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UW-Green Bay Parents & Families

Join Our Flock

Take your place in the Phoenix family.

We invite all parents and families to be involved in your student's college journey. Every college student's experience is unique, and it's our mission to ensure that both students and families feel supported throughout your time at UW-Green Bay.

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Welcome to UW-Green Bay

Welcome to the Phoenix family! Your student made an excellent decision by choosing to attend UW-Green Bay. From this point forward, we will work together as they complete their educational journey. The coming semesters may be difficult and will certainly contain vast opportunities for growth. We are committed to partnering with you and your student as they transition to college and navigate any obstacles they may encounter.

The Division of Student Affairs is comprised of dedicated professionals who are committed to your student’s success. We offer access to programs, services and activities that support the University’s academic mission and day-to-day wellness. Our staff is also available to you so that we may work together to ensure for the holistic development of your student. Student success is our top priority.

Regardless of their chosen profession or vocation, we are dedicated to assisting our students in their career readiness preparation. Ultimately, we want our students to become productive citizens upon departure from the University. We invite you to join us in accomplishing this goal.

I have no doubt that your student will find UW-Green Bay to be inclusive of all individuals, supportive of their academic goals and committed to their long-term success.

A headshot of Gail Sims-Aubert, Interim Vice Chancellor for University Inclusivity and Student Affairs.

You are welcome here. You are a Phoenix. Soar!

Gail Sims-Aubert
ADA Coordinator and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Resources for the Fam

There are plenty of ways to support your student during their college journey, no matter how near or far you are.

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Life as a Phoenix

There is so much to explore outside the classroom! Help your student engage with campus life.

Soar to New Heights  

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Family Resources

Connect with various campus departments to help your student be successful.

Who You Gonna Call?  

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Family Engagement Communications

Want to receive quarterly information about upcoming events and how to support your student?

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Family of a Phoenix

Connect with other parents and families, ask questions about the UW-Green Bay experience, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find common questions or ask your own.

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Email Communications

View previous email communications for parents and family members.

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Don't Miss a Thing

Help your student feel at home.

UW-Green Bay is constantly buzzing with activity. It's our goal to ensure that your student has a positive and memorable experience in and outside of the classroom. We hope you will encourage your student to get involved by joining a student organization, attending an entertainment event with new friends, or participating in an activity they have never done before.

Events for Families

We welcome parents and families to join your student for a variety of events and activities throughout the year. There is plenty to see and do on campus and in the greater Green Bay community, from a special Parent & Family weekend, to shows at the Weidner, to exploring the city.

Katie Lesperance

Questions? That's normal.

Our Orientation team is ready to help you and your student navigate their time at UW-Green Bay, from their very first time on campus to walking across the stage at Commencement. Let us know how we can help along the way.

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