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Parents of Current Students

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Welcome Point Park Families

Whether you are the parent of a new student or a seasoned senior, welcome! We are here to assist you as you support your student. Through this special section of the website — and the parent e-newsletter — we can help you empower your student to make the most of all University resources.  

Academic Success & Career Development

Point Park is dedicated to helping all students succeed inside and outside of the classroom. Learn how your student can find available programs and individual support.

Safety & Health Services

Our Department of Public Safety ensures a secure campus environment. Learn about PointALERT, the University's emergency notification system. And read about all Point Park safety and health services.  

Financial Aid

A  Point Park education is a worthwhile investment that will provide life-long returns for your student.  Don’t miss important deadlines each year to submit your family’s FAFSA form and apply for all financial aid. Learn more about new scholarships and stay up-to-date on all of your student and family financial aid options.

Important News & Dates

  • Nov. 25-30: Thanksgiving break
  • Dec. 10-13: Final exam week
  • Jan. 11: Spring semester begins, traditional and evening
  • March 1-7: Spring Break
  • March 31: Priority financial aid deadline, continuing undergraduates for Fall 2014
  • April 26 - May 2: Final exam week
  • May 3: Commencement
  • October 2014, dates TBA: Family Weekend. Registration begins Sept. 1.

For more important dates, consult the academic calendar, and for more events, consult the University calendar.