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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 registration now available

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 information and to register! Parents Weekend September 26-28, 2014 Join us for a weekend … finish reading Parents Weekend 2014 registration now available


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

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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

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Tell us how we are doing!

What do you think about the services the Office of Parents Programs provides for parents and families of the Carolina undergraduate students? We value your input and want to improve what we do for you! Click here to complete a … finish reading Tell us how we are doing!


Date set for Parents Weekend 2014

Mark your calendars for Parents Weekend 2014, to be held Sept. 26-28, 2014! Registration is required to participate in the weekend’s activities and will be available starting on June 16 at 9 a.m. (ET). More information about registration will be … finish reading Date set for Parents Weekend 2014