The University of Arizona Parent & Family Programs

The University of Arizona Parent & Family Programs

Welcome to the Wildcat Family!


The University of Arizona office of Parent & Family Programs is a resource committed to keep you engaged, informed and supported throughout your students time on campus. We understand that staying connected is vital to their success and to the strength of our Wildcat Family. College students experience various stages in their collegiate career, and rely on the support of family members to guide them through these stages.  Our goal is to communicate with you regularly so you can be an informed resource for your student.


Parent and Family Programs is an equitable resource that promotes engagement, awareness, academic success for Wildcat families in collaboration with the university community through inclusive programming that nurture Wildcats for life.


Parent Family Programs is committed to assisting Wildcat families to support their students’ success at the University of Arizona.

Arizona Family Experience

The Arizona Family Experience is a platform used by Parent & Family Programs for parents and families to receive alerts, gain insight into their student's progress, and share updates with friends and family!

Helpline and Social Media

Family members and supporters can call or email us with any question, we are a resource for all things related to The University of Arizona. If you have a question, please call our office at (520) 621-0884 or email

Social Media

Parent & Family Programs has a strong presence on several social media platforms. We post regularly on our Facebook page, and it is also used as a resource for family members to communicate with other family members. We are also available on Instagram and Twitter, follow us today to learn more about events on campus and other campus resources.


Cat Tracks is a guide to campus resources and services for Parents and Family members of current students. It is a one stop center for all things you may need to support your student. The guide will provide you with descriptions of student support services and resources, links and contact information to help navigate the challenges that may arise while your student is attending The University of Arizona. PDF

Student/Family Agreement

As your student embarks on the college experience, the transition that takes place between parent/family and student can be challenging to navigate. The Student/Family agreement provides the groundwork for a conversation on expectations, both your expectations and your student's expectations. PDF