A college education is an investment for a lifetime.
Don't limit options based on cost alone. A college education is one of the most important investments—and the return on that investment—will affect the rest of an individual's life. Also, be sure to check out the availability of financial aid.
Events for Parents
Family Weekend is scheduled along with Homecoming, October 25-27. Visit the homecoming page to find out more about athletic events that weekend, musical and theatre performances, Family & Faculty Coffee, local hotel information, and more!
Commencement Weekend 2020 is planned May 15-17. This event is the highlight of your students academic career at Austin College, offering opportunities to celebrate success and look to the future, whether graduate school or careers.
Important Information for Parents of New Students
During the fall term of the freshman year at Austin College, every freshman takes a first year seminar course called Communication/Inquiry (or C/I). Each C/I class works to develop your communication abilities and your skills of intellectual inquiry to set you up for success in the rest of your college career.
New Student Information is provided by the Office of Admission with a complete list of important documents and links of interest for incoming freshmen and their parents.