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Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Monday, October 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Grief Support Group

The grieving process impacts all areas of daily life, often in ways no one ever anticipates. This group may benefit you if your journey through grief has included isolation from/difficulty relating to your peers, feeling like an emotional burden to your people, impaired academic performance, increased stress/anxiety, insomnia, numbness, anger, or questioning spiritual/existential meaning, Mondays 10:00-11:30, Tuesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

CCPL Recruitment

The Changing Carolina Peer Leaders are actively recruiting! Stop by our information table to learn more about the program and how you can apply! Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, October 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 02.

Information Table

Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 02.

Motivation, Procrastination, Focus and Other Academic Challenges in the Virtual Classroom

The goal of this group is to help you develop skills to battle procrastination, impulsivity, and bad habits. Themes will include: Self-discipline , Growth mindset , Maintaining focus , Accessing your motivation , Finding the path to success. , This group will benefit students who struggle with: Unhealthy perfectionism , Inconsistent motivation , Maintaining attention , Poor follow-through , Train yourself to be a better and more efficient learner! Mondays 11:00-12:30, Thursdays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. See event description for more details.

WUSC's Nightmare on Greene Street

Join WUSC as we kickoff our fall fundraiser with a Nightmare on Greene Street! Stop by our table to check out our merch, CDs, vinyl, and have a chance to win some spooky stuff along the way! Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, October 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

Developing Cultural Competence

Diversity isn’t just about race and ethnicity! This session will focus on increasing participants' level of understanding of the information needs of individuals who are considered “traditionally underserved.” Traditionally underserved populations include (but are not limited to) patrons who: have disabilities, are currently or formerly incarcerated, are English language learners, are homeless, are members of the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered community. During this session, we’ll discuss the components of cultural competence, learn principles of inclusion for all students, and articulate strategies that can be implemented in the classrooms in order to provide more effective outreach to underserved students.   This workshop is an elective session for a certificate of completion in Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE).   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, October 26, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM. See event description for more details.

SMART Recovery

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART Recovery) provides self-empowering, science-based mutual aid for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction.  The SMART Recovery approach centers on helping individuals enhance and maintain motivation to abstain from addictive behaviors, cope with urges, manage thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and cultivate lifestyle balance. This meeting is intended only for students who are in recovery, seeking recovery, or considering making a change in their substance use. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, October 26, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

COPE (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

This group is designed to teach the basic skills of cognitive behavior therapy and assist students with coping with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and change negative thinking that causes distress. Students can expect to increase understanding of their symptoms, identify and reduce unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, reduce distress using mindfulness and grounding techniques, and increase coping. How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Monday, October 26, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Best of Carolina 2021 Voting

Voting for Garnet Media Group's annual Best of Carolina publication is officially open now! Talk with our representative about how you can win GMG merch, gift cards and other giveaways just for sharing what you think is the best of our Carolina community! Submit your vote at garnetmedia.org/bestofcarolina! Admission Cost: None. Monday, October 26, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 02.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Sleep Well

Are you having trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Sleep Well meets for four sessions and is designed to help address any sleep concerns you may be experiencing through teaching the skills to help improve overall sleep quality, to help reset inconsistent sleep patterns, and help reduce the anxiety and frustration you may experience as a result of poor sleep. If you are struggling with any of the following, then this group may be a good fit for you: Racing thoughts when you’re trying to go to bed , Restless and active sleep , Waking multiple times and problems falling back asleep when you do , Inconsistent sleep patterns and poor sleep habits , Those interested in this group must complete a short survey assessing sleep quality and attend a 30-minute sleep consultation prior to starting the group. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Thursdays 11:00-12:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, October 26, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

DJ Dance Party ft. DJ iAM

Come join Dance Marathon & DJ iAM on October 26 from 6pm-8pm on the Russell House Patio! We will have merch for sale, some fun activities, a chance to learn more about DM, and a fun night of dancing! Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage.

QTPOC Affinity Group

Affinity Groups are facilitated by Affinity Group Leaders (AGL’s) and will meet regularly throughout the semester as determined by the AGL. Group topics may range from simple check-ins to discussions of relevant topics. QTPOC Affinity Group is designed as a caucus space for queer and trans people of color at UofSC. Check out the Affinity Group Website to get more information about the groups and also the weekly topics. Register on Garnet Gate, . Admission Cost: Free. Monday, October 26, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. See event description for more details.

UofSC Furthering Education Virtual Fair - Professional Health Schools and Graduate Programs

The UofSC Furthering Education Virtual Fair - Professional Health Schools and Graduate Programs will be held in Handshake. Students seeking information from professional health schools and graduate programs should attend.  , Visit the Career Center web page to register and view a full list of job fairs and events. Admission Cost: 0.00. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Easterseals Fundraiser

Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01.

Information Table

Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 04.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

The New Normal: Coping with Uncertainty and Change

The last six months have demanded we adapt and do so quickly. We’ve found ourselves facing unexpected changes, unprecedented losses, and unexpected redirections. This group aims to assist students in managing the anxiety of an uncertain future, negotiating change and transitions, and developing the coping strategies and personal strengths to be confident in the ability to grow and prosper under any conditions. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Wednesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

T-Time

This group is for students who identify as trans, gender fluid, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, or have a unique gender experience that may not be readily understood or supported by others. We aim to create a space where students can feel comfortable being their true selves and talk about the issues faced in all facets of daily life and transition. The group will have a supportive intent, with the knowledge that additional coping skills related to living in a biased society may be learned. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Fridays 1:30-3:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

10 Tips for Effectively Teaching International Students

The diversity in USC classrooms is rapidly increasing to include students from a range of countries and linguistic backgrounds. With all of the benefits that come from having a global classroom, there are challenges that are presented by this shift. As students try to succeed in a language that they do not natively speak and in a country where the cultural differences can be confusing and overwhelming, these challenges often come to light in the classroom. This session will give you 10 key tips for ensuring that your international students successfully learn the material and meet your expectations in the classroom. This workshop has been expanded to include tips for the online/hybrid delivery of coursework during the COVID-19 pandemic. , This workshop is an elective session for a certificate of completion in Fostering Proactive Learning Environments.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:40 AM – 12:55 PM. See event description for more details.

Lunch & Learn with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

What are the injustices and challenges facing women and non-binary students on today’s university campus? How can student organizations support the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities? Visit our online exhibition and learn how far we have come to achieve equal rights for all students, and then participate in a discussion with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs about what steps need to be taken to help justice prevail. This program will be available for students on Blackboard Collaborate.   This program is a part of the Justice Theme Semester in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Russell Underground Open House

Check out what's happening Underground! Looking for your next event space? Or do you just want to know what all the fuss is about? Come check out Russell House’s newest event space! Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 009 Russell Underground.

Daily Prayer Space

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Online Workshop: What’s Your Scholarly Presence?

