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Parent & Family Connection

Parent & Family Connection


The mission of Columbus State University's Parent and Family Programs, aligning with the institutional mission, is to empower family members of current and incoming students as valuable resources within the University community while partnering with parents to provide programs that connect, support, and foster the parent student relationship while promoting involvement, education, and success within the student population.

Become a Member!

There are TWO ways to become a member:

1. Join the Parent and Family Connection on the first morning of Orientation! 

2. Sign up to be a part of the Parent and Family Connection  by emailing You will begin receiving monthly emails with campus news, tips to support your student from departments on campus and much more.


eNewsletters emailed to you monthly

Providing support to your CSU Student can take a village! Luckily Parent and Family Connection is here to help. Our monthly newsletters, provide you with advice and support for important times throughout the academic year. 

Invitations and updates on campus programs for you and your students 

We are so pleased that your student has chosen to attend the Columbus State University. Now that you have a student at CSU, you are a member of the Cougar family, too! Members of the Parent and Family Connection will receive an emailed invitation to Parent and Family day.