Parents & Family

You have guided your child through many major life moments, and now is the time to help them navigate another major event—going to college. Whether this is your first time through the process or your tenth, you are bound to have questions. Please use us as a resource to help you along the way.

Parents generally have questions about the following topics, so please browse these areas of our site for information and contact us with your questions:

We have also compiled a timeline which we hope will help you navigate along the way!


Office of Undergraduate Admissions

400 Saint Bernardine Street
2nd Floor – Student Center
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.568.1467
Fax: 610.790.2873

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Selected Saturdays

Frequently Called Numbers

We're here to answer your questions. Please contact us if we can help.

Office                          Number       
Admissions                610.796.8269
Athletics                  610.796.8276
Dean of Students      610.796.8234
Financial Aid            610.796.8356
Health and Wellness 610.568.1467
Residence Life          610.796.8320
Student Success        610.796.5514

Parents & Families

Student and Family Members - Parent Move-in Day
Alvernia Family Portal
A new way to get involved and stay involved with your college student and Alvernia.

Upcoming Events

Alvernia Theatre presents 'The Shadow'
MSW Virtual Information Session
Meet Your Major Open House
Student Art Show
Faculty Focus Day
Winter Concert
Packapalooza 2024