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Active COVID-19 cases drop at UofSC; Caslen expects numbers to rise again

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The number of active cases has dropped on the campus of the University of South Carolina. Tuesday the university released updated numbers showing active total cases at 654. 640 of the cases are students. Since August 1, there have been 1,904 cases reported. While the week-to-week numbers dropped, saliva testing on campus had stopped last week…

Officials: Two UofSC Greek Village Houses under quarantine after several test positive for COVID-19

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Two University of South Carolina Greek Village houses are now under quarantine after several residents tested positive for coronavirus, say University officials. According to a UofSC release, the students will remain in quarantine for up to 14 days. According to officials, the positive tests were confirmed by standard and saliva-based testing. The students were either asymptomatic or…

UofSC to begin issuing student refunds

Prorated refunds to include meal plan, parking passes and housing fees for services not provided starting March 16

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The University of South Carolina will start giving money back to students after closing the campus for the rest of the semester. According to UofSC, the prorated refunds will include meal plan, parking passes and housing fees for services that were not provided starting on March 16, the first day campus closed. Tuition, academic fees and student…

Thomas Cooper Library on UofSC Campus unveils ‘Library of the future’

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– On Tuesday, University of South Carolina leaders cut the ribbon on what they’re calling the ‘library of the future’. Located on the 4th floor of the Thomas Cooper Library, the new facility includes collaborative technology pods. The glass-walled spaces are equipped with large, interactive monitors to which students can wirelessly connect their phones and tablets. University of…