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Attracted by some of the best graduate programs in the nation and inspired to achieve in the University of South Carolina’s energetic campus environment, more than 6,900 graduate students call Carolina their academic home.

What are your research plans this summer?

The Graduate School would like to know about your summer research plans! Fill out the "Summer Research Postcards" form and help us show everyone how great our grad students are!

New to Columbia? Off-Campus Student Services Provides New Resource for Grad Students

Have questions about living in Columbia? Check out the resources put together by Off-Campus Student Services in the following attachment.

Bridge Humanities Corps 2017 - 2018 Cohort Announcement

The Graduate School along with the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 cohort of the Bridge Humanities Corps, which represents five departments from the College of Arts and Sciences and includes three ABD students and five newly minted PhDs.

Gamecock Safety and Well-being

The University of South Carolina cares about the safety and well-being of the Carolina community and has resources available 24/7 to assist victims and members of their support networks by providing emotional support, legal advocacy and protective services. This summer the university has launched a one-stop website —— as the source for information related to sexual assault education, prevention training and reporting. Everyone at UofSC has a role in preventing and responding to sexual assault.

Individual Development Plans

The Office of Research and The Graduate School have created university-wide Individual Development Plan (IDP) guidelines and forms for USC’s postdoctoral scholars and graduate students.  While the use of IDPs is currently required for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars funded by NIH grants, the Office of Research and The Graduate School strongly encourage the use of IDPs for all USC postdoctoral scholars and graduate students because it identifies professional development opportunities and milestones, as well as providing a written framework for career planning of the trainees. Learn more about IDPs here