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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 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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On Discovery day, high school students and their families can tour the campus, meet faculty and staff and learn about Cal U's 130 undergraduate programs. Registration is requested; click 'more' to register now!
Help Cal U students by participating in the Washington County Community Foundation’s annual Day of Giving on Sept.13. A portion of the $100,000 'bonus pool' of funds helps your donation go even further. Click 'more' for links and details.
Upcoming Events
10/22/2016, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Two of many Homecoming highlights include the parade at noon on Third Street and the Vulcan football game against Gannon at 3 p.m. at Adamson Stadium. More info:
11/11/2016, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cal U has scheduled three fall Discovery Days to introduce prospective students to the University. On Discovery Days, high school students who are beginning their college search are invited to visit the campus and learn about Cal U’s academic offerings, housing, student activities, athletic... More

Parent/Guest Portal

Log into the Parent/Guest Portal

Don't have an account?  Learn how to register.

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 PLAN: Our no-cost plan offers incoming Freshmen guaranteed savings in time and money as they work toward the completion of their baccalaureate degree.

Parent Guidebook

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AVI Fresh From Home

Send Your Student a Fresh From Home Package

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Learn more about transportation to/from campus