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Family Day

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Dear Pacer Family,

Welcome to the University of South Carolina Aiken!

We are thrilled your son, daughter, or family member now calls USC Aiken home. 

We would like to invite you home, too, for our annual Family Day, Saturday, September 21, 2019

We hope you will join us for a special brunch prepared for our Pacer family.  Afterward, your family members will meet some of your student’s professors; have a chance to visit the historic Pickens-Salley House; pick up a new USC Aiken shirt at the bookstore; and meet Ace, our campus mascot.

Along with the festive campus activities, we hope you’ll take time enjoy some special Aiken opportunities -- like a stroll in the famous Hitchcock Woods or Hopeland Gardens, a tour through the Aiken County Historic Museum, shopping in our quaint downtown area, or taking a quick jog around Odell Weeks Park and Recreation Center.

This year, Aiken will host the annual Oktoberfest, which takes place the same evening, Sept. 21, 6:00 – 10:30 p.m., downtown. And, if you are in town the night before, consider participating in the Run for the Roses at Oktoberfest 5K. All the proceeds go to our local children’s hospital. 

We hope you’ll plan now to share a nice fall weekend with your Pacer family in Aiken.  Follow the link below for more detailed information, an R.S.V.P. link, and an outline of more information on the venues and hotels available.

It’s a great time to be at USC Aiken!  I look forward to seeing you and your family!


Dr. Sandra Jordan,