The Pastides Alumni Center and Alumni Association offices are temporarily closed, but our team is still here to serve you. To reach the association, email connect@uofscalumni.org. If you are interested in scheduling a future event at the center, email rbullard@mycarolina.org. You may also read more about our response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.

Benefits

Our Alumni Association is powered by the support of our members. Your support allows us to engage more students, host more alumni events and programs, and build the brand of South Carolina around the world. We are always hard at work developing more benefits and discounts exclusively for our members! We are just getting started with another wave of improvements, so keep an eye out in 2020 for even more great benefits.

Already a member? Sign in to our website to access your benefits! Please contact us if you have any questions about your benefits.

Services

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๐Ÿ›๏ธThomas Cooper Library - Connect with campus like your college days! Members get exclusive online access and borrowing privileges.


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๐Ÿ“•The Carolinian Magazineย offers exclusive content from the University and unique alumni stories. Don't miss out on these awesome stories!


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๐ŸŽ“ย The Legacy Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity reserved for incoming freshman students who are children or grandchildren of a University of South Carolina graduate and member of the Alumni Association.


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๐Ÿ‹๏ธBlatt P.E. Centerย - Alumni Association members may purchase a yearly membership or pay a daily rate to use the Blatt Center (just $10 per visit or $300 a year). Blatt memberships are subject to campus recreationย policies and procedures. Membership with Blatt is a separate cost and is not included in you Alumni Association membership, however, you must be a member to access the facility.ย 


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๐Ÿ“š UofSC Alumni Professional Book Club - Join other Gamecocks on our quest to read more! Managed by our partner PBC Guru, our virtual book club is a great way to talk with fellow alumni, share ideas, and learn new perspectives.


National Discount Program

๐Ÿ’ตMy Carolina Discount Program

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Alumni Association Members have exclusive access toย My Carolina Discount Program! With over 150,000 discounts at 500+ national restaurants, retailers, entertainment venues and local businesses, our program guarantees that you can make your membership pay for itself.

Examples include:

  • 10% off most shows at the Colonial Life Arena
  • $3 off at Jersey Mike's
  • $10 off at the Melting Pot
  • $49 off a membership at Planet Fitness

Discounts

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๐Ÿ ๐Ÿš—Nationwide - Exclusive alumni savings on auto, home, and much more. Support your Alumni Association and save!


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๐Ÿงฑย Get Your Personalized Brick! - Life Members can purchase their Horseshoe Brick for $200. That's $150 off the non-member price! Annual Members receive a $100 discount ($250). Leave your mark on our campus today!


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๐Ÿ“šย UofSC Continuing Education and Conferences - Never stop learning! All Members receive a 10% discount on all classes and Life Members receive a 15% for Carolina Classroom sessions!


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๐Ÿ’ผย UofSC Career Services - Members receive a reduced rate on career services post-graduation!


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๐Ÿ“ย Booking your next event? Look no further than the state-of-the-art Pastides Alumni Center at UofSC! Members receive 5% off room rental rates and Life Members receive 10% (for life!).


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๐Ÿจ Gopher Hotel Deals - Get the best deal and earn cash back when booking any hotel! Gopher works with hotels to reward you for cutting out the middle man. For UofSC Alumni who use Gopher, an additional 20% cash back will be donated to UofSC Alumni Association scholarships!


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๐Ÿ“šย University of South Carolina Press - Celebrating 75 years of excellence! Members receive 25% off direct orders from UofSC Press.


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๐Ÿ‘• Barefoot Campus Outfitter - 15% off in-store purchases at the Columbia, SC location (700 Lincoln Street). Just show your current membership card or digital membership profile to claim your discount!


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๐Ÿš˜ Rental Cars - With a special code, members can receive up to 25% off car rentals from participating brands like Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National!


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๐Ÿจ Hotels - With a special code, members can receive up to 15% off Choice Hotel brands like Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Clarion and many more!