Admitted Students

Admitted students, welcome to the Spartan Family!

We are the next stop on your journey to greater heights. Take a moment to review the information on this page, it's your turn to thrive!

Freshman Admitted Day

Freshman, we've created a special day to help you get ready for college life, Freshman Admitted Day on Friday, April 28Register online or in-person up to and including the day of the event, which is held under the tent at the G.B. Hodge Center PDF icon

Once you've been admitted, you'll want to take these next steps to prepare you for attending USC Upstate.

Step 1: Student Technology Checklist

Following the steps on your Student Technology Checklist is key to getting you started with receiving important information about the enrollment process.

Student Technology Checklist

Watch these videos below if you need assistance with the Student Technology Checklist.

Student Technology Checklist Steps

Configure DUO Authentication

How to Claim your Upstate Account

Outlook Mobile App Install

Step 2: Complete the FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed as soon as possible following the completion of your tax return, if you are seeking financial aid. Go to and use our school code 006951.

For more information or questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 864-503-5340 or by email at

Office of Financial Aid
Health Education Complex
Suite 2081
300 North Campus Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Fax: 864-503-5974

Step 3: Apply for Housing

Apply for Housing
If you are interested in on-campus housing*, please submit the online housing application and $150 deposit. The Housing Application can be accessed by selecting "My Housing Portal" under the Personal Section of Self Service Carolina. Please contact Housing and Residential Life at or 864-503-5422 if you have any questions.

Start Housing Application

*Please note that all first-year students under the age of 20 are required to live on campus unless they are living at home with their parents and within a 35-mile radius.

Step 4: Submit Test Scores & Transcripts

Submit Your Test Scores
If you have taken any advanced placement tests or international baccalaureate credits during high school, you must have official test scores submitted electronically to our Records Office from Our school code 5850.

Mail Your Final Transcript
Make sure your high school guidance counselor mails your official transcript that shows your senior classes and date of graduation.

Step 5: Register for and Attend SOAR

Once you submit the Safe Colleges form and have your Upstate account setup, the next big step is to register for and attend SOAR (Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration)!

Join us for Orientation


Immunizations records are required to be submitted before students can register for classes. Records can be uploaded to

Get a Meal Plan

A meal plan is required for all students living on campus. All commuter students are required to have a minimum $100 meal plan. Detailed information on meal plans can be found on the Dining Services website or by calling 864-503-5900.