Parent Events

Orientation Weekend - Sept. 1-4, 2017

When you bring your student to get settled in at Simpson University, there are several opportunities for you to get your questions answered and begin to get connected as part of the SU family. On Friday, Parent Relations staff will be on hand at the Welcome Center, the first stop for you and your student. Take a break at the Parent Oasis while our current students help with move-in. Later that day, you will have opportunity to hear from the staff panel on frequently asked questions and meet professors at a reception. Saturday begins with a not-to-miss delicious catered breakfast for parents.

Homecoming - Oct. 20-21, 2017

Students pose in balloon hats during Homecoming Weekend

Parents, grandparents, alumni and students are invited to participate in Simpson University's Homecoming Weekend. Join us for fun activities, multiple sports games, and more.

Parent Weekend - Oct. 27-28, 2017

A student and her parents celebrating Parent Day

Each fall parents are invited to spend the weekend on campus visiting their students. Parents are given opportunities to spend the day with students and fellowship with other parents. For more information, please contact Alumni and Parent Relations at or (530) 226-4765.

Grandparent Day - Feb. 9, 2018

A student and her grandparents celebrating Grandparent Day

Grandparents are invited to the Simpson campus for a special day with their student. Visit classes, meet President Dr. Dummer, attend chapel, and more! A professional photographer will take commemorative family photos. For more information, contact Alumni and Parent Relations at or (530) 226-4765.