Discover ways to develop an effective scholarly presence and to promote your research for maximum visibility and impact using ResearchGate, Google Scholar and other tools. We’ll discuss pre-publication considerations, practice techniques for promoting your work, and explore how to monitor your research impact. Presenter: Amie Freeman, Register now. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. University Libraries Virtual Event.

The Faculty Lounge @UofSC - From Equity Walk to Equity Talk

Diversity in Higher Ed (EDHE 739) Classroom Series, Fall 2020 Focus: Anti-Blackness in Higher Education, The Faculty Lounge @ UofSC, October 6th - Geography of Opportunity: Poverty, Place, and Educational Outcomes with Dr. William F. Tate IV, October 27th - From Equity Walk to Equity Talk with Dr. Tia McNair, November 10th - Plantation Politics & Campus Rebellions: Power, Diversity & the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education with Dr. Frank Tuitt, December 1st - Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property with Dr. Andre Perry  All sessions are being held via ZOOM and will be live streamed on SCETV via Youtube and Facebook. Please click on a date to register. Admission Cost: free. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Taming Your Worry

This group uses principles of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to allow students to start living life more fully.  This group will help you get a closer look at your worried mind and teach you skills to address your worry in a growth fostering way.  This group will also help you identify what is important to you and how to go about achieving your dreams while changing your perspective on anxiety.   Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Wednesdays 10:00-11:30. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Thrive

This group teaches specific skills to deal with life’s challenges. Do you… Feel like you struggle with managing your emotions? , Feel like you are ineffective in your relationships? , Ever think about harming yourself or have suicidal thoughts? , Engage in any behaviors that reduce the quality of your life? , Student’s participating in this group will learn how to be fully present in the moment, effectively manage emotions, handle distress without losing control or acting destructively, and improve relationships. Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Fridays 10:00-11:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Grief Support Group

The grieving process impacts all areas of daily life, often in ways no one ever anticipates. This group may benefit you if your journey through grief has included isolation from/difficulty relating to your peers, feeling like an emotional burden to your people, impaired academic performance, increased stress/anxiety, insomnia, numbness, anger, or questioning spiritual/existential meaning, Mondays 10:00-11:30, Tuesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

DEADLINE - Magellan Apprentice Application Submission

Magellan Apprentice recipients can receive up to $1,000 to help fund a research project, competing for this award with the submission of a research, scholarship, or creative project proposal developed in collaboration with their research mentor. More information and access to the REQUIRED pre-application video series can be found on the Magellan Apprentice webpage. This program is open to Capstone Scholars and Fellows in good standing from all campuses and all disciplines. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

DEADLINE - Magellan Mini-Grant Application Submission

Magellan Mini-Grant recipients can receive up to $1,000 to help fund a research project, competing for this award with the submission of a research, scholarship, or creative project proposal developed in collaboration with their research mentor. More information and access to the REQUIRED pre-application video series can be found on the Magellan Mini-Grant webpage. This program is open to ALL UofSC undergrads in good standing from all campuses and all disciplines. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Association of African-American Students Meeting

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Russell House Theater.

Carolina Productions Presents Pumpkin Painting!

Halloween is right around the corner! Get spooky with pumpkin painting and let Carolina Productions get you in the spirit! Details on Carolina Productions Garnet Gate page. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

LIVE STREAMING: Christopher McDonald Doctoral Guitar Recital

For our concert audiences Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our student recitals live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Mood & Food

This group is a safe space for those who struggle with issues related to food. Students who have body image issues, over-exercise, obsess about food and weight loss, overeat, binge, purge or restrict food are welcome in this group. The goal of this group is to help its members gain a deeper understanding of their struggles with food, and to help them develop new coping options and challenge old ideas. This group may not be appropriate for those who engage in excessive eating disorder behaviors.  Those interested must meet with a group facilitator for a 30-minute group screening before they can begin group.  Wednesdays 10:00-11:30, Thursdays 2:30-4:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Taming Your Worry

This group uses principles of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to allow students to start living life more fully.  This group will help you get a closer look at your worried mind and teach you skills to address your worry in a growth fostering way.  This group will also help you identify what is important to you and how to go about achieving your dreams while changing your perspective on anxiety.   Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Wednesdays 10:00-11:30. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Deliver: Teaching a Virtual Course

This webinar covers how to Deliver your virtual course for maximum impact. Join us to learn how to build rapport with students, foster a community of learners, provide meaningful feedback and prompt students toward thoughtful reflection on their learning experiences.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10:50 AM – 11:50 AM. See event description for more details.

Quantifying Neighborhood-Level Social Determinants of Health and Risk Landscapes

Register: This free seminar will be held via Zoom. You may register here https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D7977Zh9RPaRM8UO5E48LA, Event Description: Associations between social and neighborhood characteristics and health outcomes are well known but remain poorly understood owing to complex, multidimensional factors that vary across geographic space. Growing interest in quantifying social determinants of health (SDOH) at a small-area resolution must account for such complexity. In a recent cross-sectional study, a Kolak-led team developed multidimensional SDOH indices and a regional typology of the continental U.S. at a small-area level using dimension reduction and clustering machine learning techniques, spatializing results at each stage. Four SDOH indices accounted for 71% of the variance across all census tracts. The neighborhood typology of extreme poverty, which is of greatest concern to health care practitioners and policy advocates, comprised only 9.6% of all tracts characterized small… Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Trauma 101, part 1

The following topics are covered in this virtual 3-part workshop series: how trauma impacts the brain, barriers in dealing with it, and coping skills for survivors and supporters alike. Part 1 covers the impact of trauma on the brain. The series is open to faculty, staff, and students, and attendance at all three is NOT mandatory. Email Shannon Nix at nixs2@mailbox.sc.edu for the Zoom link and password. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Turning Point USA Tabling

Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 03.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

Daily Prayer Space

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Queer in Quarantine

When campus closed unexpectedly in March 2020, UofSC students were told to go home, but what happens when home is not safe? For many of our queer students, going home has meant effectively going back into the closet. Whether you’ve returned to a homophobic family/community, lost access to gender-affirming medical treatment, or are struggling to stay connected to your queer community, this group is a space where you can process these experiences with humans who understand.  Wednesdays 1:00-2:30  Thursdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Entering Mentoring: Aligning Expectations

One of the most critical elements of the mentor-mentee relationship is having a shared understanding of what the objectives of the relationship are. When challenges arise in the relationship, it is likely because there has been a misunderstanding about what the expected objectives of the relationship are. Additionally, relationships and their expectations change over time as the mentee grows, meaning that frequent and consistent adjustment of the expectations of mentors and mentees is required to for mentorship to be successful.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 2:20 PM – 3:35 PM. See event description for more details.

Russell Underground Open House

Check out what's happening Underground! Looking for your next event space? Or do you just want to know what all the fuss is about? Come check out Russell House’s newest event space! Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:15 PM. Russell House University Union 009 Russell Underground.

Stronger Together

This group aims to create a safe and secure environment for women survivors of sexual abuse and/or assault. It hopes to provide support and increased coping skills for group members who may be struggling with current relationships, sexuality, self-esteem or other issues. Wednesdays 3:00-4:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. See event description for more details.

