Learning from the Experts

Guest Speakers 101 USL values students learning and understanding the world through experiences and the experts. We want to empower USL students to be engaged in civic life. We are building life skills in our students to foster future leaders. These values drive our program of hosting … Read more

Día del Los Muertos

The students have been working with Spanish Teacher Monica Doubal on setting up their very own altars for Día del Los Muertos celebrated November 1st and 2nd. On November 1st and 2nd, all members of the USL community, especially parents, are invited to see the … Read more


USL Places in State Quiz Bowl

USL attended 3 days of competitions in Columbia as part of the South Carolina Independent School Association’s (SCISA) Quiz Bowl State Championship. The Intermediate School team went undefeated while the Upper and Middle school teams both placed 3rd all around. The culture of University School plays a … Read more


LOTC: Bakari Sellers

On August 19, students enjoyed meeting and talking with Bakari Sellers in a virtual Town Hall forum. He spoke with students about his powerful autobiography, My Vanishing Country, which was released a few months ago. Sellers last visited USL when he was running for Lt. … Read more

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2018 Exit Polling Recap

“Democracy needs people to be in the habit of thinking about the merits of the other view, and it’s truly a habit. It’s a way of behaving. It’s not the kind of thing that you can just never do and then suddenly do with ease. … Read more