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Opportunities for Gamecocks to give back

The Leadership and Service Center and campus organizations provide a number of programs to help connect your student to the local community and beyond. Continue reading

Stay Alert – Carolina Alert

Stay up-to-date with all university weather related announcements here. All students are encouraged to register for Carolina Alert and update their personal contact information on Self-Service Carolina. Continue reading

Conversation Guide for Parents: Spring Goal Setting

Before your student returns to campus for what is sure to be a wonderful spring semester, consider spending some time helping them set goals for the upcoming months. Continue reading

January tips for parents

Classes resume on Jan. 9. Encourage your student to check out the Career Center in preparation for the upcoming Career Fest and S.E.T. Job Fair. The last day to change/drop a course without a grade of “W” being recorded is Jan. 17. Continue reading

Tips & resources to support your student during finals

Wondering how to support your student from a distance during this potentially stressful academic period? Take a look at five tips from the Office of Parents Programs on how to help your student succeed during finals. Continue reading

December tips for parents

Final exams are scheduled from Dec. 5 to 12. Commencement will be held on Dec. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in Colonia Life Arena. Spring 2017 bills are now available on Self Service Carolina. Continue reading

November tips for parents

No classes will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8 in observance of Election Day. Encourage your student to support the Gamecocks in the Carolina Clemson Blood Battle Nov. 14-18 at the Russell House. Start talking with your student about final exams and the resources available to help them succeed. Continue reading

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. Have photos to share on social media? Be sure to use #UofSCPW Continue reading

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