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Parent Orientation Program

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Congratulations on your student's acceptance to Kutztown University!

     We invite you to attend the optional Parent-Family Orientation Program at Kutztown University. This program prepares parents and families for the personal adjustments that come with sending a child to college. Your support of your student's education is critical to their success. This orientation website contains links to help you and your student understand and navigate the university.

How To Register

Event Information and Agenda

  • Check-in starts at 8:15 AM
  • Program begins at 9:00 AM
  • Location : McFarland Student Union, room 218
  • End of program - approximately 3:00 PM


Attendance and Fees

  • All fees are non-fundable. Please register early for Parent Orientation. There is limited seating.
  • Due to the content of the program, we do not recommend bringing small children.


Special Accommodations for a Disability

  • "Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices."

Please remind your student to review Preparing for Kutztown prior to attending orientation.

For Parents and Families Attending Orientation

  •   To plan for a enjoyable day, consider spending the night in the area if you are traveling more than one hour. A list of area hotels can be found here. It is important to arrive on time for orientation. The Parent-Family Program involves walking. The weather may fluctuate and rooms are air-conditioned, but you may feel warmer or cooler depending on the number of people and your personal temperature preference. You may wish to bring a sweater, jacket and/or umbrella.

Additional Information and Helpful Links

How to Register

To register click here