Announcements for Parents and Families
February 04, 2021, Jason Dermack
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.
December 15, 2020, Jeff Stensland
Based on enrollment expectations for Fall 2021 and strong retention of current students for the spring semester, the University of South Carolina announced Tuesday it would eliminate previously planned employee furloughs for the upcoming semester.
October 22, 2020
The University of South Carolina is asking students, faculty and staff for their help to determine how widespread COVID-19 has been in our community by getting a no cost (FREE) antibody test.
August 05, 2020
Spring and summer 2020 graduates will be honored in a pre-recorded virtual ceremony beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 8.
July 06, 2020, Office of Parent & Family Programs
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.
January 16, 2020, Koby Padgett
This spring, Postal Services will offer three passport fairs in its student mail center in the Russell House 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.
January 08, 2020, Koby Padgett
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.
August 22, 2019
UofSC's police department wants students to travel safely on and off campus. Follow these tips the next time you use Uber or Lyft.
August 14, 2019
Learn how to address and pick up move-in packages.
August 09, 2019, Skylar Pritchard
This summer, UofSC Student Government received the Best New Initiative award for CarolinaBeYOUtiful and were recognized as the top student government organization in the SEC.
May 08, 2019, Koby Padgett
With commencement ceremonies set for Friday and Saturday (May 10-11), Parking and Transportation Services urges all faculty, staff and visitors to allow for additional time to navigate traffic and consider utilizing shuttle service while traveling to Colonial Life Arena this weekend.
April 27, 2019
USC Upstate Chancellor Brendan Kelly is named the interim president of the university as of Aug. 1.
April 27, 2019, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina has been recognized for its sustainable building practices by the US Green Building Council. The group certified the Center for Health and Well-Being as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Gold.
April 18, 2019, Skylar Pritchard
The President’s Awards, Steven N. Swanger Leadership Award and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards were presented at the annual University Awards Day, held April 18 on the historic Horseshoe. More than 200 Carolina students were honored at this annual celebration.
March 19, 2019, Catherine Jobe
The University of South Carolina has been designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for the 2019-20 period. This recognition is given to institutions that have developed plans to coordinate faculty, staff and students to be more engaged in civic voting.
March 18, 2019, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina is hosting the first and second rounds of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Colonial Life Arena, March 22-24, welcoming thousands of visitors to campus and the city of Columbia for the event. The city, the COMET bus service and the university have created a transportation plan for the week for visitors and regular commuters.
January 14, 2019, Jeff Stensland
U.S. News and World Report released its annual ranking of online graduate programs on Tuesday (Jan. 15) and UofSC’s education and nursing online graduate programs both excelled, with the College of Nursing’s programs ranking No. 6 overall (No. 3 among public programs) and the College of Education’s online graduate offerings ranking No. 34 in the nation.