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 scparents@sc.edu.

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Cocky and his parents

Parents Association

Sign up for the dues-free Parents Association to receive monthly e-newsletters and other important email communication from the University of South Carolina!

 

November 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.

Parents and Family Programs app

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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


Announcements

November Monthly Tips

Review tips, frequently asked questions and talking points to help your student be successful this month.

Fall passport fairs to be held at Russell House

The University of South Carolina Postal Services hosts two passport fairs during the fall semester in the Student Mail Center in the basement of the Russell House.

October Monthly Tips

Review tips, frequently asked questions and talking points to help your student be successful this month.

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Dates and Deadlines

Last Day of Classes

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Reading Day

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

Classes Begin

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

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Stories for Parents

James Cutsinger

Professor helped students find the light within

Not many professors inspire lofty tribute. Some we forget and others are scarcely remembered. James Cutsinger, a religious studies professor who taught at the university for 37 years, earned the respect and admiration of students for decades while helping them to achieve the most noble of goals: the ability to think.

women's soccer celebrating with the SEC championship trophy

20 in '19

There was plenty to be proud of at the University of South Carolina in 2019, with accomplishments from the classroom to the research lab to the athletic field.

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