Student standing with parents

Welcome, Parents & Families

When your student chooses USF, your family becomes a part of the USF community. Your student’s time on the Hilltop will be one of growth, discovery, and transformation — and it’s your journey, too.

Questions about how to get involved? Where to stay when you visit? When to book flights home after finals? Ask and we’ll answer. We’re happy you’re here.


Parents, families, students, and friends are invited to come to campus for a weekend of celebration Oct. 20–22, 2023.


Discover USF

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For Your Student

At USF, your student does much more than earn a degree. They find a home and create a life. 

For You

Get involved in Don life. Check out all your options — and if you have something in mind but don’t see it here, let us know!

Family Weekend

Parent and Family Weekend is one of the most joyous times of the year here on the Hilltop. 

Family Guidebook

Learn about registration, housing, academic advising. Make the most of your resources at USF.

Parent Newsletter

Stay in the loop. Sign up for monthly updates from the Parent Newsletter.

Give to USF

Your generosity enables students to attend USF — and truly change the world from here.

Take our Virtual Tour

Tour our campus from your couch.

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Advice for New USF Parents — From a USF Parent

Jenny Baker reflects on leaving her daughter Megan Baker ’23 at USF's first-year orientation, getting on a plane, and flying home to Milwaukee.

Megan Baker ’23 and mom Jenny Baker

Enrich Your USF Parent and Family Experience

Meet Darian Rosengard, one of USF's newest addition. Rosengard is a sixth-generation San Franciscan and our associate director of parent and family philanthropy.

Darian Rosengard

More Tools & Resources

Parent Engagement & Philanthropy

2130 Fulton St.
Lone Mountain Rossi, 323
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.