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Monday 1/14

Getting Started in Research Workshop
12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Gambrell 003A (PC Lab)

OFSP Workshop: Orientation to National Fellowships
5:30 pm
HRH B110

Tuesday 1/15

Getting Started in Research Workshop
6:00 - 7:00 pm 
Gambrell 003A (PC Lab)

Thursday 1/17

MLK 2019: Black Women on the front lines of freedom
film screening and panel discussion
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Karen J. Williams Courtroom

Southern Exposure New Music Series:
Roomful of Teeth
8:00 – 9:30 pm
DMSB 101 Johnson Performance Hall

Friday 1/18

MLK 2019: Commemorative Breakfast
7:30 – 9:00 am
The Zone at Williams-Brice

Saturday 1/19

MLK Day of Service
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Davis Field

Sunday 1/20

MLK 2019: Freedom Rings
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Booker T. Washington Auditorium

Monday 1/21
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

King Day at the Dome March
9:15 am
Washington and Gadsden Streets to the SC State House

The Great Peanut Butter and Jelly Competition
9:00 am -1:00 pm
Russell House Ballroom C, RHUU 202 Lounge

Dates & Deadlines:

Spring semester drop/add deadline

1/25 Peer Mentorship Program application deadline

  CUhackit Clemson hackathon

1/30 SCHC Study Abroad Fair

2/1 Honors College graduation application deadline

Honors Gala! Interest form >>

2/20 Magellan Scholar Deadline

4/26 DiscoverUSC

Leadership Opportunities

SCHC Peer Mentorship Program 
Application Now Open! Deadline- 1/25 
Being a mentor is a great way for upperclassmen give back. Through this leadership position you'll connect with new students and share wisdom and advice about being an Honors College student.  

Dean's Council 
Help plan events for the Honors College, increase alumni interactions and share your ideas on how to make the Honors College experience even better! 

Black Honors Caucus  
BHC is a safe space for high achieving Black students to convene and share ideas unapologetically and without fear, building a sense of community to empower Black students and setting a precedent of excellence. Contact president  Alex Thompson for more info.  

Further Together Columbia 
Founded by SCHC young alumni, Further Together Columbia is a new community outreach group focused on bringing students younger than 25 and adults older than 50 together to connect, communicate, and learn.   More>> 

New Semester Notes:

If you are retaking a course for grade forgiveness that was previously taken as an honors course, even if you are retaking the course the second time as a non-honors course, there is an additional form that you must submit PRIOR to retaking the course. This form must be filled out and submitted to your Honors advisor to be signed by an SCHC Dean before January 22nd.

If you wish to H-Option one of your courses this semester, you must complete the H-Option Form in consultation with the instructor for the course and submit it to the Honors College before January 22nd. (H-Option is not available to freshmen, can be used only three times, and usually cannot be exercised for courses regularly offered by the Honors College or for 100-level courses.)

If you have an internship this semester and want to receive Honors credit, you must complete and submit the Internship Contract before January 22nd. In order to submit the contract and enroll in the internship course, you must make an appointment with our Internship Coordinator, Erica Elbery--this appointment can be made through EAB Pathfinder or you can see Erica during her internship drop-in hours on January 22 from 12:30pm - 4:30pm in DeSaussure 123.

If you are conducting research with a professor this semester and want to receive credit through SCHC 497, you must complete and submit the Research Contract before January 22nd.

To change your major sign up for a Change of Major workshop for the new college you wish to change to. Here is a video to show you how to schedule this appointment.

To change your major into the Darla Moore School of Business you must apply to transfer into the college by March 1st using this application.

Honors Advising for Fall ’19 will take place between February 25th and April 5th. Your Honors advisor will send out the link to sign up for an appointment on Monday, February 18th.



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