Parents and Families

The Penn State student in your life may be a son or daughter, spouse, mom, dad, sister, brother, or even a grandmother or grandfather. As a family member, and because Penn State is all-inclusive, you are also part of the great Blue and White Tradition of Excellence.

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Welcome Message From Chancellor

As the parent, spouse, or significant other of a Penn State student, you too are a vital part of the campus community and our extended family. By choosing Penn State York, your loved one has made an investment in his or her future, and in the well-being of their entire family.


Answers for Parents

As parents and family members of a Penn State student, you are also important members of our campus community and we encourage you to become active participants.

Parent portal

Parent and Family Experience

The Parent and Family Experience provides you with a rich online experience you can personalize to fit your needs. You can make selections to see the news and information that is relevant to you and connect resources for academics, health and safety, financial aid, and events.