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Parents Programs News

Helping your student prepare for advisement

Academic advisement is an important piece of each student’s academic career. The Office of Parents Programs receives many questions about advisement each semester, and we want to help you support your student through their advisement process. Continue reading

Fall 2016 honor lists posted

The fall 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

Parents Programs 2017 Resource Update

With a new semester underway, be sure to review all the resources the Office of Parents Programs will continue to provide to Carolina families throughout the Spring 2017 semester. Continue reading

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