is designed to increase the value of community and foster brotherhood for Black men at the University of South Carolina. B2B aims to improve active participation, provide educationally enriched experience and increase retention of Black men.  Check out the website for more information. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

Gamecock Picture Show

Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

General Body Meetings

Latin American Student Organization's general body Meetings. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Flags in Remembrance of September 11th

The UofSC Student Veteran's Association in collaboration with the Veterans' Alumni Council and ROTC would like to present a Remembrance event in Davis Field to commemorate the thousands of lives lost on Sept 11, 2001.  Join us in the placing of the flags on the morning of Sept 10th at 8 am or feel free to pass by and take in the display and remember or learn about the events of Sept 11th over the weekend as you walk among the thousands of flags representing those who perished. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

MGC/NPHC Makeup Intake Orientation

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Although the Intersection is always open to all, Q'afe is designed to be a consistent break for LGBTQ+ students. Check out the Q'afe website for more info and semester schedule. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

UofSC School of Music Voice Faculty Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Flags in Remembrance of September 11th

The UofSC Student Veteran's Association in collaboration with the Veterans' Alumni Council and ROTC would like to present a Remembrance event in Davis Field to commemorate the thousands of lives lost on Sept 11, 2001.  Join us in the placing of the flags on the morning of Sept 10th at 8 am or feel free to pass by and take in the display and remember or learn about the events of Sept 11th over the weekend as you walk among the thousands of flags representing those who perished. Friday, September 9, 2022, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Connor Reich Junior Bass Trombone Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 9, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Meet & Greet: Recruitment Event 1

Please join us for the first night of Phi Delta Epsilon Open Recruitment! We are the University's only medical fraternity, and are proud to offer our members exclusive test prep discounts and resources. Come out to meet our members in a professional setting - we're excited to see you there! Friday, September 9, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

Southern Exposure New Music Series: Sandbox Percussion

UofSC graduate Andy Akiho’s monumental percussion quartet Seven Pillars has been called a “lush, brooding celebration of noise” (New York Times). Created in close collaboration with the virtuosic musicians of Sandbox Percussion, the piece was a finalist for two Grammy Awards and the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music. All Southern Exposure concerts are FREE. Patrons may reserve seats and support the Southeast’s most adventurous music series! A gift of $150 secures a seat for the entire 2022-23 season. Click to become a patron. Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 9, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Flags in Remembrance of September 11th

The UofSC Student Veteran's Association in collaboration with the Veterans' Alumni Council and ROTC would like to present a Remembrance event in Davis Field to commemorate the thousands of lives lost on Sept 11, 2001.  Join us in the placing of the flags on the morning of Sept 10th at 8 am or feel free to pass by and take in the display and remember or learn about the events of Sept 11th over the weekend as you walk among the thousands of flags representing those who perished. Saturday, September 10, 2022, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Flags in Remembrance of September 11th

The UofSC Student Veteran's Association in collaboration with the Veterans' Alumni Council and ROTC would like to present a Remembrance event in Davis Field to commemorate the thousands of lives lost on Sept 11, 2001.  Join us in the placing of the flags on the morning of Sept 10th at 8 am or feel free to pass by and take in the display and remember or learn about the events of Sept 11th over the weekend as you walk among the thousands of flags representing those who perished. Sunday, September 11, 2022, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Freeman Sundays @3:

These Sunday concerts feature the university’s renowned music faculty in fresh and vibrant chamber music programs that pair canonic masterpieces alongside brand new works. Tickets: in-person and virtual option, Single concerts: $15 adults; $10 seniors, USC faculty and staff; $5 students. Free for School of Music students, staff, faculty. Purchase tickets online or at the door. Admission Cost: $15 adults; $10 seniors, USC faculty and staff; $5 students. Sunday, September 11, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

The Carolina Church Weekly Gathering

The Carolina Church weekly gathering. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, September 11, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

WUSC-FM DJ Training

Want to be a DJ on UofSC's official student-run radio station? Join WUSC-FM for a three-part training series to learn about the organization and its mission, equipment, and important policies. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, September 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

SophoMORE Cool Down

Cool Down in this Columbia heat with a free sno cone! Take some time to make a card to honor a veteran in support of 9/11 Day of Service and chat with Student Success Center staff about services. Hosted by the Student Success Center. Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, September 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

Safety Week Tabling - Coffee with the Cops!

