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USC: Extended University

Information for specific audiences:


Here are the easy steps to your summer school experience:

  1. Obtain approval for transient study from your home school advisor. Be sure the courses you choose will transfer back.

  2. Apply to the University of South Carolina via the undergraduate admissions web page: . There you will set up an account and answer a series of questions, which will classify you appropriately as a “special student” with non-degree status.

  3. You will be notified once you are admitted and directed to the office of Adult Student Services
    for advisement and pre-registration counseling. The friendly advising staff there will help you through this short process.

Questions? Call 803-777-9446 or email

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