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Library Information for Dual Enrolled Students attending USC Upstate.

Dual Enrollment

USC Upstate High School Dual Enrollment with green spartan head logo

Up. For a jump-start on college.

Get ahead at USC Upstate!

With USC Upstate’s Dual Enrollment Program, you can start earning college credit while you are still in high school. 

What courses can I take?
Students are responsible for ensuring the selected course will transfer to the college they plan to attend.

ENGL 101: English Composition I
CSCI 138: Intro to Computer Technology
MATH 102: Elementary Statistics

PSYC 101: Intro to Psychology
HIST 102: Intro to World History II
MUSC 140: History of Rock Music

View the complete schedule, including times and locations.

How much does it cost?
The cost of a course is $198. 

Are there any requirements? How do I get started?
You must have a B average in order to enroll in any dual enrollment courses. Once enrolled, courses require students follow the professors syllabus for attendance and grades. To get started, simply follow the instructions on the Apply Now page to fill out the dual enrollment application for admission. You will also need to send us a letter of recommendation from your high school guidance counselor. 

For more information, contact Donette Stewart at or 864-503-5246.

New Student Information- Information Technology

Welcome to USC Upstate! You will use a variety of technologies while here. Below is a listing of the most essential accounts and services you will need to set up now. Take a few minutes and walk through these steps, in the order they are listed.

**Before going any further, make sure you have your student data sheet containing your network username, e-mail address, and VIP ID number. This should have been mailed to you already.**

1. Create Your USC Upstate Campus Password

Your USC Upstate campus account is used to login to the following:

  • Computers on campus
  • The USC Upstate wireless network
  • Student e-mail
  • Library databases when off campus

You should already have your username and e-mail address in the student data sheet mailed to you earlier. With letter in hand, go to This is USC Upstate's online password reset site for students. You will be using it to create your initial password this time, but you can also use the same site to reset your password should you forget it in the future. You will need your network username and VIP ID number to create your password. USC Upstate campus passwords must be at least six characters long.

2. Login to Your Student E-mail for the First Time

After successfully creating your password in the previous step, you are ready to login to your student e-mail for the first time. Go, and enter your username (not the whole email), and the password you just created as the password. USC Upstate uses Microsoft Office 365 for student e-mail.

When you login to your student e-mail successfully for the first time, you will be prompted through a quick setup process. These questions are a one-time deal, you will not be asked them again. After filling this information out, you will be taken to your inbox.

3. Logon to a Campus Computer

When logging onto a campus computer you will use your username (the first part of your email before the @) and the same password as your email account. Logging onto Spartan Green Sky will be the same process except after you enter your login credentials you will need to chose which "pool" you want to connect to. Different virtual pools have different software and the pools you have permission to access will depend on what classes you are taking.

4. Create Your Self Service Carolina Password  

Now that you are logged in to your student e-mail, you can create your Self Service Carolina password. SSC is the online student information system, you will use it heavily throughout your time at USC Upstate. It replaces the previous system, VIP. Creating your password might seem tricky at first, but is pretty straightforward as long as you follow the directions. You will need to know your VIP ID and Social Security Number to create your password. To login to SSC you can use the link on the Current Students page of the USC Upstate website or by going directly to

5. Create Your Blackboard Password

Once you are able to login to Self Service Carolina, you can create your Blackboard password. Your professors may or may not use Blackboard, but it is a good idea to set this password just in case. Very simply, this is done within your SSC account, under the Personal section.

6. Logging onto the Wireless

To logon to the USC Upstate wireless you will need to login with your Upstate username, install safe connect, ensure you have up to date virus software and turn automatic updates on.

7. Printing

Students have two ways they can print on campus:

Both methods will require you to have print credits or money on your Carolina Card. You can make deposits 24/7 with a minimum amount of $10.00 from the CarolinaCard Options in Your deposit will load to your CarolinaCard within 5 minutes. All you need to do is click here to login to your CarolinaCard Options.

8. Accessing USC Upstate Software from your Personal Computer

Students now have the ability to access USC Upstate software from your personal computer at no cost!

Having trouble? Give the Help Desk a call at (864) 503-5257, e-mail us at, or visit in person in Administration 109. The Help Desk is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Login Help

Logging in to USC Upstate Library Resources and Services

Some resources and services offered by the USC Upstate Library require users to log in with their USC Upstate username and password, which is also used to log in to campus computers. Students, faculty and staff encounter the "Enter Network Password" box below when using the following Library resources and services off-campus:

  • Library's databases and e-resources
  • Electronic resources in library catalog 
  • Journal Finder
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Electronic reserves 

USC Upstate Student Login Information
Please enter your student login information to continue on to the page you are seeking.

If you do not know your USC Upstate login, please visit Information Technology's page to gain more help on finding your password.

Faculty/staff login information
Faculty/staff login is the same username and password as used for access to your office computers.

Need more help?
User's may also call USC Upstate Information Technology Help Desk at 864-503-5257 or report issues through email at When calling for assistance, Distance Education students should be sure to state that they are enrolled in a distance education program at USC Upstate.


It is very important that you visit the USC Upstate library in person! All students must register their vehicle with Campus Police. There is a registration fee for a parking decal and designated parking areas. Click through for more information about parking registration. 

Usually the library parking lot gets very full! Be sure to have an ample amount of time to park before your class starts. Check out this map to see the whole campus. Click through to view this parking map

ID Card: What does it do?

The CarolinaCard is your ID as well as a pre-paid declining balance card which accesses the deposits you make into your Carolina Cash account. Each time you make a purchase, the amount of the purchase is deducted from the account balance. The Carolina Cash account is for purchases across campus and the monies roll over each semester.

University students are issued a CarolinaCard at University Public Safety.

  • Checking out library materials: An official University photo ID card is required to check out materials at the USC Upstate Library.
  • PrintingStudents are given a $25.00 printing balance at the beginning of each semester for use in the computers labs and copy machines throughout campus. This is the equivalent of 500 single-sided black and white print outs.

    resource: Library GIF CAT

Subject Guide

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Virginia Cononie
Public Services Librarian
Office: LIB 103


Main Library: 864-503-5620