The New Normal: Coping with Uncertainty and Change

The last six months have demanded we adapt and do so quickly. We’ve found ourselves facing unexpected changes, unprecedented losses, and unexpected redirections. This group aims to assist students in managing the anxiety of an uncertain future, negotiating change and transitions, and developing the coping strategies and personal strengths to be confident in the ability to grow and prosper under any conditions. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Wednesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Best of Carolina 2021 Voting

Voting for Garnet Media Group's annual Best of Carolina publication is officially open now! Talk with our representative about how you can win GMG merch, gift cards and other giveaways just for sharing what you think is the best of our Carolina community! Submit your vote at garnetmedia.org/bestofcarolina! Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 02.

Getting Started with Udall

Sophomores and Juniors: The Udall Scholarship offers $7,000 to sophomores and juniors with a commitment to the environment, or to Native Americans and Alaskan Natives in fields related to healthcare, the environment, or tribal public policy! Join us live October 28 at 4 PM via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to learn more about this scholarship. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Fall for UofSC Law: Alumni Panel

The University of South Carolina  School of Law invites you to hear from School of Law alumni as they discuss their profession, career paths, and advice on attending law school. This virtual event provides an opportunity to learn of the many benefits of a J.D. from the UofSC School of Law, and a chance to engage with attorneys who are leaders in their fields. The virtual panel will be held via Blackboard Collaborate and is free to attend. Interested students can register to attend via this link. Please contact the Office of Admissions at (803) 777-6605 if you have any questions. Admission Cost: Free to attend. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Student Senate Meeting

The Student Senate convenes to advocate, address, and deliberate campus matters effecting UofSC students. All students are invited to tune in to the meetings by following this link. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Russell House Theater.

All Recovery

All Recovery meetings are based on the idea that there are great benefits to bringing people together from multiple recovery pathways. This meeting honors all pathways to recovery, acknowledging that each person’s path is unique and reflects their personal strengths. These meetings are an opportunity for social support that focuses on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle. This is CLOSED meeting, intended only for UofSC students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery, seeking recovery, and/or impacted by addiction in their relationships.  Please visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. See event description for more details.

An Evening in the Kitchen with Antoni Porowski

HONEY! You do not want to miss Queer Eye's Antoni give a virtual cooking tutorial! Don't worry, only the finest of ingredient will be used! Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Online Event: Fall Literary Festival - George Singleton

Great writers, readers, fans and friends will gather on three Wednesday nights this October for the Fall Literary Festival at the University of South Carolina. Now in its twenty-first year, the festival continues to bring unique and inspiring writing voices to campus. This year, the festival welcomes the celebrated poet Nikky Finney, children’s book author and artist Kelly Starling Lyons, and novelist and short story writer George Singleton. They are part of a tradition that has brought more than 60 award-winning authors to campus for readings, book signings and other events – all free and open to the community. The festival is a partnership between University of South Carolina Libraries and the Department of English, supported by the generous legacy of Libraries’ friend Dorothy B. Smith. Mrs. Smith was a lifelong book lover who wanted to share her passion with others. The festival is just one of many university programs she and her family make possible. This year, for the first time, the festival goes… Admission Cost: free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. University Libraries Virtual Event.

SAVVY Biweekly meetings

SAVVY is a multicultural organization focused on the empowerment of women. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Turning Point USA Weekly Meeting

Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom A.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Mulivariate Spatial Data Analysis in GeoDa Workshop

Register: This workshop is free and will take place over Zoom. You may register here, https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4XiFRwMkTbS7uwwq_P0wZw, About the Workshop: Spatial data analysis and multivariate applications are increasingly needed to address complex, geographically correlated phenomena. This workshop will cover spatial data handling in GeoDa, exploratory spatial data basics of areal data (eg. choropleth maps, parallel coordinate plots, etc), and some advanced multivariate analysis. Participants will conduct a principal component analysis and k-means cluster analysis with spatial data, mapping outcomes at each stage for additional exploration and understanding of regional dynamics. We will use relevant social determinants of health variables for the continental U.S. using 2018 5-year average Census data, and calculate US-wide multidimensional indices and neighborhood typologies at the census tract scale. Participants should download GeoDa prior to the workshop (free and available for… Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

SMART Recovery Family and Friends

Addiction affects the whole family. Meetings for students affected by a loved one's addiction provide education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way.  Please visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. See event description for more details.

Surviving Solitude

One of the seemingly universal experiences to come out of this pandemic is the distress/discomfort related to extended isolation. The ways solitude and loneliness can negatively impact mood and daily functioning are myriad and many of us are experiencing them for the first time. The good news is that being with other people is not the only path to thriving in isolation. This group will focus on exploring ways to find significance and meaning when alone and happiness/satisfaction in your own company. Thursdays 10:00-11:30  Fridays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Sleep Well

Are you having trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Sleep Well meets for four sessions and is designed to help address any sleep concerns you may be experiencing through teaching the skills to help improve overall sleep quality, to help reset inconsistent sleep patterns, and help reduce the anxiety and frustration you may experience as a result of poor sleep. If you are struggling with any of the following, then this group may be a good fit for you: Racing thoughts when you’re trying to go to bed , Restless and active sleep , Waking multiple times and problems falling back asleep when you do , Inconsistent sleep patterns and poor sleep habits , Those interested in this group must complete a short survey assessing sleep quality and attend a 30-minute sleep consultation prior to starting the group. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Thursdays 11:00-12:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

Inclusive Excellence at UofSC

Come develop a deeper understanding of inclusive excellence and why it is central not only to how we prepare students to lead, but also to how we engage all members of our USC community. Learn about the ways in which the Office of Diversity and Inclusion seeks to operationalize inclusive excellence, as well as how we intend to use our equity and inclusion strategy to track the University’s effectiveness in four primary areas: compositional diversity, achievement, engagement and inclusion.   This workshop is a required workshop for the Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:40 AM – 12:55 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Motivation, Procrastination, Focus and Other Academic Challenges in the Virtual Classroom

The goal of this group is to help you develop skills to battle procrastination, impulsivity, and bad habits. Themes will include: Self-discipline , Growth mindset , Maintaining focus , Accessing your motivation , Finding the path to success. , This group will benefit students who struggle with: Unhealthy perfectionism , Inconsistent motivation , Maintaining attention , Poor follow-through , Train yourself to be a better and more efficient learner! Mondays 11:00-12:30, Thursdays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Mood & Food

This group is a safe space for those who struggle with issues related to food. Students who have body image issues, over-exercise, obsess about food and weight loss, overeat, binge, purge or restrict food are welcome in this group. The goal of this group is to help its members gain a deeper understanding of their struggles with food, and to help them develop new coping options and challenge old ideas. This group may not be appropriate for those who engage in excessive eating disorder behaviors.  Those interested must meet with a group facilitator for a 30-minute group screening before they can begin group.  Wednesdays 10:00-11:30, Thursdays 2:30-4:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

"Ho"cus Pocus CCPL Sex and Relationships Pre-Game

Start trick or treating early with Changing Carolina Peer Leaders.  There will be a buffet of safer sex supplies and information (along with social distancing and plenty of hand sanitizer). Admission Cost: None. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio Space 01.

