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Advisement and Registration

All Lancers must meet with an Academic Advisor before registering for classes.

Who is my Academic Advisor?

  • Step 1: Log in to 
  • Step 2: Click Student tab and then Student Profile tab
  • Step 3: Find and click on your academic advisor’s name under Advisors
  • Step 4: Send your academic advisor an email to schedule an advising appointment

Are you an entering new freshman, transfer, or readmit student? Don’t see your advisor? Email us at

If you are planning to progress into Upper Division, you will be receiving advising information during your Upper Division Orientation.

Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing?Contact Ms. Kelana Lockhart at or (803) 313-7586 to make an advising appointment.

Preparing for BSN Advisement

  •  Log in Using computer for the zoom meeting (please no cell phones)
  • Log in to Self-Service Carolina.
  • Complete math (algebra) and Foreign Language placement prior to appointment.
  • Assure you have no holds on your record/account.
  • Log into blackboard and look under organization to make sure you are on the lower division BSN blackboard organization.  If you do not see this listed, please email Ms. Kelana Lockhart at and request she add you prior to your appointment.
  • Review BSN curriculum worksheet and come prepared list of desired classes for both summer and fall.
  • Review USC CON undergraduate and Handbook signature form. Please go to the USC Lancaster Lower division blackboard site listed in organizations. Click on documents, then USC CON undergraduate handbook. You will find links to the handbook as well as the handbook signature form.  Please upload your signed form prior to your advising appt. 
  • Submit completed parallel plan. Should be completed during Nurs 112. Please go to the USC Lancaster Lower division blackboard site listed in organizations. Click on documents, parallel plan assignment to upload your completed parallel plan.

Interested in learning more about Palmetto College online degree programs or who wish to apply to those programs?


Nick Jones

803-313-7143 (please leave a message and your call will be returned)

Are you a returning or first-time dual enrollment student? For information about advising, visit Dual Enrollment - USC Lancaster | University of South Carolina.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each student has a time ticket which allows them to be able to register. To view your time ticket, you must visit your Self Service Carolina account. You can find this information under the student tab, select registration, and it is listed under Registration Notices and Holds option, Select your semester and your time ticket will be listed as below.

In order to change your major, please submit the online form. If there is a hold on your account the change of major will not be processed.


You can pay online through Self Service Carolina or in USC Lancaster Business Office. Business Office hours are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday – Friday. The Business Office only accepts cash, checks and money orders. Credit card payments are only accepted through the online payment portal. Visit the Business Office for more information.

Students on academic probation are required to attend an academic coaching session. These sessions are meant to establish a plan for success. We will discuss your strengths, set goals, and review resources. Once the session is completed, the registration hold will be lifted on your account. Make your academic coaching appointment today!


Resource Title Resource/ Video Link
Viewing Registration Status & Holds Video: Viewing Registration Status and Holds
How to Search for Classes Video: How to Search for Classes
How To Drop a Course Video: How to Drop a Course
Before You Drop a Course

Video: Before You Drop a Course

FAQ on adding and dropping classes [pdf]

How to Register for Classes Using Self Service Carolina Video: How to Register for Classes using Self Service Carolina
How to Register for Classes Using Schedule Planner

Video: How to Register for Classes using Schedule Planner

How to Register for Classes using Schedule planner [pdf]

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