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• NTS luncheons are held during the year in the HPAC lobby and on the Greenville Campus Non-traditional student Services is located in the Office of Student Life, Suite 210 of the Campus Life Center. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with evening hours by appointment. For more information contact the office at 503-5122. Opportunity Network Please see Student Success Center Passwords Student passwords for email, wireless internet, logging onto the campus computers, and logging into the library databases can only be reset at password.uscupstate.edu. Student passwords for Blackboard are set through the student’s my.sc. edu self-service account under the personal section labeled View My IDs and manage my passwords. Personal Laptop Wireless Printing Students are able to print wireless to printers in various buildings across campus. For more information and a listing of locations visit “Student Printing” at www.uscupstate.edu/its . Service Learning & Community Engagement This office supports the development and implemen-tation of service-learning and community-based experiences in academic courses and co-curricular programs. We advocate for experienced-based learning to promote lifelong commitment to social responsibility and public service while enhancing the students’ personal growth and enriching the lives of persons within the Upstate Region. For additional information, contact the Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement at 503-5433, or visit us in the Campus Life Center, Suite 202. Service Learning Classes By combining academic theory with practical real-life experience, service-learning provides students with a broader and deeper understanding of the course content, fosters a sense of civic engagement, and sharpens insights into themselves and their place in the community. Students provide service in their community that is directly connected to their academic coursework, and the community provides an educational experience for the student. To find out what service-learning courses are offered at USC Upstate, please contact the Office of Service- Learning and Community Engagement. IMPACT IMPACT, a community service organization, helps unite the campus and community by promoting good relations among students, faculty members, and administrators, and serves as the student-led community service branch of the Office of Student Life. Community service opportunities may include, but are not limited to: monthly service projects in the Greater Spartanburg Area, Spartan Day of Service, annual Fall Break Day of Service, Haunted Hollow, and Angel Tree. Spartan GreenSky SpartanGreenSky is an initiative of USC Upstate to provide anywhere, anytime access to USC Upstate email, files and course required software for all students, faculty and staff. Included in these services are email, cloud storage, and virtual computer access. With SpartanGreenSky, users can access any of these services via any device (computer, tablet or smartphone) with Internet access, including access to nearly all computer labs and specialized software previously only available in specific computer labs. Visit www. uscupstate.edu/its for more information. Student Life The Office of Student Life is home to Campus Programs, Leadership Programs, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Homecoming, Multicultural Programs, Non-traditional Student Services (NTS), Registered Student Organizations, Spartan Speakers Lecture Series, Student Media, and Upstate Expeditions. Student Life is committed to planning, implementing, evaluating, and supporting programs designed to meet the needs of USC Upstate students. Staff members encourage students to broaden their horizons by creating opportu-nities for social, multicultural, and civic involvement. By participating in co-curricular programs, students are able to develop positive interpersonal skills, the ability to work in groups, explore different cultures and experienc-es, and develop a greater connection to the University community. Students who choose to become involved in the co-curricular activities provided by Student Life can transfer these skills to their professional and community involvement after graduation. For additional informa-tion regarding the Office of Student Life, please call 503-5122, or visit us in the CLC, Suite 210. Student Success Center Library 222, 503-5392 The Student Success Center at the University of South Carolina Upstate provides students with the resources they need to succeed in their studies, graduate in a timely manner, and successfully begin a career or continue with graduate studies. Services provided by the center include Academic Support, 1‘8146 - ‘17 Student Handbook 180


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