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Parents and Families

Information for New Families

Welcome Week family

Butler is pleased to welcome our newest members of the Butler Family 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 New Student & Family Programs with any questions at 800-368-6852, ext. 8648.

Information regarding the schedule for Welcome Week and move-in will be available in the summer. Check back for details for both you and your student. There will also be information about pre-Welcome Week programs and campus FAQs. 

Parent Council

Learn more about how you can be involved with Butler. The Parent Council is available during the year to answer questions or receive feedback from families. Families will have the opportunity to apply to serve during the summer of 2016. Learn more about the group and how to apply. 

Family Weekend 2019

Save the date for Family Weekend 2019, November 8-10. 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 this August.

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.

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.