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About Us

Welcome to Bobcat Country!

As a parent or family member supporting a Texas State student, welcome to Parent and Family Relations. The Parent and Family Relations program is a part of the Retention Management and Planning department, and we are committed to student success. You play an integral role in the success of your student. We are dedicated to communicating with parents and families about timely information to help your student navigate college and manage the many challenges of campus life.

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Mission Statement

To provide parents and families with information about campus and community resources to best help students be successful and offer events to engage parents and families with campus life. 



Vision Statement

Parent and Family Relations understands the important and essential role parents and family members play in their student’s success in college. We are here to help with the transition to college for both you and your student. We want to be your partner in supporting your student(s) at Texas State.

Our office collaborates with other campus departments, in order to provide the best resources for not only your student, but you as well. Our goal is to provide parents and families with information to help better understand your student’s life and be a supportive voice for you by providing resources, activities on campus, education, and relationships with other parents and families. We are so happy to have you and your student become part of our Bobcat family!