Parents & Families

The Penn State student in your life may be a son or daughter, spouse, mom, dad, sister, brother or even a grandmother or grandfather. Because Penn State is all inclusive, you are also part of our great Blue and White Tradition of Excellence.

Welcome to Penn State. We are!

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Welcome Message from Chancellor

As the parent, spouse or significant other of a Penn State student, you too are a vital part of the campus community and our extended family. By choosing Penn State Scranton, your loved one has made an investment in his or her future, and in the well being of their entire family.


Answers for Parents

As parents and family members of a Penn State student, you are also vital members of our campus community and we encourage you become active participants.

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Educational Value

Attending Penn State Scranton not only SAVES DOLLARS, it makes SENSE! Our in-state tuition costs are among the lowest of colleges in the region. This, combined with our internationally renowned degrees, makes Penn State Scranton an excellent place to further your education.

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Parent and Family Experience

The Parent and Family Experience provides you with a rich online experience you can personalize to fit your needs. You can make selections to see the news and information that is relevant to you and connect to resources for academics, health and safety, financial aid, and events.