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Parents & Families

Welcome to the Parents and Family section of the Cal U website.  Cal U wants to forge a lifelong relationship with our students.  We are deeply committed to every student's success, and we know you are, too.

We invite you to visit this section for timely information, key deadlines, information about services for your student and more.  

Looking for contact information for a department on campus? Then visit Frequently Used Contacts. You'll find the office locations and telephone numbers that families use most often, all conveniently located in one place.

If you're wondering what to do if your child gets sick on campus, who to call for help with computer problems or how to mail your child a package, check our list of Frequently Asked Questions.  

Do you have other questions? If so, Ask Us. Or feel free to contact Cynthia Young directly at the Parent & Family Engagment Office. Simply email family@calu.edu or call phone 724-938-4866. We look forward to hearing from you!

PS. Don't forget to subscribe to Cal U Parent & Family E-News, a no-cost publication designed to keep parents in-the-know!

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9/17/2014
Some of Cal U's most talented students, alumni and employees shine onstage at 'Our Showcase of Stars.' Kick off Homecoming weekend at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 with an evening of unforgettable entertainment. Proceeds support scholarships!
9/9/2014
Join us on Saturday, Sept. 27, for Cal U Family Day. The day will be packed with activities, including a live animal show, a Kids Zone with face-painting and games, and Vulcan football vs. Edinboro at 1 p.m. Free parking will be available in the Vulcan Garage.
Upcoming Events
September
9/21/2014, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
California University of Pennsylvania is hosting an educational experience at the Pittsburgh National Aviary on Sunday, September 21. Join us at 10:30 a.m. under the tent in the lush Rose Garden amid an uplifting backdrop of greenery and light, ambient music, and appearances by some of your favorite... More
September
9/25/2014, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
DATES: Thursdays for 7 consecutive weeks, Sept. 25 through Nov. 6, 4:30-6:30 p.m. This program has been funded by a grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) and incorporates the WSF's GoGirlGo! curriculum. GoGirlGo! uses sports and physical activity to improve the health and wellness of... More

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Add Money To Your Student's CalCard - Parents must use student's last name and campus email address under "Make a Guest Deposit."

Important Information

FAMILY DAY 2014 - Mark your calendars now for Saturday, September 27 when friends and family will join students for a fun-filled day! More details coming soon!

FOUR-YEAR GRADUATION PLANOur no-cost plan offers incoming Freshmen guaranteed savings in time and money as they work toward the completion of their baccalaureate degree.

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