Student Support Services on the
USC Upstate Greenville Campus
Students on the USC Upstate Greenville campus have access to a wide range of student services and programs as listed below. The programs and services are coordinated through the USC Upstate Greenville Campus office, and students and faculty are informed about them through frequent e-blasts. Students who have questions about services or programs may call the Greenville Campus Office at (864) 552-4242 for more information.
Bookstore | Web site
The bookstore located in Room 137 on the Greenville Campus at the beginning and end of Fall and Spring semesters. Students may order their books online and have them shipped directly to their home. Free shipping is available for orders over $40. Please see our website for details on dates and times.
Campus Recreation and Intramurals | Web site
USC Upstate offers a full recreation program – from a long list of intramurals to various fitness programs – that is sure to fit even the busiest of college-student schedules. With the opening of the Wellness Center, Upstate expanded the facilities for use by students with an eight-lane pool, two gymnasiums, weight room, fitness studio, racquetball courts and indoor running/walking track. We also have outdoor recreation equipment available for rental. The Campus Recreation program is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles for the campus community by providing safe, enjoyable, and educational activities for faculty, staff, and students. A valid USC Upstate student ID is necessary for admission to the Wellness Center, league play and equipment rental.
Career Services | Web site
Career advising is provided by faculty in professional programs on the Greenville campus. Appointments can be made with career advisers on the Spartanburg campus.
Center for International Studies | Web site
The Center for International Studies (CIS) encourages all students on the Greenville campus to consider study abroad options for semester, summer, and year-long programs. In addition, students who have a global perspective are invited to join the International Club and to participate in the “Upstate Global Ambassadors” program, which provides linkages with international students at USC Upstate. The Center sponsors the following events and activities on the Greenville campus:
- An annual Study Abroad Fair to promote study abroad programs;
- Student advisement for international programs by appointment on the Greenville campus;
- CIS personnel to provide classroom presentations on study abroad upon request by Greenville campus faculty
- World Language Institute course availability on the Greenville campus
Additional links: Student Travel Blogs | Study Abroad Programs
Clubs & Organizations on the Greenville Campus
Counseling Services | Web site
Personal, career and group counseling, psychological testing and LD and ADHD testing is available at the Greenville campus on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. - noon. Contact Counseling Services at (864) 503-5195 to schedule an appointment.
Dean of Students | Web site
The Dean of Students for USC Upstate is on the Greenville campus for judicial hearings and other meetings as needed by students and faculty.
Disability Services | Web site
The Office of Disability Services works to ensure access for all USC Upstate students. Students on the USC Upstate Greenville Campus should contact the office at 503-5199 to request a meeting with DS staff. Depending on the student's preference and staff member availability, staff may travel to the Greenville campus, may connect via webcam technology, or may set up a phone appointment. Staff prefer to meet face-to-face with students accessing services at least once per academic year. Materials may be sent between the Spartanburg and Greenville campuses via a courier service three days per week, or documents may be scanned and sent via email. Students may contact staff in the Upstate Academic Affairs office on the Greenville Campus to access the courier service, for alternative testing accommodations, and other accommodations as determined by Disability Services.
Enrollment Services | Web site
A transfer counselor from the Office of Admissions of USC Upstate is on the Greenville campus on Tuesdays of each week to meet with prospective transfer students about the admissions process. Prospective students may call (864) 552-4242 to make an appointment to meet with the transfer counselor.
Transfer Tuesdays are held on select Tuesdays from 4 until 6 pm to help students with the admission, financial aid and course planning process. Transfer Orientation and Registration Sessions are offered each semester, during which new students on the Greenville campus have Carolina Cards made, meet with advisers, and register for classes. Advisers for the professional programs in Business, Education and Nursing are available on the Greenville campus. Advisers for programs such as interdisciplinary studies, engineering technology management, communications and information management and systems are on campus to meet with students by appointment.
Financial Aid | Web site
The Office of Financial Aid schedules a financial aid counselor to be on the USC Upstate Greenville Campus on at least one day each week. Student may call (864) 552-4242 to make an appointment to see the financial aid counselor on campus. Students can make inquires at any time about financial aid by e-mailing the Office of Financial Aid at email@example.com.
Health Services provides the opportunity for students to get flu shots on the Greenville campus.
Information Technology Services
The ITS Help Desk exists to assist Faculty, Staff and Students to effectively and efficiently use technology and ensure you have the assistance needed with all your technology needs while at USC Upstate Greenville Campus. During the Fall and Spring semesters the Help Desk is available for phone, email and screen sharing support Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Walk-in support is also available in suite 626 in the Administration and Student Support Offices on Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Walk-in support may be available on additional days as required (call ahead to check). Please feel free to contact the Help Desk at (864) 503-5257, firstname.lastname@example.org or on the web at www.uscupstate.edu/its.
Library | Web site
The USC Upstate Library maintains both a physical and electronic presence at the USC Upstate Greenville Campus. The physical library provides individual and group study areas. There are virtual computers with GreenSky access for USC Upstate students. USC Upstate library faculty are physically present at the Library on a regular schedule to help students develop research skills using the more than 200 databases available online and to teach information literacy to students enrolled in classes at Greenville. The library faculty also maintain virtual office hours when they are not on the Greenville campus. The virtual office hours offer communication via telephone, e-mail, chat, text, and Adobe Connect.
A SNAC (Spartan Nutritional Assistance Campaign) Food Pantry on the Greenville campus provides food, nutritional information, and other basic necessities to USC Upstate Greenville campus students in need. The program helps reduce stress and help students become more engaged in learning.
Student Government Association | Web site
SGA senators are appointed to represent the Greenville campus. SGA Officers meet monthly in Greenville with student senators to discuss issues and initiatives.
Activities for students include Welcome Back events in Fall and Spring, Fall Festival, Spring Game Night, Exam Study Breakers, Breakfast with the Chancellor, Graduation Fair, and more. Students are notified by of events and how to sign up to participate in them by email. Students interested in serving on the planning committee for Greenville activities should contact Stacey Mills at 864-503-5196 or email@example.com.
- A staff member on the Greenville campus accepts payments for and provides students with receipts for tuition, admission fees, and other financial transactions.
- A staff member on the Greenville campus develops tuition payment plans for Greenville students in collaboration with the Office of Financial Services.
Tutoring | Web site
Tutoring for some upper-division courses is available on the Greenville campus either using video conference technology (such as Skype) or in person. Students interested in working with a tutor in Greenville may call Laura Smith in the Academic Support Center at (864) 503-5070 to discuss their tutoring needs.
Writing Workshops | Web site
Students in Greenville are provided a series of writing workshops funded by the College of Arts and Sciences. These workshops are offered in classes in Greenville, videotaped, and provided online on the Greenville website for students to view at any time. These workshops and other information on the Greenville campus can be found at the Greenville campus webpage which can be accessed from the home page of the USC Upstate website.