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Discover USC

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research

Transportation & Parking

Discover USC is held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Columbia. View the Convention Center on Google Maps and generate directions from your departure point to the center.

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201 


Discover USC 2024 Shuttle Service

For Discover USC 2024, shuttles will run between the Horseshoe on the USC Columbia campus and the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center continuously from 8:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.


Discover USC 2024 Parking

Parking for Discover USC is very limited. We encourage all USC Columbia students, faculty and staff to use the shuttle system to travel to and from the event.

The majority of parking within walking distance of the event site is in metered on-street spaces. Visitors who will be driving to Discover USC should be prepared to pay for parking.

Metered On-Street Parking

There are metered on-street parking spaces within walking distance of the event location. Visitors can pay for parking meters with coins, City-issued SmartCards and tokens or with the PassPort Parking Mobile Pay App for smartphones.

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