Parents

Welcome Parents & Families!

When a student selects a university, it’s a decision that affects the entire family. Not only is your student embarking on the next journey of their life, but so are you. We understand how this transition to college can be challenging and difficult to adjust to as a parent. That is why we are here to help support you and your student throughout his or her college career.

Programs like orientation and Family Weekend, alongside the Parent Association, help connect parents to their student’s college experience. This collaborative support system of university, student, and family provides the foundation needed for whatever the future holds.

Why Tech?

Tennessee Tech University is one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" public colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. Tech has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys, earning designation several years in a row as one of the nation's best college educations for the cost. USNews & World Report has chosen Tech as a top tier university and one of the Top Public Schools in the South on multiple occasions, and the University has been chosen as the "Best in the Southeast" by The Princeton Review. These accolades are a reflection of the commitment our university has toward the lifelong success of our students. Read more about the rankings and our accreditation to learn about the quality of education your student will receive from Tech.


Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Parents and family members are invited to campus for a weekend of activities and programs, including a Tech football game.

Parent Association

Parent Association

Stay involved, connected, and informed! Our monthly communications are full of great articles about events on campus, tips on how to help your student succeed, and much more!

Resources

Resources

We've prepared some resources for you to guide your student when he/she calls for help. Don't forget about our Facebook and Twitter to stay connected.