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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Parents Association

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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

Parking/transportation changes for spring 2020

The new Greene Street Bridge construction and more spring events at Founders Park change parking options available for South Carolina students, faculty and staff for the spring semester.

Postal Services sets 3 spring Passport Fairs

This spring, Postal Services will offer three passport fairs in its student mail center in the Russell House on Wednesdays in January and February. Passport processing will be available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Feb. 7 and Feb. 21.

Campus Village construction beginning; parking lots closed

As the spring semester begins, University of South Carolina community members will see the start of the biggest building project in school history as the first stage of the Campus Village project begins on the site on Whaley St.

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Stories for Parents

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Carolina Day highlights UofSC's role in building a stronger state

Each January, University of South Carolina alumni and advocates come together in person and online in a show of support for UofSC’s efforts to build a stronger state — and to ask state legislators to join the cause. Here, we look at some of the ways in which the university is advancing our state.

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UofSC climbs in nursing, education rankings

The University of South Carolina ranks No. 1 in the nation among public universities (No. 2 overall) for its online graduate nursing program, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual online rankings.

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare by the numbers

“We know what we are,” Shakespeare once wrote, “but know not what we may be.” If only the old Bard could have sat in on “Mathematics for Shakespeare,” an Honors College course at the University of South Carolina. He would have learned how to take the full measure for measure of his own literary works, using statistical software and linear algebra to probe and pose questions about everything from his sonnets to soliloquies.

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