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Student Life

Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center

The University of South Carolina welcomes graduate students from diverse backgrounds to enjoy the lifestyle that the university and the city of Columbia have to offer.

University lifestyle

What they all find here is a tradition-rich and growing institution with a host of opportunities—from challenging academics, to over 300 clubs and organizations to extracurricular activities and volunteer and service projects. The Horseshoe is the University's picturesque center of campus, a gathering place for studying, sunbathing, or just relaxing. A few blocks from main campus, the University's unique research and innovation district, Innovista, is taking shape with two large facilities, the Horizon Center and Discovery Plaza. Take a virtual tour of campus.

Other new or future facilities include: