- Parents and Families Gateway
Parents and Families Gateway
Office of Parent & Family Programs
Let our team partner with you to support your student's growth and success at the
university. Review our 2019-20 family calendar and handbook [pdf]. Contact us directly with questions or concerns at 800-868-6752 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents Annual Fund
Help strengthen your student's living and learning environment and show your support for their university home.
Get the App
Download the award-winning UofSC Parent and Family Programs app by searching "University of South Carolina Parents" in the app store or text the link to your phone.
Payment and Finances
The Office of Parent & Family Programs has partnered with South Carolina's Substance Abuse Prevention and Education team to provide an in-depth guide to talking with student about alcohol use during their time in college.
Review tips, frequently asked questions and talking points to help your student be successful this month.
Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps for free to download on the device of your choice.
Dates and Deadlines
Monday, Aug. 17, 2020
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020
Monday, Sep. 7, 2020
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Wearing a face covering can help protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Learn how to easily transform an old T-shirt into a DIY face covering.
This fall, the College of Arts and Sciences begins its new themed semester initiative that encourages faculty and students from across the university to explore ideas related to the core subject of justice. The theme is meant to combine work from the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural and mathematical sciences to bear on today's challenging issues and problems.
John C. Calhoun’s legacy until now has been quite prominent in American society – and not just in the South, but Calhoun’s days as a revered icon in the public sphere are gradually coming to an end. Education professor Christian Anderson addresses the issue of Calhoun’s legacy in The Conversation as we are in the midst of a nationwide reappraisal of our past that also affects UofSC.