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Parents Weekend 2015

Mark your calendars for Parents Weekend 2015, to be held Sept. 25-27, 2015! Registration is required to participate in the weekend’s activities. Registration will be available from June 15 at 9 a.m. (ET) until Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. (ET). Space is limited, … finish reading Parents Weekend 2015


Spring 2015 Carolina Ties now available online

The Spring 2015 edition of Carolina Ties is now available online! This semester’s issue focuses on Gamecocks giving back and highlights some of the ways that your student can give back to the community while he/she is enrolled at UofSC. Continue reading


The residential college full of tradition

Preston Residential College is a historic community on campus, with the learning community celebrating its twentieth anniversary this October. Continue reading


Student Feature: AJ Summer

In order to provide parents and families a glimpse into the life of a UofSC Resident Mentor (RM), we interviewed AJ Summer, a third-year social work major from Batesburg-Leesville, S.C. AJ is a second year RM at Bates West. Not … finish reading Student Feature: AJ Summer


Conducting and presenting research at UofSC

Every spring the Office of Undergraduate Research hosts the annual Discovery Day. Undergraduate students present posters and oral presentations on their research, study abroad experiences, internships, service-learning, community service and national fellowship competitions at this campus-wide symposium. Continue reading


A day in the life of a UofSC student

A typical day in the life of a UofSC student can vary due to a student’s class schedule. However, there are many activities that students have worked into their routine on campus. Some of these activities include grabbing a coffee … finish reading A day in the life of a UofSC student


Preparing your student for the future

The Career Center is your student’s one-stop shop to prepare for the internship and job search. There are many resources available to your student both online and in-person. Last fall, the Career Center moved to the Thomas Cooper Library and … finish reading Preparing your student for the future


Developing future leaders in the new Leadership and Service Center

The Leadership and Service Center (LSC) opened recently and is a brand new space for your UofSC student to utilize while on campus. Continue reading


Supporting students changing majors at Carolina

As your student starts to look at other available majors, you should let him/her know about a helpful resource on campus, Cross College Advising. Continue reading

Off-Campus Lounge

Resources for your off-campus student

Does your student currently live off campus or plan to live off campus next year? If so, he/she should visit the Off-Campus Student Lounge. Continue reading