The University of Louisville Parent and Family Association is here to help you support your student when they are a Card and beyond! We offer programs, services, communication, and outreach to help you keep up with what is going on on-campus throughout the entire year.
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University of Louisville Parent and Family Association Newsletter
Have you signed up to receive our monthly newsletter? Each month, the UofL Parent and Family Association sends out a FREE newsletter that highlights upcoming events, campus happenings, and details you need to help support your student.
New Cards: Welcome to the Louisville Cardinal Family! We are so happy to have you join us here at the University of Louisville. Click here for more information about being a first-year freshman and to sign up for orientation.
Housing: The University of Louisville has a variety of housing options for incoming freshman. From traditional dorm-style living to apartment-style living, we have it all! Follow the link to learn more about our housing options along with other important deadline information.
Academic Calendar: If you are looking for information about semester sessions and holiday breaks, you have come to the right place! Keep up with important dates by downloading a copy of the current academic calendar here!
Care Package: Want to let your college student know you are proud of them, miss them, or help them get well? Send them a care package! Click here to learn more about our care package options.
Emotional Support: Sending your first child away to college can be just as difficult on parents as it is on students. We have a great list to help you survive the first semester without your child under your roof.
FAQ: Have a question? Follow this link and we will try and answer any potential questions you may run into during the first year of your student’s college career.
Family Weekend: You’re invited to join us for Family Weekend in the Ville! Enjoy family tailgating with Student Affairs, a home football game, and brunch at the Ville Grill. Click here to reserve your spot and learn more!
Parent of the Year: Each year, we ask our students to nominate their parents for an award based on their experiences. Click here to view past recipients and learn more about how YOU could be parent of the year.
Welcome Week: We can’t way to get your student welcomed to UofL during the annual Welcome Week events each year! While this week will not directly involve parents and families, we ask that you encourage your student to attend and get involved in these amazing events!
Attractions: Looking for something to do while you are in town visiting your college student? The city of Louisville has a ton of exciting venues to visit.
Restaurants: In 2015, Louisville was voted the #1 Food City in the world by National Geographic! With that being said, here is a list of some of the best places to get your grub on.
Volunteer Opportunities: Looking to give back while you are in town? Here are some of our favorite places to volunteer in the City of Louisville.
Popular Shopping Locations: Forget something at home on Move-in Day? No worries! Check out some popular shopping locations near campus.