Parents and Family Members

Welcome to the Wildcat family! Having a child start college is an important transition for the entire family, so we've included some special parent and family events during Wildcat Welcome. We hope that you enjoy your time on campus as your student begins their transition.

Highlighted Events

Wildcat Welcome for Parents at Campus Recreation

Parents come experience and enjoy all the great campus amenities that Campus Recreation has to offer at a special discounted daily rate during Wildcat Welcome Week.

Wildcat Family Conference

The University of Arizona Parent & Family Programs is sponsoring a conference just for you! While your student is at UA Clicks, sit in on a variety of sessions designed to introduce you to campus resources and learn more about ways you can support your student during their transition to college. Conference presentations include: a University Welcome from top UA Administrators, leadership and volunteer programs, academic advising, Campus Health, ThinkTank, student engagement, empty nest syndrome and a panel of experienced parents to answer your questions. There will be a relaxation room and lounge with snacks,a laptop, additional resources, and staff who can answer your questions. The Wildcat Family conference is a great opportunity to network with other families who are proud to be a part of the Wildcat Family! Click here for the tentative conference schedule.

Early Move In Family Mix & Mingle

Escape the heat and join us to mix and mingle with other new UA parents and take advantage special deals, free samples and free chair massages courtesy of the UA BookStores, the Arizona Student Unions and Campus Rec.  Sunday, August 13, 2017 3:00 pm – 5 pm.

Proud Parent Social

Parents you are invited to this Parent Only event hosted by the UA Parents & Family Association. This is your chance to mix and mingle with other parents along with Parents & Family Board Members and UA VIP’s. The time and location will be announced shortly. Tickets for the event are $10.00 or $25.00 per person. $10.00 includes light appetizers, desserts, ice tea and lemonade. $25.00 tickets also include two drink tickets for beer or wine.

Bon Voyage Brunch

Now that your student is getting settled, it's time to say goodbye. Join the Dean of Students Office and the Parents & Family Association for a special brunch event. Time and location will be announced shortly. All family members are welcome! Tickets are $20.00 per person.

Summer Send-Offs

This is your opportunity to meet with some local alumni in your area before your student starts their first semester at the UA.

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