Monday Sept. 12, Coffee with the Cops; Come grab a cup of coffee and talk with USCPD to get to know the officers keeping our campus safe! Come with any questions you have for our USCPD officers! Admission Cost: None. Monday, September 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01.

Black Business Student Association Welcome Meeting

This meeting will allow members to come meet the exec board, and learn more about the Black Business Student Association. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, September 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302.

Recruitment Event 2: Philanthropy

Please join Phi Delta Epsilon for Night 2 of Recruitment: Philanthropy night! We are excited to discuss our philanthropy and service with you, and for you to meet our current members. Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Farmers Market

Shop for fresh, locally-grown produce & a variety of South Carolina made products, right on the University of South Carolina campus. Visit the Healthy Carolina Farmers Market on Greene Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.— rain or shine. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

Graduate Student Research Toolbox

Learn about the library resources and services that are critical for success in graduate research. Topics to be covered include citation management tools, locating dissertations and theses, interlibrary loan, and research support services. Instructor: Valerie Lookingbill, Register here. . Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. University Libraries Virtual Event.

Recruitment Night 3 - Social Night

Please join Phi Delta Epsilon for Night 3 of Recruitment! We are excited for you to meet our members in a casual social setting! Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Jiyeon Lee Doctoral Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Side Hustle Showcase on Greene Street!

Looking for somewhere to showcase your talents, skills, or passion? Want to support student entrepreneurs? Well, you have come to the right place! Show us your side hustle or come shop some unique student small businesses on March 23rd from 11am to 2pm on Greene St. Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

General Body Meetings

Latin American Student Organization's general body Meetings. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Gamecocks Stand Up Anti-Bias and Discrimination Training

Gamecocks Stand Up is an interactive presentation that educates on bystander intervention. By participating in discussions, students can reflect on their own experiences with bystander intervention, explore strategies for intervening, learn about resources available to support them, and use scenarios to practice thinking about their actions and responses. Information about on and off-campus resources will be provided. Participants will receive a free t-shirt! Register here. Admission Cost: No cost. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Safety Week Tabling

Thursday Sept. 15, Safety Tabling; We will have stickers, nightcaps (that can cover your drink to protect it!), and other resources to help you learn about how best to keep yourself on and off campus! Admission Cost: None. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01.

Nicole Moore Graduate Viola Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

WUSC-FM DJ Training

Want to be a DJ on UofSC's official student-run radio station? Join WUSC-FM for a three-part training series to learn about the organization and its mission, equipment, and important policies. Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Almond Ponge Doctoral Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Although the Intersection is always open to all, Q'afe is designed to be a consistent break for LGBTQ+ students. Check out the Q'afe website for more info and semester schedule. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

Garnet Media Group Welcome Mixer

Join your fellow Garnet Media Group participants for an afternoon of fun and fellowship as we kick off another year of excellent work! You'll hear from professional staff members and student leaders about all of the opportunities and resources GMG offers, then spend some time getting to know GMG staffers from across all eight areas. We look forward to seeing you! Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, September 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Room 322.

Sunghye Choi Doctoral Voice Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Korcan Köstük Graduate Violin Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 16, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Service Saturday

Service Saturday is a monthly service day where volunteers can choose from a range of service sites. Take this opportunity to engage with the Columbia community! Be sure to pre-register on the Leadership and Service Center website. Admission Cost: None. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Davis Field II.