COPE (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

This group is designed to teach the basic skills of cognitive behavior therapy and assist students with coping with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and change negative thinking that causes distress. Students can expect to increase understanding of their symptoms, identify and reduce unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, reduce distress using mindfulness and grounding techniques, and increase coping. How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

General Body Meeting

Join us at our weekly meetings for Carolina Rotaract, where we discuss our upcoming community service projects, professional development, and social events! Admission Cost: None. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Q'afe: Weekly LGBTQ+ Socials

RSVP on Garnet Gate, Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Q'afe Website: Check out the OMSA website for a full list of activities. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

TableTop Gaming

Join us and meet new people for a night of board games and card games in a safe, fun, and friendly environment! RSVP on Garnet Gate to join. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom B.

InterVarsity Women's Smallgroup

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Cockapella Rehearsal

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

Thursday After Dark - UofSCream

Link to event:  https://garnetgate.sa.sc.edu/event/6406275, Do you dare to be scared?! The Blatt PE Center has been turned into a haunted house (thought, it's already pretty scary)! Come with your friends to get scared and have some Halloween fun this Thursday! Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM. See event description for more details.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Friday, October 30, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

New Faculty Academy: Career Development - Preparing for Promotion and/or Tenure

This workshop is designed to facilitate faculty members’ ability to achieve success in their careers and provide an overview of the necessary preparation needed to apply for reappointment and/or promotion to tenure.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, October 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. See event description for more details.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Friday, October 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Recovery Yoga/Recovery Dharma

This meeting will alternate between Recovery Yoga and Recovery Dharma.  Recovery Yoga is a yoga class open for everyone to attend.  A Gamecock Recovery student and licensed yoga instructor leads the class that includes a series of yoga poses and ends with a discussion tied to recovery and well-being.  Recovery Dharma is a peer-led, grass-roots, democratically-structured organization. The mission is to support individuals on their path of recovery from addiction using Buddhist practices and principles. The Gamecock Recovery Meeting of Recovery Dharma at the University of South Carolina is a local meeting, sponsored and hosted by the Gamecock Recovery organization, to bring this approach to recovery to the university community. To attend this meeting, please register for the zoom registration link at sc.edu/sape/recovery.  You can also attend in person at the C.A.L.M. Oasis in The Center for Health and Well-Being.  If in person, you must complete a COVID screening upon entering the Center for Health and… Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. See event description for more details.

Thrive

This group teaches specific skills to deal with life’s challenges. Do you… Feel like you struggle with managing your emotions? , Feel like you are ineffective in your relationships? , Ever think about harming yourself or have suicidal thoughts? , Engage in any behaviors that reduce the quality of your life? , Student’s participating in this group will learn how to be fully present in the moment, effectively manage emotions, handle distress without losing control or acting destructively, and improve relationships. Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Fridays 10:00-11:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, October 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

PLAY YOUR PART - VOTE! Be a part of the great American song of Democracy!

11:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Greene Street in front of Russell House (face coverings and social distancing), Student ensembles and solo music students use music to encourage participation in democracy. Join the School of Music on Greene Street for pop-up concerts throughout the day celebrating the right to let our voices be heard. Enjoy the music. Play your part. Vote! Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Play Your Part – VOTE!

Be a part of the great American song of Democracy! Join the School of Music on Greene Street for pop-up concerts throughout the day celebrating the right to let our voices be heard.  Enjoy the music. Play your part. Vote! Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM. Greene Street Preston Side.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

Dean's Racial Literacy Series: Front Stage and Backstage Racism and Why it Matters

Join us on Zoom for the third installment of the Dean's Racial Literacy Series featuring Dr. Spencer Platt.  To register, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAodeGsrTkqGdfxhSvQQunnFhgtf6BM0WyI. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Fall Yoga Friday with CCPL

Join the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders (CCPLs) in a free yoga class out on Davis Field. It's good for your wellness and your finances. Learn about other wellness programs, including financial wellness and goal setting strategies. Interested in joining CCPL? Learn more from current CCPLs after yoga! Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Surviving Solitude

One of the seemingly universal experiences to come out of this pandemic is the distress/discomfort related to extended isolation. The ways solitude and loneliness can negatively impact mood and daily functioning are myriad and many of us are experiencing them for the first time. The good news is that being with other people is not the only path to thriving in isolation. This group will focus on exploring ways to find significance and meaning when alone and happiness/satisfaction in your own company. Thursdays 10:00-11:30  Fridays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. See event description for more details.

T-Time

This group is for students who identify as trans, gender fluid, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, or have a unique gender experience that may not be readily understood or supported by others. We aim to create a space where students can feel comfortable being their true selves and talk about the issues faced in all facets of daily life and transition. The group will have a supportive intent, with the knowledge that additional coping skills related to living in a biased society may be learned. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Fridays 1:30-3:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

ARISE

ARISE features members from Gamecock Recovery and the community sharing their personal stories about addiction and recovery. The series is designed to provide a platform for their voices to share a message of hope to those in recovery and seeking recovery. The series is also open to those interested in learning more about the implications of addiction and bear witness to the power of recovery. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to register. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Best of Carolina 2021 Voting

Voting for Garnet Media Group's annual Best of Carolina publication is officially open now! Talk with our representative about how you can win GMG merch, gift cards and other giveaways just for sharing what you think is the best of our Carolina community! Submit your vote at garnetmedia.org/bestofcarolina! Admission Cost: None. Friday, October 30, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle Space 02.

LIVE STREAMING: Ramelle Brooks Doctoral Voice Recital

For our concert audiences Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our student recitals live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Frida Friday: Origami

ITS SPOOKY SEASON! Celebrate Halloween by dressing up in your favorite costume and making Halloween themed origami in the Russell House Ballroom! Friday, October 30, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

LIVE STREAMING: Isabel Ong Doctoral Violin Recital

For our concert audiences Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our student recitals live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Service Saturday

Come out and serve the local Columbia community with your fellow Gamecocks. Service Saturday is a monthly service day where volunteers can choose from a range of service sites. With your transportation and lunch provided, you'll enjoy your service even more! Admission Cost: 0. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side.

OREC Congaree National Park Hike

Come hike in South Carolina's only National Park! Join ORec trip leaders as we hike into the interior of the park known for its very large trees and ancient forests. Located about 30 minutes from campus, this hike will take you into one of the largest wilderness areas in our region and give you a great place to adventure in the future. Physical distancing and masks will be required throughout the trip.  Can't wait to see you out there! Questions? Email outdoors@mailbox.sc.edu. Admission Cost: $15. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Columbia - See event details for location.

