Visit Campus

Your Experience, Your Way

We are happy to safely welcome you to campus! In addition to our in person tours and events, we are offering campus tours and events online. 

If you are uncertain about any events or activities on this page, please contact the Office of Admissions at (864) 503-5246.

Campus Tours

You can schedule an individualized virtual or in person campus tour and info session, Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Just complete your request form, or call the Office of Admissions at 864-503-5246 or 800-277-8727 to get your tour scheduled.

There are a number of ways you can experience your campus visit. All of them provide ideal opportunities to tour our modern facilities, see where you’ll live, meet faculty and fellow students, have a meal, and stroll through our beautiful campus greenspaces.  

Group Tours

We offer group tours every week, and our admissions counselors will help arrange yours to ensure your group gets the most out of the experience. Just complete your request form or call the Office of Admissions at 864-503-5246 or 800-277-8727. And be sure to read the Group Tour Guidelines  prior to your visit. Group tours are for 15 or more people.

Campus Visit Events

There are a number of organized campus visit events designed to give future students a comprehensive look into what life as a student at Upstate is all about. If you have any questions about your visit to Upstate, don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Admissions at at 864-503-5246 or 800-277-8727. We look forward to hosting you!

Open House

Our virtual Open House offers an in-depth look at USC Upstate and an opportunity to meet current and future Spartans. Take a Saturday to tour campus facilities and learn about our degree programs as well as student life options.

Faculty and staff will also be available to give you specific details on admission requirements and academic programs. Sessions are available on everything from financial aid to residential life. Open House is basically one-stop shopping designed to introduce you to everything USC Upstate has to offer!

REGISTER NOW by selecting a date from the list below. All virtual events begin at 10 a.m. Please be sure to login a few minutes before each session starts. We hope to see you soon!

2020 Virtual Open House Dates:


October 24
November 14

Attend Online

October 24


Fabulous Friday

Whether you're in high school or a college transfer student, be sure to join us in person or virtually for Fabulous Friday and discover what college is really like. These are fun, stress-free environments where you can learn what sets USC Upstate apart from other schools. 

Student and residential life staff will talk to you about all the ways to get involved on campus and what it's really like to live in the residence halls, and you will have a chance to tour campus housing. Admission counselors will be available to help you better understand the application/enrollment process and the financial aid staff can help you understand how to apply online.

In person sessions begin at 10 a.m. in the  University Readiness Center (URC) Download PDF


  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Check In
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. - Welcome / Admissions / Financial Aid / Student Success
  • 10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Info Sessions / Student Life / Residential Life / Student Experience
  • 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Academic Sessions
  • 11:15 a.m. - Campus Tours 

NOW is the time to register! All you have to do is select a date from the list below based on your intended major. Give us a call at 864-503-5246 or 1-800-277-8727 if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

In person Fab Friday events:

October 2 - Business majors

November 6 - Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Technology majors

November 13 - Nursing majors

December 4 - Education majors

Join us online (all majors):

October 9 at 10 a.m.

December 1 at 6 p.m.

Junior Day & Junior Scholars

It is never too early to begin visiting colleges to get a sense of how they fit your goals and expectations. Junior Day gives high school juniors a chance to spend some time with other prospective students, meet current students and faculty, and gain an in-depth overview of what to expect from USC Upstate.

We will also be honoring our Junior Scholars at the Junior Day event. 

Our Junior Day event will be held Saturday, April 4, 2020 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center. 

Registration has been temporarily suspended.

Transfer Tuesday

We know that the top priority for most transfer students is a highly respected academic program and setting. At USC Upstate, that's exactly what you'll find.

Transfer Tuesdays are designed for transfer students to meet individually with admissions, financial aid, and advisement staff so that they can help with all of the details to make your transition to USC Upstate a smooth and seamless process.*

Explore all the options available to you at USC Upstate. We offer options for flexible scheduling, evening and online courses. Select a date from the list below to register now! Check in begins at 2:30 p.m., program will start at 3:00 p.m.

October 6, 2020

November 10, 2020

All events on the Spartanburg Campus will be held in the Health Education Complex.

*Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their academic transcripts for review of transfer credit.


If you're unable to come in person, join us online! Select one of the dates below to register.

October 9, 2020 at 10 a.m.

December 1, 2020 at 6 p.m.


Preview Day

The University of South Carolina Upstate would like to invite you to join us on Thursday, February 28, 2019 for our preview day. This event is a great opportunity for educators, parents, and students of homeschooling, online and private school education communities to tour our campus, learn about degree programs and student life options. You will be able to meet with faculty, staff, administrators, and current USC Upstate students. It’s basically one-stop shopping designed to introduce you to everything USC Upstate has to offer!

All events take place in the University Readiness Center beginning at 10 a.m. We encourage you to reserve your spot now!

Additional Resources

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