UofSC Wind Ensemble Concert

Join us at The Koger Center for the Arts for the UofSC Wind Ensemble first concert of the season, featuring guest conductor Kenneth Green for Dickerson, Essay for Band 9; guest soloist Scott Price on piano for Maslanka's Symphony No. 7 35' and Jennifer Higdon's new composition, Aspire 10. Repertoire also includes Hailstork/Cannon, “Scherzo,” From Symphony No. 3 5.'. Admission Cost: FREE. Sunday, September 18, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

The Carolina Church Weekly Gathering

The Carolina Church weekly gathering. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, September 18, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

Tina Stallard, voice, and Lynn Kompass, piano, Faculty Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, September 19, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, September 19, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Graduation Application Deadline

Graduation Application Deadline, *Visit the University Registrar online for a full list of graduation and commencement deadlines. Admission Cost: n/a. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 12:00 AM – 11:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Farmers Market

Shop for fresh, locally-grown produce & a variety of South Carolina made products, right on the University of South Carolina campus. Visit the Healthy Carolina Farmers Market on Greene Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.— rain or shine. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Join the A.C. Moore Herbarium staff on a 1-hour walk to explore the plant life of the historic Horseshoe. The group meets on the steps of McKissick Museum on the third Tuesday of each month. Plants featured or discussed will vary with group interest and by season. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Mutual Expectations Workshop- Academic Advising

Mutual Expectations is a program designed to help students and university faculty members gain a deeper understanding of one another. By opening the lines of communication, students and faculty are better equipped to develop a more collaborative learning environment.  Join us for a FREE lunch and discussion! Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

Gamecock Picture Show

Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Daniel Weeks, tenor, and Donna Loewy, piano, Guest Artist Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Education Abroad Fair

Our annual Education Abroad Fair allows students interested in education abroad to interact directly with representatives from a wide variety of approved programs.  It also allows the Education Abroad Office to engage with students who may not have visited our office before and promote study abroad across campus. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

General Body Meetings

Latin American Student Organization's general body Meetings. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203, Russell House University Union 303.

Andrew Brownell Guest Artist Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Family Weekend Check-in

All registered Family Weekend participants should check in to pick up their materials, their wristbands, drink tickets (those 21 and older) and other fun items.  Also taking place inside the Ballroom is the Family Weekend Resource Fair. Representatives from key university offices will be at Family Weekend Check-In to answer questions and share their expertise.  For Family Weekend details, including schedule, FAQs, etc. download the app by searching "University of South Carolina Parents" in your app store. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Thursday After Dark: Karaoke Night!

Come sing your heart out at Thursday After Dark with DJ Kevin Snow and all your friends! This epic night will take place on September 22 from 7-10pm in the Russell House Theater. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Russell House Theater.

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Although the Intersection is always open to all, Q'afe is designed to be a consistent break for LGBTQ+ students. Check out the Q'afe website for more info and semester schedule. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

UofSC Symphony Orchestra

The University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra season opens on Thursday, September 22 with Gustav Holst’s celestial showpiece, The Planets. This iconic piece has become one of the best known of all orchestral compositions due to its emotional scope and grandeur. The concert begins with Valerie Coleman’s anthem for unity, UMOJA.  Koger Center for the Arts, Season Tickets available: Call 803-251-2222 or Koger Box Office, corner of Greene and Park Streets (M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or online at kogercenterforthearts.com. Admission Cost: TBD. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Family Weekend Check-in

All registered Family Weekend participants should check in to pick up their materials, their wristbands, drink tickets (those 21 and older) and other fun items.  Also taking place inside the Ballroom is the Family Weekend Resource Fair. Representatives from key university offices will be at Family Weekend Check-In to answer questions and share their expertise.  For Family Weekend details, including schedule, FAQs, etc. download the app by searching "University of South Carolina Parents" in your app store. Friday, September 23, 2022, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Education Abroad

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, staff from the Education Abroad Office will discuss the services and resources they provide to UofSC students interested in studying abroad. They will also discuss how families can help their student through the search, application and transition process into study abroad programs. Friday, September 23, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Russell House Theater.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Preparing your Sophomore Student for Success

