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Parents & Families!


We're thrilled to welcome you to the Santa Clara family and are eager to be part of your student's college journey at SCU! We recognize that this period is filled with exciting discoveries and personal growth. Our main goal is to support both you and your student as they navigate this crucial phase of life.

We truly believe that family involvement is crucial to ensuring your student has a rewarding and fulfilling college experience. It's our goal to keep you well-informed and connected, and we invite you to partner with us in your student's journey!

Our commitment is to create a campus that feels like a "home away from home" by providing a comprehensive array of services and resources. Please feel free to reach out to our office with any questions or concerns you may have. We're here to help!

Looking for a specific department?

Explore various campus departments dedicated to enhancing your student's college experience. We've categorized them by common questions and applied the eight dimensions of wellness to guide you to offices that can best offer the resources you seek.


Programs for You and Your Family!

Begin your journey into our community at orientation, revel in the lively atmosphere of welcome weekend alongside your student, and join in on the various activities during the upbeat family weekend at Santa Clara. It's a series of unforgettable moments for parents and families. Just saying, it's an experience worth having!

Empowering Student Well-Being

The Office of Student Life, in collaboration with other offices, is dedicated to fostering your student's welfare and independence. Grounded in Jesuit values like cura personalis, we prioritize holistic development, engaging with parents, and providing resources for support.

Learn about OSL's Approach to Well-Being

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