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Parents and Families

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Be there with your student.

College is a pivotal time for students, and informed, supportive parents are key to their success. Join us at Austin Peay State University in guiding your student through their college journey, celebrating big moments, and ensuring they have access to the resources they need to thrive.

It Takes a Village to Graduate a Student!

At Austin Peay State University, we share your desire to see your student graduate with their college degree. More than that, we want your student to have a meaningful educational experience and leave APSU with unforgettable memories, lifelong friends and the knowledge needed to succeed.

Encourage your student to take advantage of APSU's comprehensive support services, including:

Resources for parents and Families

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Austin Peay Parent and Family Experience Portal

Stay connected and informed with the Austin Peay Parent and Family Experience Portal. This platform is your go-to resource for everything APSU, offering:

Joining is easy—simply provide an email address to receive regular updates and alerts directly to your inbox. Stay engaged with your student's education at any time, from anywhere.

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Stay Informed with APAA

Join the Austin Peay Parent and Family Association (APPA) and become a vital part of your student's university journey. As a member of the APPA, you will:

Membership is completely free and connects you to a community dedicated to fostering student success.

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Stay Connected

Stay connected through our social networks: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates and to be part of our vibrant community online.

You can also follow along with your student's journey by using Merit.

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