For Student Success




Academic advisors can use Starfish to set their appointment availability, view and record advising notes and provide students feedback on their academic progress.



Faculty can use Starfish to provide students with preferred contact information and feedback on their course progress. Faculty advisors can also use Starfish to document advising progress and outreach to students.



Starfish provides a central location to connect with academic advisors, faculty, and students and others on campus who are here to support student learning.

Starfish® is a suite of student learning support tools selected by USC Upstate to help students succeed and graduate. It gives faculty, students and staff the opportunity to connect on another level.

Starfish offers the USC Upstate community—including faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students—access to a robust student success system that can flag students at risk, pinpoint areas of concern, and connect students with valuable services and early interventions.

For login help, please contact the Help Desk:

Spartanburg Help Desk: 864-503-5257
Greenville Help Desk: 864-552-4269


If you are having trouble logging in, please visit the USC Upstate password reset page and reset your password. If you are still unable to login please contact the Help Desk.

Contact Us

Contact a Starfish Team Member:

Kim Purdy

Susannah Waldrop