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Training and professional development opportunities are offered to support the knowledge, skill and productivity goals of University employees. 

Administrative Professionals Certificate
This certificate is for administrative staff who complete a series of educational workshops by subject matter experts to cultivate a professional and skillful environment.

Green Zone
A green zone is a safe place where student veterans can feel that someone knows about the issues they face, can help them find appropriate resources, and can lend an understanding ear as they transition from deployment back to the classroom or vice versa. 

LEAD for Supervisors
The LEAD (Learn, Educate and Develop) series of courses is a two-track management development program that is designed to assist University employees in enhancing their knowledge, skills and abilities to lead people and get results.

New Employee Portal
You are now a member of a thriving campus community and distinguished academic university.  View this collection of valuable information to assist in a smooth transition into your new career.  Welcome aboard!

Self-Paced Personal and Professional Development Materials
These online and recorded programs are intended to broaden individual skills or help prepare employees for increased or new responsibilities.

USC Professional Development Office
Training programs have been carefully developed to help employees increase their effectiveness by building and refining job skills and by gaining greater knowledge of USC operations. Developmental programs prepare personnel for increased or new responsibilities and broaden individuals as a whole.

Active Shooter Training

Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training

Data Privacy and Security
USC Upstate student, faculty and staff data is of the highest importance. Ensuring this data is secure and safe should be taken seriously. In compliance with the state data security and privacy standards (DIS Control ID 6.200), your participation in this online training developed by Information Technologies and Services is mandatory.

FERPA Tutorial and Quiz
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 sets forth requirements regarding the privacy of student records and affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. All faculty and staff are required to complete a tutorial and quiz on FERPA and Student Rights. When asked for an email to send your verification of completion, please enter lcaggiano@uscupstate.edu. Those who need to submit a request for access to student records will be able to access the request form at the completion of the tutorial and quiz.

OSHA - Employee Safety and Risk Management Program
This training webpage is USC Upstate’s primary means of employee safety training. This campus-wide resource is intended for use by all USC Upstate employees to facilitate and promote safety, health and environmental management. 

Title IX

Department Resources
Here you will find a list of training sessions that have been offered in the past and/or are available for University departments or units.

PeopleSoft Financial Training
PeopleSoft is the financial system at USC Upstate. PeopleSoft training will consist of information participants received at previous training sessions and contains role-specific information.

University Policies and Procedures
This webpage contains documents outlining the formal policies and procedures of USC Upstate.

Contact UsLisa Caggiano
Training Coordinator
Administration Building, Room 326 I

USC Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5886
Email: lcaggiano@uscupstate.edu