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, Parent/Family Portal Manager directly, at family@calu.edu or by 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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Robotics competitions bring bright, engaged high school students to our campus. Come see them in action! These impressive young people demonstrate the power of high-quality, hands-on education.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit artwork in all media for 'Animalia: From the Mythic to the Microscopic,' a multi-disciplinary exhibition April 17-24 in the Vulcan Gallery. Submissions will be accepted through April 10.
Upcoming Events
4/19/2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
"Salute to the Troops" Presented by Renegade Wrestling Alliance 7 p.m. April 19 Cal U Convocation Center Service members and military veterans will be admitted free to the first professional wrestling event held in the Cal U Convocation Center arena. Renegade Wrestling Alliance, in cooperation with... More
4/19/2014, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cal U and the California community again will collaborate to present the 19th annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival, set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 19 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 (Third Street) in California. The free event is open to boys and girls ages 15 and younger. A parent, guardian or other responsible... More

Parent/Guest Portal

Log into the 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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