Announcements for Parents and Families
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.
December 12, 2018, Nina Jackson
Students selected for Outstanding Senior Award will also be considered for more of the university's top undergraduate honors. Online application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at 4 p.m.
November 13, 2018, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina was recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) as one of the top institutions in the nation committed to providing global learning and study abroad opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds.
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.
September 19, 2018
A week is big part of a semester, but, I can assure you, our faculty is committed to being as flexible and compassionate in ensuring that all students receive excused absences, as well as access to the materials covered in class.
September 15, 2018
As we prepare to return to normal operations and classes Monday (Sept. 17), UofSC pledges support, flexibility.
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.
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.
September 10, 2018
As we continue to monitor the forecast for Hurricane Florence, UofSC assures parents that we are dedicating all available resources to student safety and welfare.
August 21, 2018, Koby Padgett
Late night shuttle changes for the fall of 2018
July 18, 2018, Office of Parent & Family Programs
Due to increased demand, the University of South Carolina athletics department has created a new way for parents of full time university students to acquire seats to every home football game.
May 01, 2018, Jeff Stensland
Thousands of University of South Carolina students from around the system will participate in annual spring commencement ceremonies, with USC Columbia ceremonies taking place Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 in the Colonial Life Arena.
January 16, 2018
UofSC continues investigation into the racist flyers found this morning.
December 07, 2017, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina is joining Samsung Electronics America to develop the next generation of advanced appliances at the company's new plant in Newberry, South Carolina.
November 20, 2017, Jeff Stensland
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer will be the guest speaker at the University of South Carolina’s winter commencement exercises Dec. 18.