Our Story

all of the Parent and Family Center staff posing in front of a rock structure.

About Us

The Office of Parent & Family Services engages, educates, and supports the entire family. We aim to make the transition to college smooth and enjoyable for both you and your student by offering advice, keeping you informed, and standing by to answer your questions. We are always happy to help.


The mission of Parent & Family Services is to involve, engage, educate and support parents and family members of undergraduate students to promote a strong partnership in order to promote and support student development and student success.


Engaging, Educating and Supporting the Entire Maverick Family Every Step of the Way!

Our Goals


Serve as an advocate for parents/families and the University, both internally and externally, by facilitating communication and creating a climate that fosters mutual understanding .


Involve and engage parents and families in the University community to promote student development and retention.


Develop and implement programs and services that inform and educate parents and families about valuable resources, critical issues, and topics relevant to student success.


Create programs that promote parent and family involvement and opportunities for participation in their student's experience.