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Computer Labs USC Upstate maintains more than 20 computer labs with nearly 600 computers across campus. These labs are maintained with up-to-date, industry standard hardware and software. The labs range from instruction-only labs in academic departments to open labs for general student access. To view a full listing of all on-campus labs including location, hours of operation, software availability, and level of assistance provided, please visit www.uscupstate. edu/its. For information on anywhere, anytime access from your own device to our computer lab software please see the information on SpartanGreenSky. Counseling Services Counseling Services offers personal, career and group counseling, psychiatric support, psychological testing, educational workshops, and administers the MAT and DANTES. All services are confidential and provided free of charge (minimal charge for testing) to Upstate students at both the Spartanburg and Greenville campuses. Counseling Services is located in CLC 224 and open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please contact us at (864) 503-5195 for Greenville hours. Personal Counseling Counseling Services works with students, individu-ally and in groups, regarding a variety of concerns such as stress, anxiety, depression, alcohol, drug abuse, eating disorders, human sexuality, and personal development. Personality preference tests and interest inventories are also offered within both personal and career counseling. Career Exploration Counseling Services offers assistance to students who are attempting to define career goals. Through the Career Exploration process, testing is available to help students identify personal characteristics that are related to career interests. These resources, coupled with career counseling, have proven to be extremely useful in examining the relationship between interests, values, skills and career options. Groups Counseling Services offers group counseling on various themes during the fall and spring. Personal Counseling 175 developed to impact the health, wellness, and economic development of the Upstate. The mission of the Wellness Center is to provide a safe and accommodating environment for the students, faculty and staff of the University of South Carolina Upstate. We encourage the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle to enhance the academic and personal development of the student through physical activity and employment. The Wellness Center offers an eight-lane, 25-yard recreational swimming pool for lap swimming. The pool can also be used for innertube water basketball, dive-in movies, and water aerobics. This 60,000 square foot facility, a vision of former students, is the home to the Department of Campus Recreation, which offers activities such as intramural sports, outdoor recreation, group fitness, aquatics, and sport clubs. A ropes course is also provided and located at the Valley Falls Road entrance to campus. This course focuses on strengthening groups and energizing individuals through a variety of high and low ropes elements. Our knowledgeable staff can help you with any questions concerning the facility, programs, etc., please visit us for more information at www. uscupstate.edu/wellness. Student Employment Students interested in working at the Wellness Center should browse MySpartanJob.com for various employment opportunities available each semester. Different positions available throughout the facility include lifeguards, weightroom attendants, facility supervisors and facility attendants. Student sports officials are also hired to officiate intramural games. Student Memberships Most students taking one or more semester hours automatically become Wellness Center Members when they register and pay their fees. Career Services Please see Student Success Center Carolina Card I.D. Cards used to make purchases on campus You can now put money on your I.D. card to pay for goods and services on campus. Simply login to V.I.P. and look under the financial tab. Click on Carolina- Card options and add money to your account us-ing a credit card. Visit http://carolinacard.sc.edu/ for more information. CarolinaCard is currently ac-cepted in the Bookstore, Dining Service locations, Information Technology, Library, and select vending machines on campus. 171 ‘16 - ‘17 Student Handbook


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