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Connecting College Parents with the Campus Community

Who is CollegiateParent?

We are the #1 provider of Parent and Family guides and content to U.S. 4-year Universities and Colleges.

Why CollegiateParent?

CollegiateParent helps to connect your University or College to parents and the community. We have been a trusted partner to over 200 universities since 2004.

Parent and Family Solutions

Our digital and print communications help you welcome students' families, keep them informed, and show your commitment to families and their student.

How do our products help?

We help you save time, free up your budget, and offer versatility, meeting your program's specific needs.

Save Time

We free up your time by carrying out all design, layout, print, and shipping. Our experienced Account Managers support you throughout the process and ensure your publication is complete and optimally usable for parents and families. Our content library can be used as a supplement to your custom content, or you can rely on our content entirely.

Stretch Budgets

Our proven sponsor-supported model connects your parents to useful community resources. All of our digital and print resources are exceptional value with some essentially free of charge.

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Offer Versatility

Our communication solutions check all the boxes. They are used to introduce parents to university resources, promote parent giving campaigns, provide support to families of students, help in recruiting efforts, and more. Universities distribute our products during orientation and family weekend events, move-in, admissions tours, or mail them directly to parents any time of year. We also provide products with varying levels of customization, helping you zero in on a communication solution that fits your needs.

Our Product Series

Our two product series allow you to find a product or combination of products that fit your communication needs.

Print Solutions

We provide fully-custom options, or save time with a partially-custom Insider Digest. Our Insider content is developed by professional writers and editors, with evergreen topics that support parents with the information they need most.

Digital Solutions

We provide high-quality articles that you can share with parents and families via your website, newsletter, and social media. Don’t have a newsletter? We can help you create a customized newsletter, using your own content or a mix of yours and ours.

University Guide
Parent and Family Guides

16-64 page printed custom guide with digital edition. Your custom content and photos pulled together into a beautiful guide to give parents the information they need about your university.

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CollegiateParent Insider Digest

64-page magazine-style guide with parent support articles for all four undergraduate years. Composed of stories by our expert team of writers and college parent subject experts. Available “off the shelf” or with limited customization.

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Parent and Family eNews

Bi-weekly or monthly parent electronic newsletter. Submit content and/or use our extensive library of articles on the college parent experience. We take care of designing and sending out the newsletter.

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CollegiateParent Insider E-Content Package

24 or more expertly-written and edited articles for inclusion in your parent newsletters, publications, and websites.

Guide for Spanish-speaking and/or first gen parents
NEW! Bilingual CollegiateParent Insider
Starting College: A guide for families / Comenzando la Universidad: Una guía para las familias

This transition guide is geared toward parents and families of incoming freshman. The top-notch content helps English and Spanish-speaking families support their student’s college experience. While the articles are relevant to any family, they’re especially valuable for first-generation families.

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NEW! Bilingual CollegiateParent Insider E-Content Package

12 or more expertly-written and translated articles in English and Spanish for inclusion in your parent newsletters, publications, and website.

CollegiateParent Insider

Our CollegiateParent Insider products focus on parent support. We provide high-quality articles, with customization options available.

CollegiateParent Insider guide for parents
CollegiateParent Insider Digest

64-page magazine-style guide with parent support articles for all four undergraduate years. Composed of stories by our expert team of writers and college parent subject experts. Available “off the shelf” or with limited customization.

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CollegiateParent Insider Calendar

32-page parent support wall-calendar for all four undergraduate years. Includes your university dates on calendar and options for limited customization.

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CollegiateParent Insider E-Content Package

24 or more expertly-written and edited articles for inclusion in your parent newsletters, publications, and websites.

Guide for Spanish-speaking and/or first gen parents
NEW! Bilingual CollegiateParent Insider
Starting College: A guide for families / Comenzando la Universidad: Una guía para las familias

This transition guide is geared toward parents and families of incoming freshman. The top-notch information helps English and Spanish-speaking families support their student’s college experience.

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NEW! Bilingual CollegiateParent Insider E-Content Package

12 or more expertly-written and translated articles in English and Spanish for inclusion in your parent newsletters, publications, and website.

University Guide Series

The University Guide Series features fully-customized products with an informational focus.

University Guide
Parent and Family Guides

16-64 page printed custom guide with digital edition. Your custom content and photos pulled together into a beautiful guide to give parents the information they need about your university.

University Calendar
Parent and Family Calendar

32-page wall-calendar with your university dates and custom content/photos. Gives parents the dates they need in a fun and functional form.

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Parent and Family eNews

Bi-weekly or monthly parent electronic newsletter. Submit content and/or use our extensive library of articles on the college parent experience. We take care of designing and sending out the newsletter.

What our partners have to say

“You all always offer great suggestions and help me catch things that I may have overlooked.”

Sharon Brownlow
Kennesaw State University

“[The Insider was] excellent and encompassed all of the topics we want to discuss with parents. Really a stellar piece.”

Jessica Fitzgerald
University of South Florida

“The CollegiateParent team is very organized and efficient with annual outreach making it seamless to go through the process of updating the Guide annually.  Every step of this process is user friendly and efficient from setting the timeline to submitting content to final edits to delivery.”

Margie Carney
Johns Hopkins University

“The communications from professional staff members, as well as the finished product were second-to-none.”

Eddie Higginbotham
Florida State University

I appreciate your patience and attention. I appreciate the follow-up and follow-through. The technology used to edit the guide was great.”

Karina Viaud
University of California, San Diego

“This year’s guide is the best one yet! I love all the attention paid to the smallest of details. These folks do amazing work. Thank you!”

Polly Crabtree
California State University Chico

CollegiateParent can help:

  • Expand your communication tools and resources for your parent community.
  • Strengthen family programs while reducing the burden placed on you and your department.
  • Offer access to our unique content library and exceptional team of writers, editors, and designers with more than 10 years experience in the College Parent space
  • Develop communications that reflect your University or College’s unique character and speak to your specific parent community

Our commitment to you:

  • We will create, consult and deliver a product that is creative and engaging with reference-worthy content.
  • We provide a simple process and program that is easy for you and your team to manage. We do the work for you!
  • We are timely in our responses. We will return your call or email within 24 hours.

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We would love to hear about your communications needs and propose a solution. Contact us using the form below.

1-866-721-1357
3180 Sterling Circle, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301

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