Parents and Families Gateway

Office of Parent & Family Programs

Let our team partner with you to support your student's growth and success at the university. Contact us directly with questions or concerns at 803-777-3008 or 800-868-6752, or email us at

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Cocky and his parents

Parents Association

Sign up for the dues-free Parents Association to receive monthly e-newsletters and other important email communication from the University of South Carolina!


January E-Newsletter

Rock the Roost

Parents Annual Fund

Help strengthen your student's living and learning environment and show your support for their university home.

Parents and Family Programs app

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Download the award-winning UofSC Parent and Family Programs app by searching "University of South Carolina Parents" in the app store or text the link to your phone


Order your UofSC ring Jan. 31-Feb. 4

Eligible UofSC students can order their UofSC rings from Balfour representatives in the Russell House second floor lobby.

Program helps students with ADHD improve organization, time management

Thriving in College with ADHD is an eight-week program to help students manage their ADD/ADHD symptoms and develop study, organization and time management skills.

Carolina Food addresses service issues

After receiving feedback about extended wait times and out of stock items, especially in the Russell House, Carolina Food Co. has expanded hours across campus at over 30 campus locations and added employees for peak times.

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Dates and Deadlines

Midpoint in Semester

Thursday, Mar. 3, 2022

Spring Break (no classes)

Ongoing through Sunday, Mar. 13, 2022

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Stories for Parents

Molly Peirano

UofSC alumna selected to lead Title IX efforts

Following a national search, Molly Peirano, a University of South Carolina alumna who recently led Title IX engagement and education efforts at Ohio State University, will assume the newly created position of Assistant Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX at South Carolina.

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