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Faculty and Staff Gateway
Connect to the resources you need across the university. Manage accounts, find tools to support students, review your benefits and access information for your academic unit or division.
State of the University
The university welcomed special guests and the community to hear President Michael Amiridis deliver his first State of the University Address. You can watch a recording of the event.Event details
Current employees looking for a new opportunity at USC can use the Internal Job Board to look for positions available to internal candidates as well as positions that are open to the public. Check out the Internal Job Board–Current Employee Guide for how to use the portal and visit the USC Jobs site to search for positions using your USC credentials.
Q&A with Poorva Dalvi
Poorva Dalvi, a third-year student in the Darla Moore School of Business, walks us through her experience with the South Carolina Internship Program while she reflects on his journey at the university.
Associate professor of geoscience education Katherine Ryker encourages observation and discovery
Associate professor of geoscience education Katherine Ryker teaches students to teach themselves by encouraging them to be more observant and to follow their curiosity where it leads them.
As the US begins to build offshore wind farms, scientists say many questions remain about impacts on the oceans and marine life
As renewable energy production expands across the U.S., the environmental impacts of these new sources are receiving increased attention. The Conversation asked USC marine scientist Erin L. Meyer-Gutbrod and others to explain the key findings of a recent report on how offshore wind farms in the Nantucket Shoals region could affect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Gamecock CommUnity Shop provides support to Gamecocks experiencing basic needs insecurities
The Carolina Coliseum has housed championship basketball programs, career fairs, events and more. Now, it’s home to one of the most valuable resources on campus: The Gamecock CommUnity Shop.
Nominate an outstanding faculty member for an award and help us recognize the immense talent we have at USC. University-wide awards for teaching, research, service and advising are now accepting nominations.
As the semester begins to wind down, it is important to remember that Fall 2023 grades are due no later than 72 calendar hours after the final examination for the course.
The Facilities Department asks students, faculty and staff to fill out a brief survey to help guide future programming as well as improve campus facility infrastructure.
From navigating campus to using your employee credentials to access university resources,
get acquainted with this helpful information as you make yourself at home.
Faculty and Staff Resources
We’re committed to providing the resources and support our faculty and staff need to be successful in their important work with our students around campus and online.
Administration and Governance
The university has several leadership groups working together to further the school's long-term objectives and goals.
Board of Trustees: Manages the university with well-defined standards and orderly oversight. Discharges its duties through ratified bylaws, adopted policies and board documentation.
Faculty Senate: A governing body established by the Board of Trustees with representative faculty members selected by each college or school. Senators are elected for a three-year term in the spring that begins the following fall semester.
President: Michael Amiridis draws on experience as a faculty member, academic administrator and higher education leader to guide South Carolina into its next era of success.
Provost: Donna Arnett oversees the schools and colleges of the USC Columbia campus and is charged with overall leadership of academic affairs.
Staff Senate: Facilitates communication and collaboration among university staff members and serves as an advisory committee to the president in strategic conversations.
Teaching and Research
The university offers support to make teaching and research more effective and enjoyable while keeping faculty life in balance.
- Academic Bulletin
- Academic Calendars
- Assessment and Analytics
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- Class Search (Master Schedule)
- Digital Accessibility
- Distributed Learning
- Faculty Expertise
- Faculty Ombuds
- Faculty Manual
- Instructor Services
- Registrar's Office
- Research Dashboards
- Research Office
- Sponsored Awards Management
- University Bookstore / Bookstore Adoption Portal
- University Data
- University Libraries and Collections
- Undergraduate Research
USC designs and provides comprehensive resources to support students’ academic achievements, well-being and campus experiences.
Academic Advising & Coaching: Advisors help students define and achieve goals from freshman year to graduation, this includes individualized and ongoing learning support.
Basic Needs: The CommUnity Shop provides food, clothing, toiletries, school supplies and other essentials to individuals experiencing basic needs insecurities.
Civil Rights and Title IX: Report discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct. This office provides support regarding the fair and equal treatment of every person in the university community.
Mental Health Resources: Online, in-person and self-care resources help students improve their mental health by identifying and managing contributing factors from sleep and substance use to academic concerns and stress to grief and loss.
Student Disability Resource Center: This office ensures that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations and access to all aspects of the USC experience.
Student Success Center: A one-stop resource for academic support, including tutoring, peer writing, study skills and money management. Transfer and sophomore students will find tailored support here, too.
Take advantage of the many personal and professional services and programs offered by the university for its employees.
Individual Development Plan: Develop your goals and establish your own action plan after identifying short and long-term goals.
Job-Specific Opportunities: Learn how to best perform your role and integrate into the university.
Leadership and Supervisory Development: Join programs and courses designed to build your skills of influence, collaboration and leadership for self, others, teams, projects and more.
Organizational and Professional Development: For individuals and groups, this office can evaluate key factors, including the work environment, personal abilities and relationships, to make holistic improvements.
Personal Development: The personal growth, safety and wellbeing of faculty and staff are important for our community.
Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement: The university supports lifelong learning through the tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement program benefit for qualified employees.