About Us

Bowling Green State University Parent and Family programs provides involvement opportunities for parents and family members of BGSU students and strives to enhance the quality of student life at BGSU. Parent and Family Programs operates within the Office of Campus Activities and we invite parents and family members with any questions, comments, or concerns to please contact the office at any time, we are here for you and your student!


Mission Statement

Parent & Family Programs serves BGSU family members through effective communication and by providing meaningful opportunities and events for family members to become engaged and partner with the university in promoting student success. 


Parents' Helpline

The Bowen-Thompson Student Union Information Staff provides a Help Line for parents and family members of BGSU students. The Help Line is available after hours to answer your questions about current BGSU activities, events, general concerns, policies and procedures, and to serve as a referral agent to other departments on campus.

If you have a question for the Help Line, you can reach our skilled student operators:
By Phone : 1-800-815-1300
By Email : familyprograms@bgsu.edu