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For Parents

Making the educational experience for the whole family – students and parents!

Sending your kids off to school might be one of the most bittersweet moments of your life. When your child chooses Post, you can rest assured knowing that they are getting an education that will help them grow and succeed throughout their college career and for the rest of their adult lives.

Keeping Students Safe!

24/7 Campus Security

Your child’s safety is our number one priority. The Office of Campus Safety and Emergency Management works closely with every department and student group to ensure campus safety.

Campus Alert System

We even offer a message alert system to keep the Post community informed of emergency events or campus closings. Main campus students are automatically registered when they register for class. Parents can opt-in to alerts at post.edu/CampusAlerts4Parents.

Medical Care and Mental Health Services

Health Services Office

Open Monday through Friday every semester, the Health Services Office is conveniently located in the East Hall Annex. There we offer basic onsite care, education and information related to health and wellness, and access to information on other off-campus health specialists and facilities.

Mental Health and Wellness Services

Located on the first floor of the Leever Student Center, our Mental Health and Wellness Services offers a safe place where your child can speak with a trained professional about anything academic or otherwise to help them gain insight or make a positive change.

Clubs & Organizations

More than half of our main campus students participate in at least one club – and there are over 20 campus clubs to choose from. It is an easy way for your child to meet new friends and have fun outside of the classroom.

With clubs like the Investment Club, Los Latinos Club, Baldrige Ambassadors, and Billiards Club, they will have plenty of opportunities to join peers who want to broaden their studies, explore diversity, prepare for leadership, or just have fun.

Post University Cares

  • Contemporary housing
  • Healthy dining services and options
  • Academic resources – advising, library, tutoring, a writing center, and more
  • IT support
  • A welcoming community of educators and peers
  • And more!

Support Your Student

Encourage your child to check out You@Post. This site is designed to help them practice constructive self-care with personalized tips for dealing with academics, stress, social life, and more.

Explore Financial Aid

Your child’s education is an investment in their future, but it could be more affordable than you or they think. Help them explore all their funding options by putting them in contact with one of our financial aid advisors.

Phone: 800.345.2562 On Campus: [email protected]

Stay Connected

Use the college resources for parents and guardians below, as well as social media favorites, to stay engaged.

And make sure you join our Facebook group for parents and guardians!

See for Yourself

Encourage your child to schedule a one-on-one in-person visit with a Post University admissions ambassador and come along for the ride. We are happy to answer any of your questions to help you know your child will be safe and well-provided for.

Parent FAQs

What kinds of financial aid options are available for my child?

There are several financial aid options at Post University. Students can apply for loans and grants, Federal Student Aid, as well as scholarships.

What student support services do you offer to help my child?

Post University is committed to providing students with support that will help them on their path to graduation. From disability services and mental and physical health support to advising and career readiness; support to help you every step of the way.

What is the culture like at Post?

Post offers a dynamic culture enhanced by the tight-knit community of the 800+ Main Campus students. Most Post students find that joining a club or organization is one of the best ways to meet friends and have fun outside of class. And as part of the greater Waterbury community, there is a lot for students to do in the area throughout the weekdays and weekends.

Can freshmen bring their cars on campus?

Freshmen who have cars are allowed to bring them on campus.

Are there any ATMs located on campus?

There are two ATMs on campus — one by the campus store and the other on the first floor of North Hall.

What kind of transportation is available if my child does not have a car?

There is an on-campus shuttle that will take students along a specific route around campus and in the local area.

Explore Everything Post Has to Offer!

Contact us today to learn more, to talk about financial aid options, save your spot for the upcoming semester, or just to talk with an admissions advisor and get answers to your questions!

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