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.
Family Weekend 2013
Save the date for Family Weekend 2013, November 8-10.
Registration information will be mailed to the home address of each
undergraduate student this fall. The schedule of
events is now available on the Family Weekend website.
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.
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 sexual violence.
All incoming first year and transfer students are asked to
complete the MyStudentBody Essentials course for students which
includes educational modules for alcohol, drugs, and sexual
violence. All incoming students will receive an email
requesting their completion of the MyStudentBody Essentials course
between August 1 and August 24, 2013. 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.