Information for New Families
Butler is pleased to welcome our newest members of the Butler
Parent Association. Please review the below information for some
helpful hints to ensure that you have all the information and
support you need as your student transitions to campus. Contact the
Office of Alumni & Parent
Programs with any questions at 800-368-6852, ext. 9946.
Butler University Parent Council
Learn more about how you can be involved by
visiting the Parent Council website. This group is
available during the year to answer questions or receive feedback
from families. New families are also invited to apply to serve as members of
the Council. Visit the Parent Council website to learn more
about the group and how to apply.
Freshman Class T-shirts - Order Now!
The Butler University Student Foundation (BUSF) is offering a
freshman t-shirt for incoming students. Families can order their
student a Butler t-shirt with a design that features the Class of
2018, Class of 2019, Class of 2020, or no class year. Proceeds from
the sales go back to students through BUSF programming. Orders will
be delivered to students in their residence halls prior to fall
break. Visit the class t-shirt website to learn
more, see the desgin, or order today.
Parent and Siblings Dessert Reception - Register Now!
Mark your calendar for this special gathering on Saturday,
August 23, at 8 p.m. on The East Mall. This event is a great way to
meet fellow parents and campus representatives while your student
is attending a mandatory meeting. Register to join us today.
We'd love to see you there!
Family Weekend 2014
Save the date for Family Weekend 2014, October 31-November 2.
Registration information will be mailed to the home address of each
undergraduate student this fall. More information regarding the
schedule of events will be available on the Family Weekend website at the start
of the fall semester.
Update Your Contact Information
Make sure you are receiving the latest updates and information
from the University by updating your contact
information. You will receive our monthly Parent
NewsFlash email, Butler Magazine, and pertinent
mailings throughout the year.
Connect with Fellow Parents
Join the Butler Parent Page on Facebook to
connect with other Butler families. This page is a great source for
parent questions and information or to just meet other Butler
families in your area. You must be logged-in to your Facebook
account to access the page.
Welcome Week Programming
If you are looking for more information regarding the schedule
for Welcome Week or move-in, visit the Welcome Week website. You'll find
details for both you and your student. There's also information
about pre-Welcome Week programs and campus FAQ's.
The online health program, MyStudentBody, gives Butler
University parents resources and strategies to help keep students
safe, healthy, and happy. Register today at http://www.MyStudentBody.com
with BUTLERPARENT as the school code, to explore videos, articles,
and interactive tools that are designed to help parents strengthen
communication skills and develop effective prevention strategies
related to alcohol, drugs, and dating and sexual
All incoming first year and transfer students will be asked to
complete the MyStudentBody Essentials course before arriving on
campus. An email requesting their completion will be sent
around August 1. Additional information can be found at: www.butler.edu/mystudentbody.
Want More Information?
Visit the Butler University parent website for a
comprehensive list of parent FAQs, general information and parent
resources. This information is available year-round and is a
great way to learn more about campus and the opportunities
available to our families.