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Parents’ Fund

The Parents' Fund
The University of South Carolina Upstate is committed to its students and focuses on their enrichment and education above everything else. Through the USC Upstate Foundation and Advancement Office, the university will be establishing a Parent’s Fund. This fund will be vital to enhancing important programs that directly impact all students on campus from move in through graduation.

The Parent Fund will support:

  • Safety and Security Initiatives
  • Health and Wellness
  • Beatification Projects (landscaping, signage, etc)
  • Student Development and Leadership Programs
  • Scholarships
  • Senior Class Gift (supported by parents of seniors)

Make Your Gift Today
Your tax-deductible gift to the Parents’ Fund will allow USC Upstate to ensure that all of the important projects chosen for this year will receive adequate funding.  In the fall, USC students will begin contacting parents of freshman, sophomore and juniors through the phone-a-thon. In the spring, parents of seniors will be contacted and asked to support the Senior Class Gift.

This video shows an overview of what this year’s project will support. 

For more information, please call (864) 503-5306 or to make a gift online, please go to www.uscupstate.edu/onlinegiving and specify that your gift is for the Parents’ Fund.

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Each USC Upstate student has a University assigned email address that is to be used for official University information and important announcements such as financial aid, registration and bill payment information. It is imperative that students begin regularly checking their University e-mail as this will serve as the official means of communication.

Please encourage your student to access and utilize his or her account. For more information about student email at USC Upstate, visit our student information and technology FAQ  webpage