Health and Wellness

Healthy Carolina

Healthy Carolina aims to create a healthy campus environment to live, learn, work, and play. They offer a wide variety of wellness services, including USC’s nationally ranked Farmers Market, a comprehensive guide for physical activity programs and a grant-funded Lactation Support Program.

Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center

The Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center is available to all University of South Carolina students, faculty, staff with a valid University of South Carolina-Columbia CarolinaCard. With a current family membership—which only costs about $20 a year—dependents may use the Blatt Physical Education Center as well. The Blatt is located at 1330 Wheat Street, perpendicular to Sumter and Pickens Streets. Reach them at (803)-777-5261.

Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center

The award-winning Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center features open recreation areas, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, group exercise classes, an indoor climbing wall, and the Outdoor Recreation Office for trip planning. Strom is located on the corner of Blossom and Assembly. Reach them at (803) 576-9375.

Student Health Services

Student Health Services offers lots of services designed to help you achieve optimal health and wellness. Some of the services covered by your student health fee include:

  • Office visits for treatment of routine and chronic illness
  • Support Groups and Workshops
  • Group Counseling, Couples Counseling, and Individual Counseling (12 sessions per year)
  • Preventative Health Screenings
  • Individual exercise and fitness consultations
  • Individual nutritional consultations with a registered dietitian
  • Crisis intervention and 24 hour on-call advocacy and assistance
  • Entry to the Blatt PE Center
  • Entry to the Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center

Thomson Student Health Center

The Thomson Student Health Center houses the General Medicine Center, Women’s Care, and the Allergy/ Immunization & Travel Clinic. Thomson is located near the corner of Devine and Bull, next to the Russell House. Call (803)777-3175 or visit 1409 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208.