Welcome Parents & Families!
Westminster College’s Office of Parent Relations serves as a resource for parents and a liaison to campus services from the admissions process through graduation. We promote meaningful engagement in campus life and participation by parents in their student’s educational experience through programming and events. Parent Relations communicates relevant and timely information and facilitates opportunities for parent involvement and leadership through career enhancement and fundraising initiatives.
Whether you live here in Utah, or somewhere far away, we hope this site will help you stay up-to-date with campus events and feel more closely connected with your student and the college.To subscribe to the bimonthly e-newsletters and messages for parents and families, Westminster Review magazine, and communications from Westminster College President Brian Levin-Stankevich, please fill out our parent information form. We welcome your input and look forward to meeting you!
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Winter Weekend for Parents and Families
February 6-9, 2014
What a particularly successful Winter Weekend this year!! More than 120 families registered for a wide variety of events at the college including an Olympic Viewing Party to cheer on our 23 Griffins in Russia, skiing the newfallen snow at local resorts, recognizing our graduating Griffin athletes, home basketball games, and more. Westminster families cam to visit from all over the country, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Georgia, Arizona, Washington, and even Sweden! Go here for a printable schedule of events of what was going on. Next year's dates for the weekend will be published as soon as we have the home basketball schedule for 2015, but it's typically the end of January-first of February.
Check out this list of recommended reading for parents of college students.
Parents of Prospective Students
We are delighted that you and your son or daughter are considering Westminster College. The Admissions Office invites you to visit its website, which provides answers to questions you may have about the Admission and Financial Aid process, visiting Westminster, and resources to help you understand Westminster’s unique environment for learning.
Parents of New Students
Welcome to the Westminster family! We are excited that your son or daughter decided Westminster College is the place for them. We want to do our best to prepare you for their transition to college life as well as theirs. Be sure to visit the New Parents page and fill out the parent information form. Here is a guide for some specifics as you and your student prepare for the Westminster experience. Tell Us Something! Use this form to share information about your student that they might not be so willing to share such as accomplishments, service experiences, learning styles, etc.
Help other parents new to the Westminster experience!! Fill out this short survey with what you found most helpful in your adjustment to being a parent of a Westminster student! In these pages you should find answers to some frequently asked questions about visiting the college, communications, information, and resources.
Is your or your student's car registered in Utah? If so, you can help Westminster College and drive your Westminster pride. Watch this short video to answer your questions. And, to order your Westminster Plate visit www.westminstercollege.edu/WestminsterPlate.