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. Contact us directly with questions or concerns at 800-868-6752 or scparents@sc.edu.

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Parents Association

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March E-Newsletter

Rock the Roost

Parents Annual Fund

Help strengthen your student's living and learning environment and show your support for their university home.

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Announcements

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.

Dance Marathon registration now open

University of South Carolina Dance Marathon registration is now open.

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Dates and Deadlines

Wellness Holiday

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021

Last Day of Classes

Monday, Apr. 26, 2021

Reading Day

Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021

Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturdays)

Ongoing through Wednesday, May. 5, 2021

Commencement Exercises in Columbia

Ongoing through Saturday, May. 8, 2021

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Stories for Parents

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Women frequently experience sexual harassment at work, yet few claims ever reach a courtroom

Sexual harassment at work is a very common occurrence for women, regardless of age or income level. Among women who have experienced unwanted sexual advances in the workplace, almost all reported that male harassers usually go unpunished. Law professor Joseph Seiner writes in The Conversation about the unfortunate reality that engaging in this conduct will result in no real consequences.

Brianna Lewis, 2021 graduating senior

Most likely to succeed

Brianna Lewis was voted “most likely to become a brain surgeon” in the first grade, and the Simpsonville, S.C.-native will soon begin earning the “Dr.” portion of that prediction. She’s headed to medical school this fall after wrapping up four years in the Honors College and two bachelor’s degrees — one in biology and another in experimental psychology.

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UofSC youth summer camps 2021

With only a few short months until summer, it’s time for parents to find summer activities to enhance the lives and bolster the minds of their children. Fortunately, UofSC offers a wide variety of summer camps for all interests from computer science and engineering to music and dance.

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