Our Mission

The mission of the Parent & Family Programs Office at Iowa State University is to offer programming and services that facilitate the successful transition, engagement, and support of families of college students. Our office is dedicated to providing information, resources, and opportunities that empower families to be active partners in their student's education and overall well-being. Through our initiatives, we aim to enhance the support network for students, strengthen family connections, and contribute to the academic success and personal growth of all students. Our commitment aligns with the mission of the University and Division of Student Affairs, emphasizing the importance of serving all students and their families while fostering a collaborative relationship between the university and families for a more enriched educational experience.