- Signature Events
- USC Welcome
At the University of South Carolina's fall, back-to-campus celebration enjoy equal parts of fun and discovery during your first days on campus.
Each year during USC Welcome, we roll out the garnet carpet for new and returning
students. Beginning with Move-In and continuing well into the start of the fall semester,
students can enjoy two weeks of fun and free activities to celebrate their arrival
back on campus. Join in on a range of campus events such as First Night Carolina,
New Student Convocation, Bustle at the Russell, GlowFest, the student organization
and part-time job fairs, Service Saturday and much more.
Move In: Aug. 14 & 15
Prepare for your move to campus this fall. Find out everything you need to know about about packing, loading, unloading, unpacking and setting up your new campus base. Look for members of our Move-In Crew — 500+ members of our faculty, staff and current students — who will be all over to lend a helping hand.Move-In Days
There's much to do in your first days on campus. Learn about resources for students,
how you can get involved and meet fellow classmates during a range of on- and off-campus
Get details about all U\SC Welcome events right in the university calendar. Use the calendar to set reminders for events, share them with friends and more.
Visit the university's interactive campus map to locate scheduled activities, host locations and key details for all USC Welcome events.View the Map
Home Sweet Home
See what's what in your new hometown, Columbia. Learn what's happening right now in the city's districts or make plans to experience the great outdoors.Explore Columbia