Parents and Families

Here's What's Next

Key Dates

November 20-25

Thanksgiving break - no classes

December 11-16

Final examination period

Welcome to Quinnipiac

As parents you want the best undergraduate experience for your daughters and sons. At Quinnipiac University, our faculty and staff work with you to put your sons and daughters — our students — above all else, bringing them the fulfilling and valuable college experience they deserve.

We're also here to help you navigate through your student's life at the university, from keeping you informed on upcoming parent and family events, to providing the resources you need to stay involved with the Quinnipiac community.

Featured Event

Holiday bus service

We offer bus service to and from the following locations during Thanksgiving break:

Uniondale, New York: Long Island Marriott, 101 James Doolittle Blvd.

Framingham, Massachusetts: Shopper’s World, 1 Worcester Rd.

Paramus, New Jersey: Garden State Plaza Mall, 1 Garden State Plaza Blvd.

*The buses to Paramus, New Jersey are currently sold out. If you would like to be added to a wait list, please email

Buses will depart from the Athletic & Recreation Center on the Mount Carmel Campus on Friday, November 17, 2017, at 5 p.m. For the return trip, buses will depart from their respective locations on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at 2 p.m.

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All aboard

Students Stephanie Wint and Hayden Nadler head home for the Thanksgiving holiday Friday, November 18, 2016. Buses load up outside the Athletic and Recreation Center on the Mount Carmel Campus to transport undergraduates to locations throughout the Northeast.

For information on annual parent and family events, or to access our various calendars, visit our Events page:

Resources for Parents


Want to send a care package, check up on the dean’s list or see when residence halls are closing for holiday breaks throughout the school year? Our collected Parent Resources will help you connect and grow comfortable with the Quinnipiac community during your student’s years here.

Get Involved

Get involved

You can choose to take an active role in student outcomes at Quinnipiac, from helping with career development to making leadership gifts to the Quinnipiac Parents Fund. Your philanthropic support helps to ensure that our students continue to reach their academic and professional dreams through the quality educational experience that Quinnipiac offers. No matter what you choose to give, your gift makes an immediate impact on your student’s education today — and the professionals they’ll become tomorrow.

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