Your voice is crucial to helping policymakers understand the vital role the University of South Carolina plays in making the state a better place to live for all residents. Below are resources designed to help you effectively make the case for investing in the state’s flagship university.

2020-2021 Budget Request [pdf] >>

Learn how the system’s 2020-2021 budget request helps reinforce the mission of all our campuses. 


The University of South Carolina is our state’s leading educator, with 52,000+ students on eight campuses. Click here to learn more about University’s impact on South Carolina.

Impact by County >>

With eight campuses and 19 locations across the state, our local communities are a priority, and the university is committed to a superior student experience and academic excellence for all of its students.

Opportunity Act >>

Higher Education Opportunity Act »

The Opportunity Act (s.298) is one of the most encouraging pieces of legislation for higher education in years. The comprehensive proposal both restores funds to institutions and provides more opportunity for South Carolina students to earn a degree.

School of Medicine’s New Home

The University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine is ready for a new home in the heart of Columbia’s new Bull Street District development. Click Here to learn more

Reinvesting in SC Higher Education

Recent reinvestment in higher education is helping make college more affordable and accessible to a greater number South Carolinians. Click here to learn more.