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October tips for parents

Fall break is Oct. 13-16. Consider talking with your student about their plans during the break including studying, midterm exams and traveling. Flu shots are free for students in the Thomson Student Health Center. Continue reading


Parents Weekend photos now available

If you joined us for Parents Weekend 2016, be sure to check out our Facebook album of photos from the weekend’s events. Continue reading

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July tips for parents

Financial Aid and Scholarships provides checklists for incoming first-year, transfer and graduate/professional students as well as those returning students to the Gamecock community. Time to start thinking about packing for your student’s transition in the fall; August will be here before … finish reading July tips for parents

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Parents Weekend registration open

Parents Weekend registration is now available. Join us Sept. 16-18 for a full weekend of events for our Gamecock parents and families. Deadline for registration is August 26 at 4 p.m. (ET) and space is limited. Continue reading

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June tips for parents

Reflect with your student about the past year at Carolina. Use these monthly tips to talk with your student about staying active and engaged over summer break. Continue reading

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Spring 2016 honor lists posted

The Spring 2016 dean’s and president’s honor lists have been posted by the Registrar’s Office. Congratulations to all of the UofSC students recognized! Continue reading


Life beyond the Horseshoe gates

Taylor Jones, Hakeem Jefferson and Emily Greenwell, all recent graduates of Carolina, serve as a testament of the university’s commitment to helping graduates prepare for success after graduation. Continue reading


May tips for parents

Residence halls close May 5. Review move-out tips and talk to your student about summer jobs and staying healthy during the summer. Graduating seniors can enjoy the many benefits of the My Carolina Alumni Association! Continue reading


Undergraduate research: It’s not just for science anymore

Engaging in undergraduate research is a great opportunity for your student to gain real-world experience, work closely with faculty and build his/her resume. Continue reading


Q&A with a recruiter and UofSC parent

Compiled by Katie Hambrick, Coordinator of Parents Programs This article is part of Carolina Ties, a semester-long series of articles that focuses on a chosen topic. The Spring 2016 topic is “Life beyond the Horseshoe gates” and explores student preparation … finish reading Q&A with a recruiter and UofSC parent