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First Time in College Orientation

First Time in College

All new students are considered freshman if you have not attended college after graduation from high school. Dates for virtual live meeting are offered according to your intended major. We will send a link to you for this part of orientation. 

Orientation have three parts this year. We will provide a virtual overview and welcome session, a virtual module for completion on-line and a virtual advising appointment.

Orientation is also an opportunity to learn everything you will need to prepare yourself for your first semester at USC Upstate, including information about campus services and organizations, financial aid and fee payment.


Sessions will start at 10:00 a.m. Please be sure to log in a few minutes before the sessions begin.

Tuesday, December 1
Tuesday, January 5

Note: Register now for Spring Orientation. Summer Orientation dates for Fall 2021 semester will open in February 2021.

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