May Monthly Tips

  • 2019 New Student Orientation. Incoming students can now register to attend one of the 13 orientation sessions happening during June and July. The Office of New Student Orientation website provides detailed information, facts for parents and guests and directions on how to register to attend a session this summer.

  • Family Weekend. Family Weekend will be held Sept. 27-29 with registration opening in early summer. Package options will include an opportunity to purchase tickets to the football game Saturday, Sept. 28 against the University of Kentucky. Events will begin mid-morning Friday, Sept. 27 and last through the early afternoon Sunday, Sept. 29. Be sure to follow us on social media and sign up for the Parents Association to stay updated on registration and the schedule of events.

  • Immunizations. The university requires a complete immunization record for all students. All newly admitted students must print, complete, and return the immunization form prior to their assigned orientation date. Students not in compliance with immunization requirements will not be allowed to register for classes.

  • My Carolina Alumni Association. Membership in My Carolina Alumni Association offers many benefits, including discounts, online access to the alumni directory and campus resources such as the Blatt P.E. Center and the Career Center. Graduating seniors are invited to join today!

  • Residence halls close May 9. All residence halls will officially close at 10 a.m., with Greek Village closing at noon, on Thursday, May 9.  Students should contact their resident mentor or property manager to discuss procedures for moving out.  

  • Summer courses. In-person and online courses are available to students during the summer semester. Classes range in length for three, six, and nine weeks and can help students catch up on courses or get ahead on degree progression. On Your Time Initiatives is a great resource for students looking to graduate early or stay on track in their degree program. 

  • Summer jobs. Encourage your student to stay active and engaged this summer. In addition, a summer job is a great way to save money for the upcoming school year! Students can learn about opportunities and find tips and advice on the Career Center’s website.

  • University Awards Day. Relive the moments from University Awards Day by watching the ceremony on the Office of Parent & Family Programs’ Youtube channel and viewing recipients’ photos on the Parent & Family Programs Facebook page.

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