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Welcome to the Duquesne University Family!

Following are a few things that you need to do before your student's first day of class: 

◊ Freshman Advisement Transition Seminar (FAST)

Look for information about Freshman Advisement Transition Seminar (FAST), a one day event to assist students in transitioning to college life. It's a day to for students to get their IDs, meet their academic advisors, learn about health services, student activities, safety, purchase books, connect with future classmates and more!

◊ Register for the Orientation EVP Talk and Parent Dinner

The Parent's Orientation schedule is filled with interesting topics and events, but only two require advance registration. The first is with Dr. Douglas Frizzell who will discuss the transition to college life. The second is a special dinner for parents sponsored by University President Kenneth G. Gormley. Limited seating available. (Go to www.duq.edu/orientation and click on "for parents" on the left side of the page; the registration link will be live in early June.)

◊ Obtain Access to Your Student's Ebill

The Student Accounts Office posts the tuition bill online and helps parents understand their financial responsibilities. Your son or daughter must first add your name to the account. Once they have completed that step, you will have access to additional information. (www.duq.edu/studentaccounts)

◊ Complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling Online (Student Requirement)

If your son or daughter has a federal student loan, they are required by the government to complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling (online). This will not be available until July 1, 2016.  Both requirements can be done at www.studentloans.gov. Loan funds will not be released to your student's account until both requirements are completed. 

◊ Complete Immunization and Health Insurance Waivers

Your child will need to complete Immunization and Health Insurance Waivers. This information will be sent to your home.

◊ Be sure to visit the main parents page for important dates, contacts and other information.