• A new family

    We are excited to welcome you to the Spartan family.

  • Set a few ground rules

    College life is a transition, so make sure you talk about when and how often you should visit.

  • Maintain a sense of humor

    New experiences are part of college life.


At USC Upstate, we believe parents and families are an important part of the university community. We invite you to be a part of campus life, participate in University events and stay informed of important dates.

Parents' Fund

Administered through the USC Upstate Foundation and the University Advancement Office, the Parents' Fund will be vital to enhancing important programs that directly impact all students on campus from move in through graduation.

Schedule a Tour 

There's no better way to get to know USC Upstate than by visiting our campus. Explore our buildings, talk to current students, meet a faculty member and get a feel for what it's like to attend school here. Sign up here for a personal weekday tour, or find out more about upcoming Fabulous Friday and Open House events.

Campus Life

View our Flickr Photo Galleries to see what's been going on at USC Upstate! USC Upstate Flickr Gallery

Links for Parents