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Winter break with your student

Final exams begin today and your student will be home soon! We hope that you are able to enjoy your time with your student during winter break and have a wonderful holiday season. Having your student home for winter break … finish reading Winter break with your student

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Gamecock Family Connection — Parents Blog

Be sure to visit the Gamecock Family Connection weekly for updates! This blog will serve as a great resource for you to learn about USC and campus happenings. Through weekly posts, we’ll communicate with you about the resources available on campus … finish reading Gamecock Family Connection — Parents Blog


Thanksgiving break information

In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, university offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. No classes will be held Wednesday, Nov. 26 to Friday, Nov. 28. Here are a few important pieces of information to assist your student … finish reading Thanksgiving break information


Student Athletic Tickets

Is your student wondering how to secure tickets for the 2014 Gamecock football season? Is he or she aware that more loyalty points means he or she has a better chance to receive a football ticket? Since 2006, the Student … finish reading Student Athletic Tickets


Free shuttle service to and from Columbia airport offered for breaks

Student Government coordinates a shuttle service to and from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport for Fall Break, Thanksgiving Break and Spring Break. Additional information about reserving a spot can be found here.


Join us at the Gamecock Family Roost

The Office of Parents Programs is excited to host the annual informative and spirited cool-down area for families and students during move-in weekend! Come say hello to our Department of Student Life staff at the Gamecock Family Roost during Friday … finish reading Join us at the Gamecock Family Roost

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Talking Points 2014 available online

The 2014 Talking Points publication is now available online! A joint publication of the Office of Parents Programs and the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education, Talking Points is mailed each summer to parents of incoming first-year and transfer students … finish reading Talking Points 2014 available online


Parents Weekend 2014 is closed

Registration for Parents Weekend 2014 closed on Friday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. (ET).  Registration for Parents Weekend is now available online through Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. (ET). Space is limited, so we encourage you to register early! Click here for more … finish reading Parents Weekend 2014 is closed


Attention Virginia families! Get your USC license plate! 

Gamecock supporters and parents of Gamecock students from the state of Virginia: we want your help in spreading Gamecock pride across the great state of Virginia! Thanks to some hard work by USC staff, students at The Carolina Agency, the … finish reading Attention Virginia families! Get your USC license plate! 


Parents Weekend 2014 information

Are you looking forward to Parents Weekend 2014? Please review the information and frequently asked questions here!