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Resources for Parents and Families

The transition from home to college is significant for students, parents, and families. At North Park University, parents and families are viewed as members of the North Park community and partners in the educational process. As a campus we assistance to parents and families by anticipating some of their questions and concerns.

Stay connected to the campus in the following ways:

We hope these tools will be a helpful points of ongoing connection between you, your student, and North Park throughout the academic year. For further resources, check out our external resources page.

We look forward to meeting you at an upcoming Family Connection Day or whenever you are on campus. Please let us know if we can be of service to you in any way. We trust your visits to campus will be frequent and enjoyable.

For more information, please email the Office of Student Development  or call us at (773) 244-5565. 

School Records

The University is prohibited, based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), from releasing certain information to parents and/or family members without permission of the student. FERPA, also known as the Buckley Amendment, considers college students as responsible adults who are allowed to determine who will receive information about them. Under this law, parents who want to receive a copy of their student’s academic or financial records can do so only if their student signs a release form. This form is available online. We encourage you to have a conversation with your student regarding how  information regarding academic and financial records will be shared.

Next Steps

Have you moved or changed email addresses? Update your contact information today.

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