Parent & Family Programs Events

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Old Main Open House: August 20th & 22nd from 10am-3pm located in Old Main

Join us for an Old Main Open House geared towards Wildcat Families and students. This event is designed to engage with families who are interested in connecting with other families, have remaining questions, and are interested in learning more about campus resources.  Take a break from the heat and stop by to say hello.

Wildcat Family Resource Fair: August 22nd & 23rd from 11am-2pm located in the Bear Down Building

Join us to learn more about The University of Arizona, the campus community, and the many resources available to both you and your student.  We understand that oftentimes when a student has a concern or a question, they tend to lean on a family member first for support.  Discover departments and resources with the goal of providing families a glimpse into their student’s life in their “home away from home” and how to help them best succeed.

Wildcat Family Conference: August 23rd from 9am-3pm located in the Student Union Memorial Center (SUMC)

Parent & Family Programs will be hosting a Wildcat Family Conference on Friday, August 23rd from 9-3.  This is a great opportunity for families to hear more from campus partners about specific topics pertaining to their students' transition to college.  Families can build their schedule based on their areas of interest and meet other families while students attend Destination Arizona programming. 

Proud Parent Social: August 23rd from 5pm-9pm located in the Arizona Sands Club

Wildcat supporters are invited to mix and mingle with other families, campus leadership, faculty and staff in an unforgettable venue overlooking our AZ football stadium and the majestic Catalina Mountains.  This is an invite only event and an RSVP is required.

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Coffee Chat: The Honors College, Thursday, January 11th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

Want to know more about our W.A. Franke Honors Program? Explore the program, learn about the Honors Village, and hear from Honors representatives on how your student can be a part of this great opportunity.

Watch recording here

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Coffee Chat: Financial Aid

It's financial aid season! There are so many great resources and updates, please view our Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) video library for more information.

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Coffee Chat: Orientation, Tuesday, February 20th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

How families can help prepare their student for summer orientation.
Has your student been admitted to The University of Arizona? Join us as we discuss how to support your student to prepare for the summer orientation process. Information and resources provided by the Arizona Director of Orientation and New Student Services.

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Coffee Chat: Road to Your Student's Course Schedule, Tuesday, February 27th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

Join us as we learn more about course placement for your new incoming student. This coffee chat will help us to understand pathways to prepare your student for course registration and the importance of course placement.

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Coffee Chat: Safety on Campus, Thursday, March 7th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

Meet part of the Office of Public Safety team. Learn about safety programs, new changes, and what they want you and your student to know about campus safety. 

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Coffee Chat: Housing, Tuesday, March 19th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

Is your student interested in living on campus? Do you have questions about the housing process? Join us to learn more about campus housing and how to make it work for you and your student.

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Coffee Chat: Meal Plans, Thursday, March 21st 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

In this coffee chat, the Meal Plan Office will discuss the variety of dining options on campus. They will also explain the advantages of having a meal plan and how to determine which plan is the best option for your student.

Watch video recording here

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Coffee Chat: Fraternity and Sorority Programs, Thursday, April 4th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

Greek life is a great way for students to meet people, gain new leadership skills and find their community. If your student is interested in Greek Life and you would like to learn ways your student can benefit from the experience, join us for this coffee chat to learn more about Fraternity and Sorority Programs and the process of joining Greek Life.

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Coffee Chat: Moving Your Student to Arizona, Thursday, April 25th 2-2:45pm AZ Time Zone

In this coffee chat, you will hear from Wildcat parents who moved their student from the East Coast. They will share their story and experience, definitely, a session you do not want to miss if you plan on moving your student to the wonderful college town of Tucson, Arizona.

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Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid, Monday, April 29th 2-2:45PM AZ Time Zone

You are invited to join the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (OSFA) to learn more about the 2024-25 FAFSA and important updates – including how the rollout impacts our students and the University, and how we are working together to support our Arizona students moving forward.



Cafecito: Financiando Su Educación

Ayuda financiera para estudiantes de primer año. Oficina de becas y ayuda financiera.