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Upstate Direct Connect is an exclusive opportunity for two-year colleges partnering with the University of South Carolina Upstate. Any student who graduates with an AA, AS or select AAS degree from Greenville Technical College, Piedmont Technical College, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg Methodist College or Tri-County Technical College is guaranteed admission to the University of South Carolina Upstate (minimum 2.0 GPA required).
Smooth Transition Toward Your Bachelor's DegreeUSC Upstate and its partnering two-year colleges want you to have a clear, smooth, worry-free transition to USC Upstate when you are ready to earn your bachelor’s degree. Once you have indicated your participation in the program, your partnering college and USC Upstate work together to prepare you for completion of your bachelor’s degree.
Benefits of Upstate Direct ConnectThere are many reasons to join as soon as you decide a bachelor’s degree is your goal. As a member of Upstate Direct Connect, you will have:
Qualifying for Upstate Direct ConnectYou qualify for Upstate Direct Connect if you are applying for or working on your AA, AS or selected AAS from Greenville Technical College, Piedmont Technical College, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg Methodist College or Tri-County Technical College and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
Donette StewartVice Chancellor for Enrollment Services(864) firstname.lastname@example.orgJulia ThomasAdmissions Recruiter/Counselor(864) email@example.com
Spartanburg Methodist College
SMC WebsiteWells ShepardExecutive Director of Enrollment(864) firstname.lastname@example.orgPete AylorTransfer Counselor(864) email@example.com
Greenville Technical College
Greenville Tech Website and FAQ
Chris SatterfieldPATH Coordinator(864) firstname.lastname@example.org
Spartanburg Community College
Yolanda Simuel Academic Advisor(864) email@example.com
Piedmont Technical College
Kimberly NealTransfer Coordinator(864) firstname.lastname@example.org
Tri-County Technical College
Kristen KarasekDirector(864) email@example.com
USC Upstate Admissions800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303Tel: 864-503-5246Toll-free: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?