800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
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Parents are an important part of a student’s college experience. The following information is designed to help orient you to the function of Alcohol and Drug Programs on the USC Upstate campus and to your student’s life as well as how you can help ensure their success.
How do I help prevent substance use from becoming a problem in my student’s life?
How do I know if my son/daughter is abusing alcohol or other substances?
What else can I do to support my son/daughter in college?
Can I require my daughter/son to attend counseling at AOD?We cannot contact your student or require them to attend counseling at AOD. However, we would be happy to advise you about ways you might discuss your concerns with your student. We will also explain to you a general overview of how our program works.
Can I get information about my student’s counseling at AOD?Counseling is a specially-protected, confidential relationship between client and counselor. What and with whom a student shares information about their counseling experience at Alcohol and Drug Programs is at their discretion. It is the law as well as the strict policy of AOD not to release any client information without the appropriately signed release forms, subpoena, and/or extenuating circumstances as outlined on the Informed Consent form.
Office HoursMonday - Friday8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Campus Life Center, Suite 220
Contact UsKatie Howe Health Educator 864-503-5536
USC Upstate800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303
The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?