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  • Online classes will be available for those who want them
    Online classes will be available for those who want them

Gamecock U back in business August 20

Return to classes until Thanksgiving

Good news for Carolina students,

The University of South Carolina will re-start classroom instruction Thursday, August 20.

Fall 2020 semester classes will end at Thanksgiving with no fall break.

The university is expanding its online classes for those who prefer them.

University President Bob Caslen said this meets requirements for federal financial aid and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.”

Nothing has been given yet about re-starting football and other sports.

Clemson University and other state colleges are considering their options.

The schedule:

Aug. 20: Classes begin

Sept. 7: Labor Day will be a Remote Class Day with classes online

Oct. 15-16: No fall break, Classes will be held these days

Nov. 3: General Election Day will be a Remote Class Day. Classes will be held online

Nov. 24: Classroom instruction will end

Nov. 25-29: Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 30: Remote Class Day

Dec. 1: Remote Class Day

Dec. 2-4: Reading Days

Dec. 7-14: Final Exam period



Mailing Address:
     PO Box 9 Lexington
     SC 29071
Street Address:
     131 Swartz Rd.
     Lexington SC 29072
Phone: 803-359-7633
Fax: 803-359-2936