Information for Parents

Overview

The Parent Association will strive to increase parent involvement in the mission of the University through two direct measures:

  1. The Association will help prepare parents for the changes and challenges their student will face in a University setting.
  2. The Association will encourage involvement from current parents (mentoring, internships, campus activities, special events, networking, etc.)

Parent Association members are also encouraged to get involved in recruitment of new students, Parents Weekend and other events sponsored by the Departments of Alumni Relations, Campus Life, First Year Engagement, Career Services and Admissions.

Other initiatives may include:

  • Host a send-off in your home (upperclassman parent) for freshman and their parents (in cities with at least 10 or more incoming students)
  • Alumni Relations & Campus Life to hold at least two gatherings a year
  • Support the UIW Career Services Department by speaking at conferences for students, shadowing and internships

Please contact the Department of Alumni Relations at parents@uiwtx.edu to sign up now.