The Sand Shark Society

Welcome Home, Alumni Sand Sharks!

The Sand Shark Society is a community of alumni of the University of South Carolina Beaufort who are dedicated to supporting and advancing the university's mission. Through networking, fundraising, and volunteerism, the Sand Shark Society aims to strengthen the ties between alumni, students, and the university, and to foster a culture of lifelong learning and engagement.

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Get Involved

We want to hear from you about what type of events we should be planning and how we can create a network to support you and your careers.  USCB is growing and we want to involve our alumni in our initiatives. 

In 2024 will be celebrating the 20th anniversary as a four-year institution! We're starting to plan this anniversary celebration now and would like your input. 


Graduation FamilySand Shark Society Mission Statement

The mission of the Alumni Affairs is to foster continuing connection and to provide continuing support for alumni of the University of South Carolina Beaufort through a diverse offering of programming and services. Alumni Affairs works to keep alumni engaged, informed and invested in the university and each other throughout their lives.  We are dedicated to a single ideal: No Sand Shark Swims Alone.

To contact us about any of the below, email

The Sand Shark Society Pledge

We are a community of people, who share the USCB experience.
We come together to support each other as we work to achieve our goals and navigate the world.
We celebrate the bond we share: USCB's enduring positive impact on our lives.
We proudly carry our education and values with us in everything we do.
We demonstrate, through our every interaction, how USCB elevates our lives.
We strive to inform, inspire and lift up future generations of Sand Sharks.
We give back to keep doors of opportunity open wide,
investing in the future of our community, our region and the world.
And, most of all…
We remember throughout our lives that:
This is how and why…

Give to USCB

Keep the doors of opportunity open wide for future generations of Sand Sharks.

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Check Out Alumni Career Services

USCB helps its alumni through employment postings and career services. To find out more about the career assistance the university can offer alumni, click here.

Request A Transcript

All official transcripts are ordered online through University of South Carolina Columbia. The University does not accept transcript requests by fax or email. If you know your Self Service Carolina username and password, order a transcript using Self Service Carolina.

If you do not know your Self Service Carolina username and password, order a transcript using Parchment Ordering Services.


Stay Connected: Where Are You Now?

As your alma mater, we want to know where you have gone and what you have been doing since graduating from USCB.  Please fill out this form: Alumni: Where Are You Now?

  • If you'd like to be featured in USCB publicity,  please also email us a photo of yourself – if possible at work or in your grad school setting. Please send at the largest possible size
  • We'd like to  keep you informed on all the happenings at USCB. If you'd like to get our news, please send your name and contact info to

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Contact Us

Ashton Cumbie               

Alumni Relations and Event Manager

Office: 843-208-8349
Cell:      843-226-3129
Room 259, Hargray Building
One University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909
Ashton Cumbie

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“USCB prepared me to take advantage of opportunities and be successful in many roles, including my current job as Assistant Director of Services at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.”
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Class of 2015, Hospitality Management