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Student Legal Services supports students through difficult times

In the past, students were on the lookout for university resources to assist with issues related to landlords, employment, domestic relations and more. To address those needs, the university established a partnership with South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) to create … finish reading Student Legal Services supports students through difficult times


Date set for 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. More information about registration will be available soon. Continue reading


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!


Parents Calendar 2014-2015 available online

The Parents Calendar 2014-2015 is available online! Families of incoming freshmen and transfer students will receive a copy at orientation this summer. This useful tool for parents is available throughout the year in the Russell House and during Move-in Day, Parents … finish reading Parents Calendar 2014-2015 available online