Parents & Families

Welcome to the Houghton Community!

Your student’s college decision is an equally momentous accomplishment for you. Thank you for making Houghton a part of your family’s journey. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, guardian, or friend of an undergraduate student, you can discover how to encourage and support your student throughout their Houghton experience.

Packing List for New StudentsCommencement Details

Looking to help your student join this community?

Here are a few helpful quick links:

Parent Facebook Group

A private group for parents of currently enrolled students to connect and share.

Join the Group

Houghton Calendar

Find important dates, including semester starts, breaks, finals, etc.

View Important Dates

Area Accommodations

Locate overnight and dining services to plan your visit to see your student.

Find Local Services

On-Campus Services