The First Year for Parents and Families

Welcome CU Parents!

The Center for First Year Experience and Clarion University welcome you as a new CU parent.    

We recognize the important contributions that you play in your student's academic and social success.  We want to work with you as you provide support for your student throughout this exciting first year at Clarion!  Below you will find information to help you become a partner in your student's successful transition from high school to Clarion University.  

Checklists for First-Year Parents and Families
Each semester, the Center for First Year Experience will share a checklist for Parents and Families.  The Fall 2019 checklist is available here.

How to Help Your Student Succeed - This document includes tips from parents who have already gone through the first year with their students.

Newsletter:  This monthly e-newsletter, Eagle Parent News, gives first-year parents and families timely information that you need to know.  In it, you will find articles about events on campus and what is impacting your student's life.  The newsletter is sent via e-mail only.  The Spring 2020 newsletter is available here.  If you would like to sign up for the newsletter, click here.

Parent and Family Services:  Clarion University's site for prospective parents and families or those parents with students beyond the first year can be found here.

Social Media:  Follow some of Clarion University's offices, departments, and organizations via various social media platforms.  Click here for the social media directory.  Connect with the Parent and Family Services Facebook page.

Other Helpful Links:
Welcome Week Schedule 2019 - available soon!
Family Weekend
Academic Calendar
Add money to Eagle Dollars/Flex
Campus Safety
Confidentiality of Student Records (FERPA)
Pay Tuition/Fees

Last Updated 3/4/20