Information for Parents and Families

This section contains information to help parents assess whether Penn State is the right fit for their student and connect to resources for parents at Penn State.

Penn State Parents Program

The Penn State Parents Program can partner with you in order to ensure student success, provide opportunities for your engagement with the University, and educate you about resources and services available within the University community. Contact the Parents Program at 814-863-1313 or

Applying to Penn State

Adjusting to college life