- 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 2020-21 family calendar and handbook [pdf]. Contact us directly with questions or concerns at 800-868-6752 or email@example.com.
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
Spring and summer 2020 graduates will be honored in a pre-recorded virtual ceremony beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 8.
All students will receive one university reusable face covering this fall to add to their collection. There are a variety of ways students will receive a face covering.
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.
Dates and Deadlines
Intramural 1v1 Soccer Pong Tournament, Singles Table Tennis Season, and Football Kicking Challenge Deadlines
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020
Intramural 1v1 Soccer Shootouts Tournament, 2v2 Disc Golf Tournament, and 4v4 Bowling Season Deadlines
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020
Monday, Oct. 12, 2020
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020
Engage with Us
The Mighty Sound of the Southeast — the University of South Carolina's Marching Band — marks its 100th anniversary this fall, and a special tribute is planned on Facebook Sept. 25.
Students with intellectual disabilities face an array of challenges as they navigate their way through high school and transition to adulthood. Anthony Plotner, an assistant professor of special education in the College of Education, is working to ease that transition in practice and research.
The University of South Carolina welcomed almost 7,800 new students to the Columbia campus this fall and the incoming freshman class is more diverse and has more in-state students than any previous class.