Parent & Family Programs

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Parent & Family Programs helps University of Illinois parents and families develop the skills necessary to become effective coaches and mentors to their students by providing high-quality, accessible communications, tools, resources, and services. Parent & Family Programs works collaboratively with the Moms and Dads Associations to provide programs and support for parents.

Created in the 1920s, The Illini Moms Association and Illini Dads Association are the oldest known parent associations in the country.

Moms Association

Moms Assocation Awards & Scholarships

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Featured Event

Looking for important university dates and information?

Check out our digital calendar and resource guide.

Contact and Give Resources

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What's Happening

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News & Updates

Get the latest news and information from Parent & Family Programs.

News & Updates

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Resources & Tools

A compilation of information that will help you prepare for your student's journey to college.


Mom of the Year Award winner from 2019

Awards & Scholarships

The Moms Association and Dads Association both offer awards, grants, and scholarships for students and organizations.


Featured Program

Parent & Family Summer Orientation

Get instructional videos, resource guides, deadlines, and tips on how to talk to your student about difficult subjects.

Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend

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Moms Weekend

Moms Weekend

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Moms and Dads Associations

Join the Moms and Dads Associations

Become part of the Illini Family by joining and being involved with the Moms and Dads Associations. Both of these groups have been around for over 100 years! Meet with great Illini families through involvement with these groups.