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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 Engagement 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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7/15/2016
The 2016-2017 tuition rate for all 14 State System schools has been approved by the PASSHE Board of Governors. Cal U and its “sister” institutions are your most affordable option among all four-year colleges and universities in the state.
6/20/2016
The Spring 2016 dean's list at Cal U recognizes undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.
Upcoming Events
July
7/30/2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
​ The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy, now in its 19th year, will wrap up its 2016 summer theater experience for young performers with a fully staged production of the children’s tale “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” Hosted by Cal U’s Department of Music and Theatre, the... More
August
8/21/2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Students can move into Vulcan Village from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 21-28.

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Pay Your Student's Bill

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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 PLAN: Our 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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