Southern Exposure - A Tribute to Richard Greener

A Tribute to Richard Greener with works by Valerie Coleman and Jeff Scott, performed by UofSC faculty, with special guests Kendrick Williams (baritone) and Isaiah Hogue (narrator). UofSC wind and string faculty bring the ever-relevant words and ideas of the university’s first African American professor to life again in a special outdoor concert.  Scott’s “A Pioneer’s Opus” and Coleman’s “Glory” were premiered at the UofSC School of Music in April of 2018 as a part of celebrations inaugurating the unveiling of the Richard Greener statue. , The safety of our audience and performers is paramount and will be ensured through outdoor performances, social distancing, mandatory face coverings and limited audience sizes. Location: Russell House Patio Stage, Reserve your seat here. Admission Cost: Free. Sunday, November 1, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Alpha Sigma Phi Information Session

Admission Cost: FREE. Sunday, November 1, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House Theater.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, November 2, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Day of the Dead Ofrenda

En medio de cambios inesperados, tal vez no podamos comprender ni lidiar los dolores. Ya sea que hayamos perdido a seres queridos, hitos importantes, un sentido de comunidad o una parte de nuestra identidad, los rituales de duelo son una forma de sanar. In a year full of unexpected change, many of us are struggling to understand and deal with our grief. Whether we've lost loved ones, important milestones, a sense of community, or a piece of your identity, grieving rituals are one way of beginning to heal. Visit the traditional Day of the Dead altar, where members of the UofSC community can participate by sharing a prayer, lighting a candle, or bringing a memento to place as an offering for their lost loved ones. Altar courtesy of Palmetto Luna Arts. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, November 2, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Monday, November 2, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Grief Support Group

The grieving process impacts all areas of daily life, often in ways no one ever anticipates. This group may benefit you if your journey through grief has included isolation from/difficulty relating to your peers, feeling like an emotional burden to your people, impaired academic performance, increased stress/anxiety, insomnia, numbness, anger, or questioning spiritual/existential meaning, Mondays 10:00-11:30, Tuesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, November 2, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Motivation, Procrastination, Focus and Other Academic Challenges in the Virtual Classroom

The goal of this group is to help you develop skills to battle procrastination, impulsivity, and bad habits. Themes will include: Self-discipline , Growth mindset , Maintaining focus , Accessing your motivation , Finding the path to success. , This group will benefit students who struggle with: Unhealthy perfectionism , Inconsistent motivation , Maintaining attention , Poor follow-through , Train yourself to be a better and more efficient learner! Mondays 11:00-12:30, Thursdays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, November 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. See event description for more details.

SMART Recovery

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART Recovery) provides self-empowering, science-based mutual aid for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction.  The SMART Recovery approach centers on helping individuals enhance and maintain motivation to abstain from addictive behaviors, cope with urges, manage thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and cultivate lifestyle balance. This meeting is intended only for students who are in recovery, seeking recovery, or considering making a change in their substance use. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, November 2, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

COPE (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

This group is designed to teach the basic skills of cognitive behavior therapy and assist students with coping with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and change negative thinking that causes distress. Students can expect to increase understanding of their symptoms, identify and reduce unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, reduce distress using mindfulness and grounding techniques, and increase coping. How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, November 2, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Monday, November 2, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, November 2, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Sleep Well

Are you having trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Sleep Well meets for four sessions and is designed to help address any sleep concerns you may be experiencing through teaching the skills to help improve overall sleep quality, to help reset inconsistent sleep patterns, and help reduce the anxiety and frustration you may experience as a result of poor sleep. If you are struggling with any of the following, then this group may be a good fit for you: Racing thoughts when you’re trying to go to bed , Restless and active sleep , Waking multiple times and problems falling back asleep when you do , Inconsistent sleep patterns and poor sleep habits , Those interested in this group must complete a short survey assessing sleep quality and attend a 30-minute sleep consultation prior to starting the group. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Thursdays 11:00-12:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Monday, November 2, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

LIVE STREAMING: Adam Thornton Senior Horn Recital

Admission Cost: Free. Monday, November 2, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

LIVE STREAMING: Coleman Wright Senior Saxophone Recital

For our concert audiences Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our student recitals live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, November 2, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Monet Monday - DIY Campaign Button

Get your creative juices flowing and design your own decorative button at this DIY event! Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, November 2, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

LIVE STREAMING: Shu-Jung and Yanting Wang Doctoral Piano Recital

For our concert audiences Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our student recitals live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, November 2, 2020, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Day of the Dead Ofrenda

En medio de cambios inesperados, tal vez no podamos comprender ni lidiar los dolores. Ya sea que hayamos perdido a seres queridos, hitos importantes, un sentido de comunidad o una parte de nuestra identidad, los rituales de duelo son una forma de sanar. In a year full of unexpected change, many of us are struggling to understand and deal with our grief. Whether we've lost loved ones, important milestones, a sense of community, or a piece of your identity, grieving rituals are one way of beginning to heal. Visit the traditional Day of the Dead altar, where members of the UofSC community can participate by sharing a prayer, lighting a candle, or bringing a memento to place as an offering for their lost loved ones. Altar courtesy of Palmetto Luna Arts. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. See event description for more details.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

The New Normal: Coping with Uncertainty and Change

The last six months have demanded we adapt and do so quickly. We’ve found ourselves facing unexpected changes, unprecedented losses, and unexpected redirections. This group aims to assist students in managing the anxiety of an uncertain future, negotiating change and transitions, and developing the coping strategies and personal strengths to be confident in the ability to grow and prosper under any conditions. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Wednesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

T-Time

This group is for students who identify as trans, gender fluid, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, or have a unique gender experience that may not be readily understood or supported by others. We aim to create a space where students can feel comfortable being their true selves and talk about the issues faced in all facets of daily life and transition. The group will have a supportive intent, with the knowledge that additional coping skills related to living in a biased society may be learned. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Fridays 1:30-3:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Online Workshop: Creating Digital Projects: Scalar

Technology has allowed for scholarship to be created and shared in new and exciting ways. In the first half of this session, you’ll learn to create plans for digital projects, identify platforms and web hosting, and discover tools to bring your research to life on the web. The second half of this session will concentrate on Scalar, an open-source authoring and publishing platform. Presenter: Amie Freeman, Register here. . Admission Cost: free. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. University Libraries Virtual Event.

