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family outside on campus


your family connection to the mount

as a parent or relative of a mountie, you want to stay up to date on what's going on at the mount in order to support your student's experience. the office of parent and family engagement was established with you in mind.
we’re here as a resource for you—to answer questions about your student's experience, to connect you with important information, and to give you access to special events. we believe that family plays an important role in the success of our students and we want to be there for you as you support their climb.

Office of Parent & Family Engagement

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familyfest is the perfect time to visit and celebrate your student. there will be a family fun zone, murder mystery dinner, parent-student dance party and various athletic events.

family standing with school mascot

parent leadership council

parents, you can help us make the mount even better!
join the parent leadership council today.

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summer send offs

looking to meet new mounties and mount families this summer? join us at one of our summer send off events around the mid-atlantic region.

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top resources for parents

we know what parents ask about the most, and you’ll find those links to the right. but if you need something else, please look through our faq section for parents.

family hiking

visiting your student

when you plan a visit to see your mountie, you’ll want to account for an extra day or two to take in everything that the area has to offer. just outside our gorgeous mountain campus you’ll find historical sites in gettysburg to explore, and countless outdoor activities near the appalachian trail like hiking, kayaking, golf and skiing. and just down the road is the lively historic town of frederick which offers unique dining and shopping, first saturday activities, and the picturesque carroll creek promenade.

explore the area
student and family at award ceremony

be #mountproud

in the challenging academic environment at the mount, your student’s academic achievement is truly an accomplishment to be proud of. we share that pride with you and regularly award academic scholarships and honors, as well as the dean’s list each semester.

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