Transfer Student Success is your one-stop-shop for navigating campus life. This can
include one-on-one consultations, student organizations for transfer students, and
knowing which services and offices on campus to connect to and utilize on your pathway
to educational success.
Want to know how to access and take advantage of transfer student specific resources?
Schedule a transfer success consultation today!
National Transfer Student Week
Save the Date! Celebrating Transfer Students October 17-21, 2022. See the full schedule of events below!
Transfer Student Focus Group
12 PM - 1 PM | Russell House Room 301
Did you transfer to USC Columbia from another campus? We want to hear what your experience
has been! Please join us to share your feedback! This is limited to the first TEN
participants. We'll have free food and prizes for participants! Hosted by the Student
Success Center and the Center for Integrative and Experiential Learning.
Getting the Most Out of Your Campus Engagement Workshop
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Online Workshop
Engaging in meaningful experiences can help you build a robust My USC Experience transcript
and earn Graduation with Leadership Distinction. Come and learn more about exploring
opportunities and pursuing GLD! Hosted by the Center for Integrative and Experiential
Transfer students are encouraged to stop by the Student Success Center table on Greene
Street to pick up a sweet treat, talk to SSC staff and learn more about SSC resources
for transfer students! Hosted by the Student Success Center.
Internships and Career Planning for Transfer Students
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Online Workshop
Thinking about internships and what career planning you should be doing after you
transfer? Join us to hear from experts from the Career Center on what to do now that
you are at USC! Hosted by the Career Center.
Did you transfer to USC-Columbia from another campus? We want to hear what your experience
has been! Please join us to share your feedback. We'll have free food and prizes for
participants! Hosted by the Student Success Center and the Center for Integrative
and Experiential Learning.
Interested in studying abroad while at USC? Unsure how you can do it after transferring?
Join in for this informative workshop on how to study abroad and get your questions
answered! Hosted by the Education Abroad Office.
Wednesday, August 17 @ 4 PM – 6 PM Student Success Center (Top Floor of Thomas Cooper Library)
Stop by and meet the Student Success Center Peer Leaders who will be helping you in
your transfer year at USC! There will be gourmet popsicles and a free USC planner
for all students! Hosted by the Student Success Center
Tuesday, August 23 @ 12 PM Student Success Center (Top Floor of Thomas Cooper Library)
USC is excited that you have joined the Carolina family! Join us for a transfer student
welcome lunch to meet other transfer students and learn about opportunities to get
connected on campus. Lunch is FREE, but RSVP is required.
Stop by to learn about all the ways to get involved at USC, including two transfer
student-only groups– the Association of Transfer Students and Tau Sigma National Honor
Tuesday, August 30 @ 6:30 PM Virtual Workshop
Living off campus? Trying to figure out where to park and how to get to campus everyday?
We may not have all the answers, but we do have some tips for making a plan on how
to navigate campus! RSVP required.
Tau Sigma is a national honor society designed exclusively to "recognize and promote
the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students”.
Tau Sigma membership is by invitation only.
If you are a transfer student to the USC Columbia Campus, was enrolled in 12 or more
credit hours during your first semester, and have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher during
your first semester, be on the lookout for an invitation to join Tau Sigma.
The Association of Transfer Students is a student organization for transfer students
created by transfer students. The purpose of the Association of Transfer Students
is to assist transfer students as they transition to the University of South Carolina
and foster a community that will support them academically, socially, and emotionally.