Welcome to the Wildcat family!

We are excited to welcome you and your student to the University of Arizona. We have planned events just for you during Wildcat Welcome, so you can also learn about the UA and campus resources, all while connecting with other parents and family members. We hope that you enjoy your time on campus as your student begins their transition. We welcome you to become a member of the Parent & Family Association to receive regular information throughout the academic year.  

Please click here  to sign up for the free membership.

Parent & Family Events 

Early Move in Mix and Mingle

Do you have a student who is moving on campus early? Escape the heat and join us at the UA BookStores in the Student Union Memorial Center to mix and mingle with other new UA parents and take advantage of special deals, free samples, and more. This is a great opportunity to meet staff, other family members, and have any of your last minute questions answered. This event takes places the weekend before move-in and is for families of those students participating in events that take place before classes start.  

* This event take places prior the beginning of the fall semester. 

Wildcat Family Conference

The University of Arizona Parents & Family Association is sponsoring a conference just for you! While your student is at UA Clicks, stop by the Student Union Memorial Center from 9am -3pm to 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 participants include: a UA VIP panel, leadership and volunteer programs, academic advising, Campus Health, ThinkTank, cultural centers and many more.  We also provide a relaxation room and lounge with snacks, computer terminals, and additional resources for parents.  The Wildcat Family conference is a great opportunity to network with other parents who are proud to be a part of the Wildcat Family!

* This event take places prior the beginning of the fall semester. 

Proud Parent Social

Parents, Family Members, and supporters this is your chance to mix and mingle with other parents, UA VIP’s, and Parents & Family Board Members.  The event will be held in the evening following UA Clicks at a University Main Gate restaurant. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase from the vast menu at this no-host event, and enjoy local eats and drinks, at a popular local venue.

* This event take places prior the beginning of the fall semester. 

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 on the morning of the Saturday prior to classes beginning in the Student Union North Ballroom.  All family members are welcome! Tickets are $20.00 per guest.

* This event take places prior the beginning of the fall semester.