The Office of Parent Relations is here to be a resource for you as you seek to stay in touch with your student, keep up to date with the happenings at Northwestern, and connect you with people and departments who can address specific issues and concerns.

Connecting Your Home to Ours

As parents you have laid an essential foundation for your sons and daughters, and we want to partner with you on all levels as you release them into God's care and watch them build upon that foundation.
Parent Blog
Wise insight on how to help your student make the most of this college experience.
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Resources for for parents as they support their student at the University of Northwestern.
Just toured University of Northwestern-Saint Paul today with a couple of my children looking at it as a prospective college. It was shockingly beautiful and serene. Almost like walking into a fairy tale. Our tour guide was very friendly and helpful. The grounds and buildings are gorgeous and I (being a devote Christian myself) was thrilled that they work to continue the Spiritual growth of their students in God's Word. They even require all professors to sign an affidavit of Faith. (Which since a huge amount of college students leave their Faith behind is at the top of my priority list! Yes above my students education or even physical health I place their Spiritual health and Faith in God and have told them this.) Being a Christian and believing in Heaven and hell how could I not? I really can't think of any cons to this college with the information I currently have. A+ They also have their own private island with bridge access.
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    Once You're Admitted

    A guide for students and parents

    Congratulations! You've been admitted to Northwestern. Wondering what you need to do next? We want to make the transition easy for you and your family.

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    First Year Resources

    Parent resources for their first year student at University of Northwestern including ideas for before classes begin, the first month, and the end of the semester.

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  • parents and students

    Stay Connected

    Resource list for parents to stay connected including recommendations such as Moms in Prayer, Parent e-News, Resources for Parenting College Student and prayer requests.

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    Career Development

    We are here to guide and inspire students and alumni to thrive in career and professional development. A supportive staff with relevant resources, we coach, advise, and connect students with...

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Parent Relations Office

Main office: Riley Hall, R2707

Phone: 651-631-5350


Mailing address: 
University of Northwestern
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113-1598

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