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Preparing for Commencement

With commencement on the horizon, students have just a couple of weeks to get things in order before walking across the stage in May. Take a look at how parents and families can support their student and prepare for the big day! Continue reading

April tips for parents

Tuesday, April 25 is Reading Day for the spring semester. There will be no classes held on this day, as it is reserved for students to prepare for final exams. The Russell House Study Union will be held April 26-May 4. Final exams take place at the end of the month and continue into May. Make sure your student knows when their exams are scheduled to take place. Continue reading

Spring 2017 Commencement

Important information regarding spring 2017 commencement. Learn about ticket distribution and seating options at Colonial Life Arena. Continue reading

March tips for parents

Spring break is March 5-12. If your student is looking to change their major to a different college or needs assistance with academic success strategies, encourage them to visit the University Advising Center. Daylight saving time begins March 12. Continue reading

Tips for a safe spring break

It is important to talk to your student about some safety tips that they should keep in mind when planning activities for the break. Review the following tips from the Office of Parents Programs and discuss with your student if they are traveling for the break. Continue reading

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