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

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

 

October 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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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

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.

September Monthly Tips

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

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Stories for Parents

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Campus Village project set to transform south campus

After receiving final approval from state officials, construction of the first stage of the University of South Carolina’s new Campus Village student residential housing redevelopment will begin in February, bringing modern housing options to a new generation of students.

Wonder Woman

Telling the American story -- through comics

With a massive donation of comics from Gary Lee Watson in the spring of 2019, the University of South Carolina is becoming an intellectual center for the study of 20th century popular culture. “The acquisition has made the Irvin department one of the nation's top public repositories of comic books, positioning the University of South Carolina as a premier institution for comics studies,” says Elizabeth Sudduth, associate dean for special collections in University Libraries.

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