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Parents, Guardians, and Family Members,

Illinois State University has so many opportunities waiting for your students! Below you can read about some of the amazing things our students do in the local community and beyond. Encourage your students to get involved in their campus and community once they arrive at Illinois State.

Parent and Family Services is here to support you as your whole family makes the transition to being part of the Redbird family. Reach out when we can provide you with information that would help your student be successful and involved. We are here for you!

Parent and Family Services
(309) 438-2008


Elisabeth Reed holds an award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Illinois State University has received the 2017 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Achievement Award for its Fix It Friday Program.

group photo in front of washington monument

Eleven Illinois State University students visited Washington, D.C., for the 2018 American Democracy Project Civic Engagement trip from June 3-10.

Student with ISU flag overlooking a lake

Illinois State students finished another successful week of volunteering through Alternative Breaks.