Daily Prayer Space

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Taming Your Worry

This group uses principles of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to allow students to start living life more fully.  This group will help you get a closer look at your worried mind and teach you skills to address your worry in a growth fostering way.  This group will also help you identify what is important to you and how to go about achieving your dreams while changing your perspective on anxiety.   Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Wednesdays 10:00-11:30. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Thrive

This group teaches specific skills to deal with life’s challenges. Do you… Feel like you struggle with managing your emotions? , Feel like you are ineffective in your relationships? , Ever think about harming yourself or have suicidal thoughts? , Engage in any behaviors that reduce the quality of your life? , Student’s participating in this group will learn how to be fully present in the moment, effectively manage emotions, handle distress without losing control or acting destructively, and improve relationships. Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Fridays 10:00-11:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Grief Support Group

The grieving process impacts all areas of daily life, often in ways no one ever anticipates. This group may benefit you if your journey through grief has included isolation from/difficulty relating to your peers, feeling like an emotional burden to your people, impaired academic performance, increased stress/anxiety, insomnia, numbness, anger, or questioning spiritual/existential meaning, Mondays 10:00-11:30, Tuesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Brothers of Nubian Decent Weekly Meeting

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Day of the Dead Ofrenda

En medio de cambios inesperados, tal vez no podamos comprender ni lidiar los dolores. Ya sea que hayamos perdido a seres queridos, hitos importantes, un sentido de comunidad o una parte de nuestra identidad, los rituales de duelo son una forma de sanar. In a year full of unexpected change, many of us are struggling to understand and deal with our grief. Whether we've lost loved ones, important milestones, a sense of community, or a piece of your identity, grieving rituals are one way of beginning to heal. Visit the traditional Day of the Dead altar, where members of the UofSC community can participate by sharing a prayer, lighting a candle, or bringing a memento to place as an offering for their lost loved ones. Altar courtesy of Palmetto Luna Arts. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Mood & Food

This group is a safe space for those who struggle with issues related to food. Students who have body image issues, over-exercise, obsess about food and weight loss, overeat, binge, purge or restrict food are welcome in this group. The goal of this group is to help its members gain a deeper understanding of their struggles with food, and to help them develop new coping options and challenge old ideas. This group may not be appropriate for those who engage in excessive eating disorder behaviors.  Those interested must meet with a group facilitator for a 30-minute group screening before they can begin group.  Wednesdays 10:00-11:30, Thursdays 2:30-4:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Taming Your Worry

This group uses principles of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to allow students to start living life more fully.  This group will help you get a closer look at your worried mind and teach you skills to address your worry in a growth fostering way.  This group will also help you identify what is important to you and how to go about achieving your dreams while changing your perspective on anxiety.   Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Wednesdays 10:00-11:30. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Hip Hop Wednesday

Students, faculty, and staff gather on Greene St once a month to take part in UofSC's premier day party! Our professional DJ spins new and old school hip-hop music. Bring a mask, a commitment to safety and your dopest dance moves! Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

International Stress Awareness Day

Join the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders to learn about strategies to cope your stress on International Stress Awareness Day! Admission Cost: $0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio Space 01.

Turning Point USA Tabling

Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 2.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

New UofSC Experience Extended Transcript Documents Experiential and Co-curricular Learning

Have you seen the new extended transcript for UofSC students? Are you interested in learning more about how this extended transcript can enhance students’ university experience both during and beyond their time at UofSC? If you teach an ELO-designated course, you have received requests to provide additional information about your students’ experiences – in this session, you will see how that information is made available to students. Students now have online access to their My UofSC Experience records, which include records of their engagement in Experiential Learning Opportunities, as well as student-specific information such as the name of their employer during an internship, or the research topic they explored in an undergraduate research experience. Participants will see a demonstration of how students can access their My UofSC Experience online records and discuss how to use that information for education planning and reflection on learning. A student’s validated extended transcript, UofSC Experience,… Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Queer in Quarantine

When campus closed unexpectedly in March 2020, UofSC students were told to go home, but what happens when home is not safe? For many of our queer students, going home has meant effectively going back into the closet. Whether you’ve returned to a homophobic family/community, lost access to gender-affirming medical treatment, or are struggling to stay connected to your queer community, this group is a space where you can process these experiences with humans who understand.  Wednesdays 1:00-2:30  Thursdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Stronger Together

This group aims to create a safe and secure environment for women survivors of sexual abuse and/or assault. It hopes to provide support and increased coping skills for group members who may be struggling with current relationships, sexuality, self-esteem or other issues. Wednesdays 3:00-4:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. See event description for more details.

The New Normal: Coping with Uncertainty and Change

The last six months have demanded we adapt and do so quickly. We’ve found ourselves facing unexpected changes, unprecedented losses, and unexpected redirections. This group aims to assist students in managing the anxiety of an uncertain future, negotiating change and transitions, and developing the coping strategies and personal strengths to be confident in the ability to grow and prosper under any conditions. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Wednesdays 3:30-5:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Applying for the NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Sophomores: The NOAA Hollings Scholarship offers $28,000 to sophomores studying fields that support NOAA's programs and mission. Includes a paid summer internship with a NOAA facility. Join us live November 4 at 4 PM via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to learn more about this scholarship. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Student Senate Meeting

The Student Senate convenes to advocate, address, and deliberate campus matters effecting UofSC students. All students are invited to tune in to the meetings by following this link. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Russell House Theater.

All Recovery

All Recovery meetings are based on the idea that there are great benefits to bringing people together from multiple recovery pathways. This meeting honors all pathways to recovery, acknowledging that each person’s path is unique and reflects their personal strengths. These meetings are an opportunity for social support that focuses on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle. This is CLOSED meeting, intended only for UofSC students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery, seeking recovery, and/or impacted by addiction in their relationships.  Please visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Make It/Take It - Sand Art

Looking for a cute ornament for your desk? Do some throwback arts and crafts with Carolina Productions and make sand art with us in the Russell House Ballroom! Go to our Garnet Gate page for more info! Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

SAVVY Biweekly meetings

SAVVY is a multicultural organization focused on the empowerment of women. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Turning Point USA Weekly Meeting

Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom C.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Day of the Dead Ofrenda

En medio de cambios inesperados, tal vez no podamos comprender ni lidiar los dolores. Ya sea que hayamos perdido a seres queridos, hitos importantes, un sentido de comunidad o una parte de nuestra identidad, los rituales de duelo son una forma de sanar. In a year full of unexpected change, many of us are struggling to understand and deal with our grief. Whether we've lost loved ones, important milestones, a sense of community, or a piece of your identity, grieving rituals are one way of beginning to heal. Visit the traditional Day of the Dead altar, where members of the UofSC community can participate by sharing a prayer, lighting a candle, or bringing a memento to place as an offering for their lost loved ones. Altar courtesy of Palmetto Luna Arts. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

SMART Recovery Family and Friends

Addiction affects the whole family. Meetings for students affected by a loved one's addiction provide education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way.  Please visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. See event description for more details.

