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Night at the Columbia Fireflies!

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

Gamecock Picture Show: Pirates of the Caribbean

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

IFC on Greene

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

MAPP Kickoff!

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

LSC First Day of Class Coffee

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

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

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

Community Service Fair

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

OMSA CommUNITY Welcome

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

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

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

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

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

Discover Columbia Vendor Fair

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

Student Organization Fair

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

College Poster Sale at the Russell House!

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

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

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

Cocky's Quest

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

OMSA presents 'It's a Drag Brunch!'

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

WUSC-FM DJ Training

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

Interfaith Fair

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

Recruitment Tabling: Popsicles for Prisma

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

Outdoor Movie

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

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

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

Hip Hop Wednesday

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

Cuts and Conversations

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

Gamecock Picture Show

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

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

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

WUSC-FM DJ Training

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

Safety Week Tabling - Coffee with the Cops!

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

Side Hustle Showcase on Greene Street!

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

Safety Week Tabling

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

WUSC-FM DJ Training

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

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

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

Garnet Media Group Welcome Mixer

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

Service Saturday

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

Gamecock Picture Show

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

Family Weekend Check-in

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

Thursday After Dark: Karaoke Night!

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

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

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

Family Weekend Check-in

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Education Abroad

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Fraternity & Sorority Life

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, Fraternity & Sorority Life staff will discuss what families can expect from their student’s involvement in a fraternity or sorority. They will also discuss the leadership opportunities and the initiatives they coordinate for students to gain more experience in Fraternity & Sorority Life. Friday, September 23, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Russell House University Union 303.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Preparing your Sophomore Student for Success

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Connecting with UofSC Police

Join the University of South Carolina's Crime Prevention Unit to learn about the variety of services and resources your student can use to stay connected and safe around campus. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Internships & the Importance of Immersive Experiences

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, Career Center staff will discuss the benefits of immersive experiences, including student employment, internships, co-ops, micro-internships, and other extracurricular activities, and what families can do to support their student’s involvement. They will share best practices and resources available for students navigating the internship search process. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Russell House Theater.

Family Weekend Featured Session: Preparing your Sophomore Student for Success

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

Family Weekend Featured: Housing Expo

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

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

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Education Abroad

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

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

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Internships & the Importance of Immersive Experiences

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, Career Center staff will discuss the benefits of immersive experiences, including student employment, internships, co-ops, micro-internships, and other extracurricular activities, and what families can do to support their student’s involvement. They will share best practices and resources available for students navigating the internship search process. Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Russell House University Union 305.

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

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

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

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Supporting Your Student’s Resilience

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

Family Weekend Featured Session: Fraternity & Sorority Life

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

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

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

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

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

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

In this Family Weekend Featured Session, the Office of Pre-Professional & Graduate School Advising staff will give information on how students can best prepare for continuing their education in medicine, health professions, law, and other graduate programs.  They will explain the importance of starting early, working with the OPPA staff, and the resources available for students hoping to continue their education. Friday, September 23, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM. Russell House Theater.

Family Weekend: Rock the Roost

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

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

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

SG Voter Registration Drive

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

Cuts and Conversations

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

Sabor Latino - Hispanic Heritage Month Festival

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

Q'afe: LGBTQ+ Student Socials

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