Application Instructions


If you have not already, it is strongly recommended that you contact the USC Aiken Palmetto College Coordinator prior to submitting your application.

Mary Claire Millies

803-641-3595 or MaryM@usca.edu

Step 1

Go to USC Aiken application page.

Fall application deadline: July 15. Spring application deadline: December 1.

Step 2

Click on First Time User or Returning User .

Step 3

Create or Enter your User ID and Pin .

Step 4

Choose USC Aiken for your Campus.

Step 5

For Application Type , please choose Aiken Palmetto College.

Step 6

Enter Admission Term and Name. Please note: Palmetto College admission is only for fall and spring semesters.

Step 7

Fill - out the application. (Permanent Address, Current Address, Emergency Contact, Personal Information)

Step 8

In the Planned Course of Study section, please do one of the following:

For Business Majors

  1. Planned Course of Study : Choose Business Administration
  2. Answer Question #1: Have you contacted the USC Aiken Palmetto College Coordinator?
  3. Enter Other Majors, Minors and Concentrations : Choose Accounting or Management

For Special Education Majors

  1. Planned Course of Study : Choose Special Education
  2. Answer Question #1: Have you contacted the USC Aiken Palmetto College Coordinator?
  3. Enter Other Majors, Minors and Concentrations : Choose None (required)

Step 9

Complete the rest of the application and then click Application is Complete . This will bring you to the application fee page. The fee is $45 and non-refundable.


For application questions, please contact USC Aiken Office of Admissions — 803 - 641 - 3366 For questions about the USC Aiken Palmetto College program, please contact Mary Claire Millies — 803 - 641 - 3595 or MaryM@usca.edu