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Parent & Family Connection

Parent & Family Connection


Columbus State University Current CSU Parents is the primary link between parents, students and the University. Through programs and initiatives, the Current CSU Parents connects parents at CSU by providing support, creating a forum for ideas and opinions, and recognizing these individuals as valuable resources within the University community.

Become a Member!

There are TWO ways to become a member:

1. Join the Parents Association on the first morning of Orientation! You will receive your welcome package at this time!

2. Sign up to be a part of the Parent Association below. You will be directed to the CSU Giving website, please make sure to click the check box under "Designate My Gift" located next to "Would you like to support a program not listed above?". Enter Parent Association in the "Other" text box as well as the amount. The fees are listed below:


  • $35 One year 
  • $50 Two years 
  • $70 Three years 
  • $150 Lifetime

Memberships run from September 1-August 30 annually.


Car decal to proudly display on your car.
Discount at CSU Bookstore good for 10% off.
Focus, the official university magazine, mailed twice a year to your home.
eNewsletters emailed to you twice a semester
Cougar Connection emailed to you once a week (weekly newsletter talking about important information, dates, etc...)
Discounted entrance into Parents Weekend.
Two free meal passes to the Cougar Cafeteria.


Click here to sign up for Parent Association now >>

Note: You will be directed to the CSU Giving website, please make sure to click "Designate My Gift" and enter Parent Association. Also, please note the membership fees located above.