Surviving Solitude

One of the seemingly universal experiences to come out of this pandemic is the distress/discomfort related to extended isolation. The ways solitude and loneliness can negatively impact mood and daily functioning are myriad and many of us are experiencing them for the first time. The good news is that being with other people is not the only path to thriving in isolation. This group will focus on exploring ways to find significance and meaning when alone and happiness/satisfaction in your own company. Thursdays 10:00-11:30  Fridays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Sleep Well

Are you having trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Sleep Well meets for four sessions and is designed to help address any sleep concerns you may be experiencing through teaching the skills to help improve overall sleep quality, to help reset inconsistent sleep patterns, and help reduce the anxiety and frustration you may experience as a result of poor sleep. If you are struggling with any of the following, then this group may be a good fit for you: Racing thoughts when you’re trying to go to bed , Restless and active sleep , Waking multiple times and problems falling back asleep when you do , Inconsistent sleep patterns and poor sleep habits , Those interested in this group must complete a short survey assessing sleep quality and attend a 30-minute sleep consultation prior to starting the group. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Thursdays 11:00-12:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

Diversity Matters: The Illusion of Solidarity: Why the term BIPOC can be problematic

The Illusion of Solidarity: Why the term BIPOC can be problematic, This session will discuss how black people are ignored in discussions of people of color, proximity to whiteness, and how collectivity advances some minority groups while overlooking the challenges and struggles of black people.   Register here: https://bit.ly/omsaprodev. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Motivation, Procrastination, Focus and Other Academic Challenges in the Virtual Classroom

The goal of this group is to help you develop skills to battle procrastination, impulsivity, and bad habits. Themes will include: Self-discipline , Growth mindset , Maintaining focus , Accessing your motivation , Finding the path to success. , This group will benefit students who struggle with: Unhealthy perfectionism , Inconsistent motivation , Maintaining attention , Poor follow-through , Train yourself to be a better and more efficient learner! Mondays 11:00-12:30, Thursdays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

How to Engage Students in Writing That Demonstrates Critical Thinking

In the final workshop of this series, Dr. Garriott will share some strategies for motivating students to write to demonstrate critical thinking. In small groups, participants will begin to write assignments that apply one or more of the strategies presented in the workshop.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM. See event description for more details.

Mood & Food

This group is a safe space for those who struggle with issues related to food. Students who have body image issues, over-exercise, obsess about food and weight loss, overeat, binge, purge or restrict food are welcome in this group. The goal of this group is to help its members gain a deeper understanding of their struggles with food, and to help them develop new coping options and challenge old ideas. This group may not be appropriate for those who engage in excessive eating disorder behaviors.  Those interested must meet with a group facilitator for a 30-minute group screening before they can begin group.  Wednesdays 10:00-11:30, Thursdays 2:30-4:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. See event description for more details.

COPE (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

This group is designed to teach the basic skills of cognitive behavior therapy and assist students with coping with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and change negative thinking that causes distress. Students can expect to increase understanding of their symptoms, identify and reduce unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, reduce distress using mindfulness and grounding techniques, and increase coping. How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Carolina Community Coalition Meeting

United to nurture a safe environment on our campus, the Carolina Community Coalition works together to identify strategies to reduce high risk behavior and promote a healthy campus and community. Meetings are the first Thursday of each month on Zoom and focus on a specific topic each month. Please register in advance using this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpd-ivqTkoHtNNSMDjsEQiVuMVGqR8rSGR. Admission Cost: none. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

General Body Meeting

Join us at our weekly meetings for Carolina Rotaract, where we discuss our upcoming community service projects, professional development, and social events! Admission Cost: None. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Q'afe: Weekly LGBTQ+ Socials

RSVP on Garnet Gate, Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Q'afe Website: Check out the OMSA website for a full list of activities. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

InterVarsity Women's Smallgroup

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Gamecock Entertainment presents Thursday After Dark - Escape Room

Do you have what it takes to escape? Join TAD through the link on Garnet Gate for a virtual escape room adventure. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Cockapella Rehearsal

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

Fight the Flu!

Flu Shots Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Health and Well-Being Rooms 217, 219 By Appointment Only This year's flu shots will look a little different due to COVID-19. To make sure we can maintain physical distancing, the health center will require students, faculty and staff to make an appointment for their flu shot. Schedule your flu shot appointment: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/about/news-publications/flu/. Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Student Leadership Advisory Group

Student leaders are invited to participate in a Student Leadership Advisory Group virtual meeting led by Dr. Anna Edwards, Associate Vice President for Student Life. This meeting brings students together to  discuss relevant topics impacting the student experience at Carolina. Invited students will receive the meeting link after RSVPing through Garnet Gate. . Admission Cost: $0. Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. See event description for more details.

Day of the Dead Ofrenda

En medio de cambios inesperados, tal vez no podamos comprender ni lidiar los dolores. Ya sea que hayamos perdido a seres queridos, hitos importantes, un sentido de comunidad o una parte de nuestra identidad, los rituales de duelo son una forma de sanar. In a year full of unexpected change, many of us are struggling to understand and deal with our grief. Whether we've lost loved ones, important milestones, a sense of community, or a piece of your identity, grieving rituals are one way of beginning to heal. Visit the traditional Day of the Dead altar, where members of the UofSC community can participate by sharing a prayer, lighting a candle, or bringing a memento to place as an offering for their lost loved ones. Altar courtesy of Palmetto Luna Arts. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

SAFE COVID Testing - Davis Field ll

FREE COVID Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC STUDENTS ONLY, If you are a student with COVID symptoms, please make an testing appointment with Student Health Services here. Friday, November 6, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Recovery Yoga/Recovery Dharma

This meeting will alternate between Recovery Yoga and Recovery Dharma.  Recovery Yoga is a yoga class open for everyone to attend.  A Gamecock Recovery student and licensed yoga instructor leads the class that includes a series of yoga poses and ends with a discussion tied to recovery and well-being.  Recovery Dharma is a peer-led, grass-roots, democratically-structured organization. The mission is to support individuals on their path of recovery from addiction using Buddhist practices and principles. The Gamecock Recovery Meeting of Recovery Dharma at the University of South Carolina is a local meeting, sponsored and hosted by the Gamecock Recovery organization, to bring this approach to recovery to the university community. To attend this meeting, please register for the zoom registration link at sc.edu/sape/recovery.  You can also attend in person at the C.A.L.M. Oasis in The Center for Health and Well-Being.  If in person, you must complete a COVID screening upon entering the Center for Health and… Admission Cost: Free. Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. See event description for more details.

Thrive

This group teaches specific skills to deal with life’s challenges. Do you… Feel like you struggle with managing your emotions? , Feel like you are ineffective in your relationships? , Ever think about harming yourself or have suicidal thoughts? , Engage in any behaviors that reduce the quality of your life? , Student’s participating in this group will learn how to be fully present in the moment, effectively manage emotions, handle distress without losing control or acting destructively, and improve relationships. Tuesdays 2:30-4:00, Fridays 10:00-11:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Climbing the Mountain: Guiding Students to Reflect on Research

Ever wonder what students are truly learning through their research experience? Want to help guide them in that process of self-reflection? Undergraduate research is a well-established high-impact educational practice, but the impact of each experience is unique and personal for each individual student. This workshop will focus on how to support student reflection at appropriate and meaningful points in their experience. It will introduce the three domains of learning and their application to student reflection at each stage of the Seven Ps of Research. Participants will practice reflection-in-action during the workshop and reflection-on-action after the workshop.   This workshop counts as an elective towards the Integrative and Experiential Learning certificate.   To register click here. . Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:50 AM – 11:40 AM. See event description for more details.

