Administration and Student services

USC Upstate Greenville Campus provides a wide array of student services in the Administration and Student Services Office (University Center Suite B1). Local staff provide direct services to students, and they coordinate individual student needs with service providers from main campus who visit Greenville routinely. Staff and faculty are kept informed via email. Call 864-552-4242 for help and information.

Bookstore

Students may order their books online and have them shipped directly to their home. Free shipping is available on all orders! Students may also purchase books from the USC Upstate Bookstore on the main campus.

Campus Recreation and Intramurals

USC Upstate in Spartanburg 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, USC 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

Career advising is provided by faculty in professional programs on the Greenville campus. Appointments can be made with career advisers on the Spartanburg campus.

Visit Career Services for more information.

Carolina Card

Visit the Carolina Card web site

Greenville students can upload their photo for the Carolina Card directly into Self-Service Carolina (SSC), the student portal for doing business with USC Upstate. Email Rosie Meindl to receive tips on how to take and upload your official photo or visit the USC Upstate Administration and Student Services office at University Center, Suite B1.  

Center for International Studies

Visit the Center for International Studies website

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
  • See also: Study Abroad Programs

 

Clubs and Organizations on the Greenville Campus

See the Clubs and Organizations page for more information regarding the Student Nurses' Association, Greenville TEACh and the Engineering Management Student Association. 

Counseling Services

Personal, career and group counseling as well as LD and ADHD testing is available at the Greenville campus by appointment. Contact Counseling Services at (864) 503-5195 to schedule an appointment.  

Visit Counseling Services for more information.

Dean of Students

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

The Office of Disability Services works to ensure access for all USC Upstate students. Students on the USC Upstate Greenville Campus may contact the Administration and Student Services office at 864-503-5199 to request a meeting with staff. Depending on the student's preference and staff member availability, staff may travel to the Greenville campus, may connect via web cam or may set up a telephone 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. 

Visit Disability Services for more information.

Enrollment Services

A transfer counselor from the Office of Admissions of USC Upstate is on the Greenville campus on Tuesday each week to meet with prospective 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 p.m. 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.

The transfer adviser is available Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. and from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Friday.

Visit Enrollment Services for more information.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid schedules a financial aid counselor to be on the USC Upstate Greenville Campus routinely. On site staff members are always willing to facilitate problem-solving for Greenville students. Call (864) 552-4242 to schedule time with a financial aid counselor or e-mail the Office of Financial Aid directly at finaid@uscupstate.edu.  

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Health Services

Health Services provides the opportunity for students to get flu shots on the Greenville campus.

Visit Health Services for more information.

Information Technology Services

The ITS Helpdesk in Greenville assists faculty, staff and students in accessing technology. During the semester Help Desk assistance is available by phone Monday-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. Students, faculty and staff in Greenville can call 864-552-4269, email helpdesk@uscupstate.edu, or visit the ITS website for helpful tips and information. Walk-in support is available Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the USC Upstate Greenville University Center Library, Room 141G..

Visit Information Technology Services for more information.

Library

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.

Visit the Library for more information.

Parking

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No parking permits are required for USC Upstate Greenville Campus. Staff and students who will visit or attend classes on main campus in Spartanburg must have a parking decal. Parking decals are available in the USC Upstate Greenville Campus Administration and Student Support Services suite. Be prepared to show your registration, your proof of car insurance and either your Carolina Card or your driver’s license. This information along with the parking decal you are issued is scanned to the University Police in Spartanburg to be kept on file.

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SNAC Pantry

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 pantry is located in the kitchen near the back parking lot entrance (behind the USC Upstate offices).

Visit SNAC Pantry for more information.

Student Government Association

SGA senators are appointed to represent the Greenville campus. SGA Officers meet monthly in Greenville with student senators to discuss issues and initiatives.

Visit Student Government Association for more information.

Student Activities

Visit the Student Life Website

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 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 Vicky Corn.

Visit Student Life for more information.

Tuition Payments

Students are encouraged to use the payment portal on Self Service Carolina (SSC).

  • 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.
  • Visit Student Account Services for more information.
Tutoring

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 Jana Gordon in the Academic Support Center at 864-503-5070 or jgordon7@uscupstate.edu to discuss their tutoring needs.

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Writing Workshops

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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.

Visit Writing Workshops for more information.