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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • The Close-Hipp Building on a beautiful clear day with blue skies. two female students are walking with coffee chatting. HRSM brag banners of HRSM students hang in front of the building from the light posts, and welcome feather flag banners are displayed on the ground.

Visit the College of HRSM

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management welcomes prospective students and their parents! Deciding which major or area of study to pursue is an important process. HRSM's Welcome Center team is here to help and hosts information sessions, both on campus and online, each week.

On campus

If you are planning a visit to campus, be sure to add an in-person information session with the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management to your tour.

In-person information sessions are available by appointment on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. during the month of May and Monday-Thursday at 1 p.m. from May 31 to August 11.

They provide helpful insight about our degree programs, student experience, facilities, career pathways and more. You can also go on a guided tour of the college's facilities after the session. 

Schedule your on-campus visit here.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, on-campus tours may be limited, and health protocols are required for all participants.

For more information about visiting the University of South Carolina and on-demand campus tour resources, click here.


The College of HRSM offers virtual information sessions by appointment for prospective students and parents on Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. EST. These live, interactive sessions are a great way to learn more about the college and explore our majors without leaving home. Schedule your HRSM virtual information session here.

Our Location

The College of HRSM is located in the Close-Hipp Building at 1705 College Street, Columbia, SC. This eight story facility is the largest academic building on campus, and HRSM has offices on the 1st, 6th, 7th and 8th floors. In-person academic information sessions are held at the HRSM Welcome Center on the first floor of the Close-Hipp building. 

Contact Us

For more information about visiting the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, please call 803-777-4776 (HRSM) or email

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