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Parents and Families of Current Students

Recommend a StudentThe transition from home to college is significant for students, parents, and families. We view parents and families as important members of the North Park community and partners in the educational process. Use the links below to access resources and information we believe will be especially helpful to you. And don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any other questions or comments.

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Stay Connected

We encourage you to stay connected with North Park throughout the year via the Campus Connection and Family and Friends in Prayer email newsletters and by staying in touch with your student on campus.
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Visit North Park

Visiting campus is a great way to stay connected with your student's life at North Park. Join us on campus for a variety of activities throughout the year, or make a special trip just to see your student. Whenever you choose to come, we hope you'll enjoy the trip!
Resources for Parents and Families

Resources for Parents and Families

Read our helpful tips and important information about how you can help your student succeed — and how North Park will support your student while he or she is here.

Threshold: New Student Orientation

Transitioning to college isn’t just for students: parents and families have some adjusting to do, as well. We encourage parents and families to be involved throughout the process, and have put together some resources designed to help families of new students get ready for August.
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Commencement Convocation

Commencement is an exciting time for students and families, closing one journey and embarking on life's next adventure. Stay up-to-date with commencement information, for both December and May ceremonies.
Academic Information

Academic Information

The Office of Student Enrichment Services and Support, the Center for Career Development and Internships, and numerous other campus departments are here to help North Park students and their parents as they transition from high school to university life and on to the world of work or graduate school.
Financing Your Education

Financing a North Park Education

Whether you're the parent of a prospective student or your son or daughter has been at North Park for a while, we know that you are making an investment in a North Park education.