800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
Patrick JamisonTeam: Men's Track & Field
Brenicke JohnsonTeam: Women's Track & Field
Baptist Collegiate Ministry (formerly IGNITE)Ignite is a fellowship of college students seeking to find and implement God's purpose for them and their world. Through such experiences as fellowships, study groups, worship programs and service projects, individual and community growth is sought. Ignite is open to all students. For more information contact Suzanne Bachelor via email or call or text at 864-266-0910.
Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU)CRU is a fellowship of followers of Jesus Christ who seek to live out their faith on the campus of USC Upstate. It is open to all students. For more information, contact Mark Bouchillon at 864-506-6414.
Catholic Student AssociationWorshiping and socializing with our peers, reinforcing personal ethics and sharing God’s word with others enhances the development of social, emotional and spiritual growth of our Catholic students. Acts of mercy (community service) and learning more about our faith are goals. For more information, check out our Facebook page, Catholic Student Association USC Upstate or contact Myles Alexander at 864-503-5826.
City Lights College
MinistryFirst North College Ministry is a family of college-aged young adults who share their journey of faith together. We meet at various times of the week for Bible study, worship and just hanging out to build healthy relationships. We have a passion to see others around us come to know the freedom that we have in Christ, and our lives are committed to sharing that message to those we love, live with, work with, study with, play sports with anyone God places in our path. Bring your questions, your doubts, your skepticism. We've all been there and we welcome all who seek the truth. "If you seek me with all your heart," declares the Lord, "I will be found by you." Jer. 29:13. For more information, contact Stephen McNeil.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)The mission of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to present to athletes and coaches and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the Fellowship of the church. For more information, contact Reid Bowyer.
Freethinkers, UpstateUpstate Freethinkers is a student organization that allows all those who question organized religion to meet and discuss their beliefs in a safe, judgement free environment, We encourage students to use their intellectual and critical minds to reach their own conclusions about many subject,s including religion. For more information, contact Brock Adams.
Journey, TheThe Journey takes the truth of Jesus Christ to
the campus, community and world by producing leaders of African descent who are
spiritually focused, financially responsible and morally fit. For more
information, contact Desiree
Living on Purpose Campus MinistryLiving on Purpose Campus Ministry is an on campus bible study that is offered to equip, empower and encourage students to live victoriously through the inspired word of God. For more information contact LaSonya Genovese.MERGEMERGE is a collegiate group that exists to unite college students across Spartanburg to experience God and love others in the process. For more information contact Hannah Wright.
Muslim Student AssociationThe Muslim Student Association (MSA) is an organization that aims to create a community for Muslim students at USC Upstate and to foster understanding and communication between students with any or no religious background. The MSA is a social group for Muslims of different cultures and a forum for non-Muslim students to learn more about Muslim culture and the peaceful nature and beauty of the religion. The MSA strives to promote unity among Muslim students, help educate those who want to learn more about Islam, and to help create a diverse and inclusive community at USC Upstate. For more information, contact David Damrel.
Spartanburg UKirk (formally Presbyterian Students’ Association)Spartanburg UKirk strives to be an open-minded community which seeks to provide an environment where all students are welcomed and can grow spiritually, socially and emotionally as servants of Jesus the Christ: experiencing and expressing God's radical love; being a pilgrim on a faith journey; doing what Jesus did; finding shelter - a safe place; becoming friends with lots of different people; reaching out and helping others; respecting others' opinions; spiritual outlet; growing in many ways; expressing one’s true self; walking the talk; having fun; praying; digging deep into the Bible. For more information contact Penny Wright or Rachel Epps.
TruthSeekers Bible Study ClubTruthseekers is an organization that holds the primary focus of helping students gain a better understanding of God and of the Bible, and does so through personal discussions and small group Bible studies. For more information contact Dennis Artale.
Forms for Student Organizations
Khrystal L. Smith, Ph.D.Assistant Dean of Students& Director of Student Life
Doug Peters, M.Ed.
Assistant Director for Multicultural Programs and Non-Traditional Student Services
Cory "Rudy" Taylor, M.Ed.
Assistant Director for Campus Programs
John Montemayor, M.Ed.
Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life and Leadership Programs
Office of Student Life
Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center, Room 210
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?