- Parents and Families Gateway
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents Annual Fund
Help strengthen your student's living and learning environment and show your support for their university home.
Get the App
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.
Payment and Finances
Several campus units offer helpful mobile apps that are free to download on the device of your choice.
A special Bull Street District Park and Ride permit will be available to commuting students for the academic year.
Dates and Deadlines
Monday, Aug. 15, 2022
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022
Engage with Us
Whether it’s your first time on UofSC’s campus or you’re an old pro, the first week back in August can give you butterflies. Luckily, the university offers a plethora of events and activities that week to help welcome students and boost their cocky spirits.
Reedy Newton is the university’s new student government president. Her mom, Rose Buyck Newton, is on the Board of Trustees. Gamecock leadership is a family tradition.
Despite the brutal mid-July heat enveloping Congaree National Park, there were big smiles and cheerful chatter as dozens trekked several miles through the old growth bottomland hardwood forest – stop No. 4 on a monthlong tour of seven of South Carolina’s natural wonders. The tour is part of the South Carolina 7 Wonders Expedition, a 350-mile hiking, rafting and kayaking journey designed to highlight precious natural resources while also bringing greater awareness to the impact of global climate change.