Mission Statement

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  1. The social, intellectual, cultural, and physical development of students, faculty, and staff.
  2. Providing an affordable quality education.
  3. Excellence in all aspects of university life.
  4. Providing a continuous improvement environment.


  1. Educate students to be productive, responsible, citizens and effective leaders in a rapidly changing global society.
  2. Develop and maintain a student body of sufficient size and with appropriate characteristics to constitute a robust learning community.
  3. Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative processes and services.
  4. Enhance and maintain sound financial planning that assures adequate fiscal resources for the university.

Our mission is to provide services and programs aimed at the social, intellectual, cultural, and physical development of students. As a student-centered Division, we advocate for affordable, quality education and excellence in all aspects of university life for our students.

Our vision is to empower students through opportunities for learning enrichment, moral and civic responsibility development, and preparation for their future as successful graduates.

Helpful Links

» Financial Aid

» Scholarships

» University Housing

» Gamecock Orientation

» Registrar's Office

Important Dates

Scholarship Period
October 1, 2013 - March 1, 2014

FAFSA Priority Deadline
March 15, 2014

Spring Preview Day
February 22, 2014
April 5, 2014

Housing Priority Deadline
May 1, 2014

Note: The application fee increased to $35 effective 8/28/2013