Ever heard of the sophomore slump? Families who have students in their second academic year at UofSC should attend this session to learn about opportunities and pitfalls that students may face in their second year. Attendees will learn about campus resources that can help sophomore students and what questions they can ask to help their students navigate the sophomore year successfully. Sponsored by the Student Success Center. Friday, September 23, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Russell House University Union 304.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Preparing your Sophomore Student for Success

Ever heard of the sophomore slump? Families who have students in their second academic year at UofSC should attend this session to learn about opportunities and pitfalls that students may face in their second year. Attendees will learn about campus resources that can help sophomore students and what questions they can ask to help their students navigate the sophomore year successfully. Sponsored by the Student Success Center. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Russell House University Union 304.

Family Weekend Featured: Housing Expo

Connect with area apartment communities and learn more about the off-campus housing search at Garnet Media Group’s Housing Expo. You will be able to meet representatives from student apartment communities and have your questions answered by local leasing managers. Looking for housing now? Check out Garnet Media Group’s housing site, garnetliving.org. Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

Family Weekend Featured Session: A Family’s Guide to On-Campus and Off-Campus Living

It may seem like you just moved your student into their freshman residence hall, but it’s time to start considering options for the next few years! Join University Housing and Off-Campus Living and Neighborhood Relations and to discuss what steps your student should take to learn about living on and off campus as an upperclassman. Topics covered in this presentation include the housing search, lease review tips and general commuter information. Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Russell House Theater.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Education Abroad

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, staff from the Education Abroad Office will discuss the services and resources they provide to UofSC students interested in studying abroad. They will also discuss how families can help their student through the search, application and transition process into study abroad programs. Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Empower your student to take the lead in their UofSC experience

If you are looking for ways to connect with your student and help them through the common struggle’s college students face, this session is for you! The ombuds for undergraduate students will discuss common issues students experience and how parents and family members can help guide their student to appropriate resources to resolve the concern. Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Family Weekend Featured Session: A Family’s Guide to On-Campus and Off-Campus Living

It may seem like you just moved your student into their freshman residence hall, but it’s time to start considering options for the next few years! Join University Housing and Off-Campus Living and Neighborhood Relations and to discuss what steps your student should take to learn about living on and off campus as an upperclassman. Topics covered in this presentation include the housing search, lease review tips and general commuter information. Friday, September 23, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. Russell House Theater.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Empower your student to take the lead in their UofSC experience

If you are looking for ways to connect with your student and help them through the common struggle’s college students face, this session is for you! The ombuds for undergraduate students will discuss common issues students experience and how parents and family members can help guide their student to appropriate resources to resolve the concern. Friday, September 23, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Supporting Your Student’s Resilience

In this Family Weekend featured session, University Health Services staff will discuss the key concepts of the Resiliency Project. Families will learn how to support their student as they navigate their first year of college and help them understand how to manage the curve balls life throws their way. Friday, September 23, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. Russell House University Union 304.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Fraternity & Sorority Life

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, Fraternity & Sorority Life staff will discuss what families can expect from their student’s involvement in a fraternity or sorority. They will also discuss the leadership opportunities and the initiatives they coordinate for students to gain more experience in Fraternity & Sorority Life. Friday, September 23, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House Theater.

Family Weekend Featured Session: What You Need to Know About Your Student's Mental Health Needs

This session is designed to help parents and families better understand the challenges their students may face and how to encourage their student to take care of their mental and emotional needs.  Parents and families will come away with practical advice regarding how to support their student toward success and wellbeing using the supports and challenges of the college environment. Friday, September 23, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 304.

