Announcements for Parents and Families

Spring COVID-19 testing update

December 09, 2022, Jeff Stensland

After more than two years of mass testing on campus, beginning in January 2023, the university will discontinue mass testing and modify infectious disease mitigation strategies to treat COVID-19. This decision is based on the wide availability of COVID-19 vaccinations, boosters and home test kits in the community as well as declining demand for on-campus testing.

SEC Network to broadcast from Horseshoe

November 13, 2022

SEC Network will broadcast live from the historic Horseshoe and film on the University of South Carolina campus this weekend. The main event will be the live broadcast of SEC Nation 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, but there are plenty of chances to show your Gamecock spirit.

Parking opens garages ahead of Ian

September 29, 2022, Koby Padgett

With Tropical Storm Ian forecast to hit South Carolina, the university’s Parking and Transportation Services has made the following adjustments to parking until Monday (Oct. 3):

Basic illness prevention

March 20, 2022

University Health Services has seen an increase in illness caused by adenoviruses, which commonly cause cold- and flu-like symptoms. Following a few basic tips can help prevent infection.

Postal Services sets 3 spring Passport Fairs

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.

Read before you rideshare

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.

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.