the webster university parent association aspires to include undergraduate students’ parents in the life of the university. recognizing the important role parents play in the success of their children's college experience, an engaged parent makes for an engaged student.


founded in 2008, the parent association is part of the office of parent engagement in the division of student affairs. the mission of the office of parent engagement is to provide resources, services, and programs for parents and family members of undergraduate students that promote student success.


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purchase a spirit scarf

the spirit scarf is a fundraiser for the webster university parent fund and a great way to show your gorlok pride!

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spirit scarf

click here to register for wednesdays with webster! 

join us a for a fun and informational night designed for our parents to enlighten you with some great topics of interest. we look forward to sharing information and answering your questions!

past wednesdays with webster audio recordings

september 23, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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august 17, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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august 5, 2020 audio recording (mp3) and video

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july 29, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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july 22, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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july 15, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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july 8, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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july 1, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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june 24, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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june 10, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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june 3, 2020 audio recording (mp3)

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general parent information

the webster university parent council has been created to establish a formal channel of communication between the parent community and the university.

parent council

volunteers are asked to perform a range of activities depending upon the needs of the university. examples of activities include: event support, serving on a discussion panel for the benefit of parents of prospective students; mentoring a student; providing a testimonial for the webster website and other opportunities as they are identified.

email us to volunteer

the parent association hosts a variety of events during the academic year. spirit weekend is offered to bring parents and family members back to campus to visit their student. parent orientations (grow) are held throughout the summer. other events that focus on life at the university are made available to parents as well.

parent events

this fund offers financial assistance to qualified students who need help in paying down the balance on their student account in order to register for classes during the fall and spring semesters. 

parent fund

the parent association publishes a monthly enewsletter that goes out to parents of currently enrolled undergraduate students at the webster groves campus.

email us to update your contact information

find out more information about resources available to you and your student as a first generation college family

first-generation college family resources

as a member of the parent association, you receive a parent permit for up to three days by checking in with public safety at the beginning of your visit.

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