Member Benefits

“I built a deep connection with the USC family over eight years. My Life Membership with the Alumni Association keeps connected to the Gamecock community.”

Dr. John Corral, `18 Ed.D


The USC Alumni Association is powered by membership support. Our members enable us to engage more students, host more alumni events and programs, and build the brand of South Carolina around the world. We are always hard at work developing more benefits, programs, and discounts exclusively for our members! Check back on this page for even more great benefits in the future.

Please contact us if you have any questions about membership or your benefits.


  • Leadership
  • Learning
  • Discounts
  • Campus Connections
  • Board of Governors

    The Board of Governors is chartered to guide and oversee the operations of the Alumni Association.

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    Affinity Group Leadership

    The Alumni Association proudly supports Affinity and Interest Groups to connect alumni with specific backgrounds.

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    Local Club Leadership

    Our members lead over 45 active clubs around the world and are the backbone of the Gamecock network. Get involved today!

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    Voting Member

    Association Members get to vote on key decisions like board appointments and club leadership. Let your voice be heard!

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    Continuing Education

    Life Members can save up to 15% and Members can save up to 10% on UofSC Continuing Education programs and Conferences! 

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    Free Career Services

    Members receive up to three free hours of career consultations per year from the UofSC Career Center—an annual value of $120!

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    Professional Book Club

    On a quest to read more? Managed by our partner PBC Guru, our virtual book club is a great way to talk with fellow Gamecocks, share ideas and learn new perspectives.

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    Horseshoe Brick Discount

    Alumni Association Members receive significant discounts on Horseshoe Brick purchases.

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    National Discount Program

    Alumni Association Members have access to savings at 400,000+ retailers, restaurants and more through our discount program. We are upgrading our discount program. Check back soon for more details.

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    Pastides Alumni Center Rentals

    Members receive a 5% discount on room rental rates, and Life Members receive a 10% discount.

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    Thomas Cooper Library Access

    Connect with campus like your college days! Members get exclusive online access and borrowing privileges.

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    Campus Recreation

    Campus Recreation offers use of facilities for alumni association members.

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    Carolinian Subscription

    The Carolinian magazine offers exclusive content from UofSC and unique alumni stories from around the globe.

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