A recent female grad with balloons gets a kiss from a parent.A recent female grad with balloons gets a kiss from a parent.

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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Upcoming Events
7/20/2014, 9:00 AM – 7/24/2014, - 5:00 PM
Cal U's Men's Basketball Camp for grades 5-11 will begin on Sunday, July 20 through Thursday, July 24.


Overnight Campers - $285

Commuter Campers - $195 (9a-5p)

View all of the Summer Sports Camps that Cal U has to offer.
7/23/2014, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Students in grades 6-8 blend summer fun with project-based learning at Innovator Wednesdays, a weekly day camp beginning June 18 at Cal U's Center for Innovation at Southpointe, in Canonsburg, Pa. Classes will be conducted by Cal U personnel who are certified teachers. Sessions include hands-on, project-based... More

Parent/Guest Portal

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Pay Your Student's Bill

Instructions for Parent/Guest Bill Pay (PDF Format)

Pay Your Student's Bill

Parent/Guest CalCard Log-In

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

 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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