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Office of Parent & Family Programs

Let our team partner with you to support your student's growth and success at the university. Contact us directly with questions or concerns at 800-868-6752 or scparents@sc.edu.

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Announcements

Carolina Food addresses service issues

After receiving feedback about extended wait times and out of stock items, especially in the Russell House, Carolina Food Co. has expanded hours across campus at over 30 campus locations and added employees for peak times.

Helpful UofSC campus apps

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps that are free to download to your mobile device.

Spring into Health: COVID-19 and the Student Experience

A panel of student leaders will discuss their experiences during the pandemic in a virtual event hosted by the UofSC Alumni Association and Primsa Health on March 9.

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Dates and Deadlines

Last Day of Classes

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Reading Day

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021

Classes Begin

Monday, Jan. 10, 2022

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Stories for Parents

Ismael Delgado, graduating senior 2021

Biochemistry major, December graduate parlays lab skills into job

College life has been a quite a ride for Ismael Delgado, who switched campuses, changed majors, flipped his bike, broke his collarbone, fell in love with scuba diving — and studied abroad in South Korea during the pandemic. And if all of that weren’t enough, Delgado managed to turn his passion for laboratory research into a regular job in a COVID-testing lab and developed career plans for after graduation this December.

The orb on the top of the Maxcy monument, as seen from below

UofSC announces plans for 2022-23 tuition freeze

The University of South Carolina announced Friday (Nov. 19) its plan to freeze tuition systemwide for the 2022-23 academic year, making it the fourth year in a row the state’s flagship has held tuition at the same rate.

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