Announcements for Parents and Families

Move-in packages

August 14, 2019

Learn how to address and pick up move-in packages.

Avoid job scams

June 05, 2019, Ashley Elliott

As summer gets underway, there's been an increased number of job scams targeting college students across the country. The Career Center has tips to help you avoid getting duped.

Plan for commencement traffic around Colonial Life Arena

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.

Second Spring Passport Fair on March 27

March 19, 2019, Koby Padgett

The University of South Carolina hosts its second passport fair during the spring semester on Wednesday, March 27 in the Golden Spur Gameroom, located in the basement of the Russell House.

Colonial Life Arena main entrance

UofSC welcomes NCAA Tournament to Colonial Life Arena

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.

UofSC's education, nursing online offerings ranked among nation's best

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.

Off-campus housing for 2019-20

November 12, 2018

Now is a good time to start the conversation about where your student will live next year. Our staff in Off-Campus Living and Neighborhood Relations can help.

President's update to parents about Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

I want to reassure you that we are making preparations to safely house and feed students who choose to remain, as well as maintain some campus activities and essential services like the student health center and dining facilities.

Student services and activities

September 10, 2018

Though UofSC's Columbia campus is closed, we're still providing essential services and a number of events and activities for students.