- 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 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
Monday, Aug. 17, 2020
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020
Monday, Sep. 7, 2020
Engage with Us
Some might take solace in religion at a time of uncertainty, such as a pandemic, but literary texts suggest that this is not always the case: Faith may deepen for some, while others may reject or abandon it altogether. Agnes Mueller,professor of German and Comparative Literature, examines pandemics in literature in The Conversation.
COVID-19 has hit the restaurant industry hard as businesses work to find safe and sustainable ways to keep serving. School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Director Robin DiPietro shares her expertise on the challenges facing owners, employees and customers in South Carolina and beyond.
Rodrianna Gaddy took her love of learning about different cultures, combined it with her passion to help people and channeled both into her academic path at the University of South Carolina with a double major in international business and human resources management with a minor in Japanese. Gaddy was scheduled to study abroad in Japan this spring. Then COVID-19 hit.