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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Mathematics

Contact Us

For general inquiries, call the Department's main number, 803-777-4224, or stop by LeConte 411. We are located at 1523 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208, at the northwest corner of the intersection of Pickens and Greene Streets.

Note: For questions concerning overrides and how to get into courses, see this page.  In particular, the last link there contains answers to most questions you will have.

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Chair:Prof. Anton R. Schep

Office: LeConte 409

Phone: 803-777-4225

Email*: chair

Departmental oversight, faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, budgets, fundraising, newsletter, facilities, and planning.


Assistant Chair: Prof. Adela Vraciu

Office: LeConte 300C

Phone: 803-777-4757

Email*: achair

Course scheduling; office assignments; assists the Chair.


Undergraduate Director: Prof. Matthew Miller

Office: LeConte 300I

Phone: 803-777-7455

Email*: ugraddir

In charge of the Undergraduate program including freshman and transfer student orientation, advising, prerequisite overrides, awards, curriculum, study abroad, internships, transfer credit questions, waivers and exceptions, program assessment, and recruitment. Also handles concerns about grading and instruction of undergraduate courses. 


Graduate Director: Prof. Matthew Boylan

Office: LeConte 411

Phone: 803-777-3882

Email*: graddir

In charge of the Graduate Program, including recruitment, admissions, advisement, and curriculum. In charge of Teaching Assistants (budget, scheduling teaching, office assignments, and teaching supervision).


Director of the Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute: Prof. Pencho Petrushev

Office: LeConte 427

Phone: 803-777-6696

Email*: pencho

Leads the IMI, including formulating proposals for grant support, building bridges to the rest of the University, arranging many research visits, and scheduling seminars.



The Department Administration is supported by a team of capable administrative and technical professionals (see Department Directory).




Mailing address

Department of Mathematics

LeConte College

1523 Greene Street

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208-4014





Department: 803-777-3783

IMI: 803-777-6527