Online Workshop: Open Access for Researchers

Open access to research allows scholarly literature to be freely shared few restrictions. In this session, we’ll discuss the basics of open access publishing, advantages of making your work openly available, and ways that you can publish open access. We’ll also discuss advances in online publishing that have led to the rise of predatory publishers who abuse the open access publishing model for financial gain. You’ll learn to identify and avoid predatory publishers while increasing the visibility of your work in this session. Register now. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, November 6, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Libraries Virtual Event.

McCutchen House Bistro

McCutchen House Bistro is open to faculty, staff and students and their accompanying guests. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm until November 24th.  Reservations only by calling 777-4450. Admission Cost: No Admission Cost; Reservation Required 777-4450. Friday, November 6, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. McCutchen House.

Developing Your Syllabus Part 1 - Review, Revise, Realign

It’s time to start thinking about your spring course! Have you already started planning your syllabus and have ideas but don't know where to start? Or are you feeling mired down in syllabus details, feeling like you're missing a prime opportunity to rethink and revise important components? You're not alone - and we're here to help! Join other faculty in this two-part webinar series to help you get started or get past your 'stuck points'. Part 1, 'Review, Revise, Realign” (the Learning Outcomes, Assessments, and Activities) will take you from an initial reviewing of your current course learning outcomes into a discussion of how to ensure they align appropriately with assessments for in-person or online courses. What assessments will work better in different types of learning modalities and environments, and what should you reconsider? How will this work with certain class sizes or scenarios? This will be followed by reviewing, revising, and/or redeveloping the associated student activities, both for within… Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, November 6, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Coping with COVID

This group has been created for any student who may be experiencing distress related to any of the changes that are impacting them as a result of the COVID pandemic.  The group will be facilitated by a licensed mental health professional and provide an opportunity for students to share personal experiences, feelings, coping strategies, or any other thoughts that are impacting them due to the pandemic.  The purpose of the group is to offer students a supportive space for them to connect. Mondays 4:00-5:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 2:00-3:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Daily Prayer Space

Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

Surviving Solitude

One of the seemingly universal experiences to come out of this pandemic is the distress/discomfort related to extended isolation. The ways solitude and loneliness can negatively impact mood and daily functioning are myriad and many of us are experiencing them for the first time. The good news is that being with other people is not the only path to thriving in isolation. This group will focus on exploring ways to find significance and meaning when alone and happiness/satisfaction in your own company. Thursdays 10:00-11:30  Fridays 1:00-2:30, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. See event description for more details.

T-Time

This group is for students who identify as trans, gender fluid, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, or have a unique gender experience that may not be readily understood or supported by others. We aim to create a space where students can feel comfortable being their true selves and talk about the issues faced in all facets of daily life and transition. The group will have a supportive intent, with the knowledge that additional coping skills related to living in a biased society may be learned. Tuesdays 11:30-1:00, Fridays 1:30-3:00, How to Join, Book online through sc.edu/myhealthspace. Check MyHealthSpace for upcoming dates and times. . Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Student Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone is program that builds safe space across campus by visibly identifying students, staff and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population. The program also offers educational and ongoing engagement opportunities for UofSC community members to explore and understand issues related to the LGBTQ+ community. This workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty and Staff can register through Human Resources professional development portal. Register on Garnet Gate. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, November 6, 2020, 2:20 PM – 4:20 PM. See event description for more details.

Cabinet Meeting

Admission Cost: No cost. Friday, November 6, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Russell House Theater.

She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms

November 6-15, 2020, Written by Qui Nguyen, Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor, Online Performances, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm;  3pm on Sundays, , Qui Nguyen’s wildly popular comedy-adventure centers on Agnes Evans, a young woman coming to terms with the death of her geeky kid sister, Tilly.  When Agnes discovers Tilly’s homemade Dungeons and Dragons module, she embarks on a quest to complete her sibling’s game, and becomes immersed in an imaginary realm that opens her eyes to a fantastical world of secrets.  Specially adapted for online performance, She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms is a raucous journey through the land of elves, wizards and faeries that, as reviewed by The New York Times, “will slash and shapeshift its way into your heart.”   Get Tickets. Admission Cost: Free, with donation optional. Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. See event description for more details.

LIVE STREAMING: Cecelia Ostapeck Junior Violin Recital

For our concert audiences, Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our student recitals live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Virtual Family Feud

Link to event: https://garnetgate.sa.sc.edu/event/6369364  Want to win some prizes tonight? Good answer! Good answer! It's time to play the Feud! Join Carolina Productions through the link below tonight to play a virtual Family Feud style game and win fun prizes! Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, November 6, 2020, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Tailgate on Greene Street! - Georgia

Stop by our tailgate on your way to the shuttle for free food, games and fun! Sponsored by Substance Abuse Prevention and Education, Student Life, and local apartment communities. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:59 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

Gameday Shuttles

Admission Cost: FREE. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 8:30 AM – 11:00 PM. Greene Street Petigru Side.

LIVE STREAMING: South Carolina Flute Society: Morgan Monty Senior Flute Recital

Admission Cost: Free. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

South Carolina vs Texas A&M Watch Party

Didn't get a ticket to the game?! Fear not! You can still cheer on the Gamecocks' against Texas A&M! Join Gamecock Entertainment at the Carolina Softball Stadium for an outdoor watch party with your fellow Gamecocks!   Event details/requirements: All attendees must RSVP prior to the event , Face coverings will be required of attendees , Attendees must practice 6' physical distancing at all times; no touching of others , All attendees must follow direction of event staff; failure to follow safety and event guidelines could result in removal of participation , USC Athletics clear bag policy will be in effect , All attendees will receive an individually packaged "game day pack" with a beverage, snack, and of course a rally towel , All attendees are expected to sandstorm at any moment's notice ,   Please be sure to cancel your RSVP by 12 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7 if you are no longer planning to attend the watch party so we can give another student your spot.   Stadium gates open at… Saturday, November 7, 2020, 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM. See event description for more details.

She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms

November 6-15, 2020, Written by Qui Nguyen, Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor, Online Performances, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm;  3pm on Sundays, , Qui Nguyen’s wildly popular comedy-adventure centers on Agnes Evans, a young woman coming to terms with the death of her geeky kid sister, Tilly.  When Agnes discovers Tilly’s homemade Dungeons and Dragons module, she embarks on a quest to complete her sibling’s game, and becomes immersed in an imaginary realm that opens her eyes to a fantastical world of secrets.  Specially adapted for online performance, She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms is a raucous journey through the land of elves, wizards and faeries that, as reviewed by The New York Times, “will slash and shapeshift its way into your heart.”   Get Tickets. Admission Cost: Free, with donation optional. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. See event description for more details.