Family Weekend Featured Session:  Office of Pre-Professional & Graduate School Advising

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, the Office of Pre-Professional & Graduate School Advising staff will give information on how students can best prepare for continuing their education in medicine, health professions, law, and other graduate programs.  They will explain the importance of starting early, working with the OPPA staff, and the resources available for students hoping to continue their education. Friday, September 23, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Family Weekend: Rock the Roost

Join us for food and drinks featuring Cocky’s favorite comforts while we dance to the rockin’ sounds of the Reggie Sullivan Band. Get ready for a fun Friday night Family Weekend tradition!  All guests, including Carolina students, must have their Family Weekend wristband to enter Rock the Roost. This event is subject to change based on weather conditions. (You won't want to miss the guest appearance of Cocky!!). Friday, September 23, 2022, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Family Weekend Tailgate Party (times TBD - waiting on official game time)

Get excited for the football game against UNC-Charlotte at this traditional, Southern tailgate party! Visit with Cocky, Cocky’s parents and the cheerleaders, and listen to live music from the Carolina Marching Band. Enjoy tailgate food like barbecue, hot dogs, chicken fingers and more! Plenty of food and drinks will be available.  Please refer to the Football Fan Guide for game day and parking information, or take the shuttle to the game. (Walking directions from the shuttle drop-off point to the Tailgate Party is listed on the Family Weekend website and mobile app. Keep in mind that the walk from the shuttle drop-off to the Tailgate Party is approximately 1.1 miles.). We will have large feather flags along the path to help guide families towards the tailgate location.  Make sure to wear your Family Weekend wristband (and drink tickets, if applicable) and bring your football game tickets (electronic). All guests, including Carolina students, must have their Family Weekend wristband to enter the Tailgate… Saturday, September 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM. See event description for more details.

The Carolina Church Weekly Gathering

The Carolina Church weekly gathering. Admission Cost: N/A. Sunday, September 25, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

Julie Welch Doctoral Voice Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, September 26, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Black Business Student Association Welcome Meeting

This meeting will allow members to come meet the exec board, and learn more about the Black Business Student Association. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302.

Mengyu Song Doctoral Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Yuting Chen Doctoral Piano Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, September 26, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the UofSC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, September 26, 2022, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Farmers Market

Shop for fresh, locally-grown produce & a variety of South Carolina made products, right on the University of South Carolina campus. Visit the Healthy Carolina Farmers Market on Greene Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.— rain or shine. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

SG Voter Registration Drive

The midterm elections are coming up, and the voter registration deadline in many states is soon. Come register to vote, so you don't miss out on participating in our democracy this November! Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 01.

AAAS General Body Meeting

Since its creation, AAAS has held meetings on the 1st and 4th Tuesday of each month. The meetings have consistently been in the Russell House Theater. These meetings allow for students to form a community and talk to one another openly. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House Theater.

Judah Rendelman Senior Horn Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Jackson Roberson Doctoral Guitar Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Cuts and Conversations

Cuts and Conversations is a Barbershop Talk series for black men. The Brother 2 Brother Black Male Initiative (B2B) is designed to increase the value of community and foster brotherhood for Black men at the University of South Carolina. B2B aims to improve active participation, provide educationally enriched experience and increase retention of Black men.  Check out the website for more information. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

General Body Meetings

Latin American Student Organization's general body Meetings. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Sabor Latino - Hispanic Heritage Month Festival

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th to October 15th and the celebration is taking place right on Davis Field. Stop by after classes to enjoy free food, music, and arts & crafts. Come learn what the latinx community at USC has to offer and how you can be a part of it. Admission Cost: none. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage.

Ears Wide Open Concert

Location: TBD. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Wennie Liza Rodriguez Junior Voice Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Christopher McDonald Doctoral Lecture Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 232.

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Although the Intersection is always open to all, Q'afe is designed to be a consistent break for LGBTQ+ students. Check out the Q'afe website for more info and semester schedule. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

UofSC Concert Choir and University Chorus Concert

Location: Shandon Presbyterian Church. Admission Cost: TBD. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Mahari Freeman Doctoral Voice Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 30, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Cello Choir Concert

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Darla Moore School of Business 101 - Johnson Performance Hall.

Elizabeth Neff Cahill Graduate Voice Recital

Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.