Welcome to The College of Idaho Family!

Whether you are a prospective parent, the parent of a first-year student and new to The College of Idaho, or a seasoned veteran with a returning student, we are here to help you make the C of I experience vibrant, enlightening, fun and rewarding for you and your student.

If you are new to The College of Idaho, check out information here about supporting your student, visiting campus and getting more involved. You can even arrange to have a birthday cake or gift basket for finals week delivered to your student. We recommend that you subscribe to the C of I Newsletter to receive regular updates about campus news. Don’t forget to like the C of I on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Family Weekend

The College of Idaho invites all parents, families and friends to visit our campus and participate in exciting events November 3-4. The fun begins on Friday, November 3, with a volleyball game vs. Walla Walla at 4 p.m., followed by "Chaos in the Quad" featuring the campus Relay for Life celebrations, event check-in/registration, games, photos, and more.  Saturday brings tailgating and C of I football at Simplot Stadium versus Montana Tech. in Simplot Stadium. Registration will open in August.

New and prospective parents

You've got questions, we've got answers. Does my student need to apply for financial aid each year? Will someone help my student choose classes? How are roommates assigned? Check out our Family Resource Guide for quick links to important information. Our Office of Admission can help answer your questions about applying to and enrolling at the C of I. Get information about transitioning to college life, and our student health newsletter.

Get involved

Parent Advisory Council members help parents connect with The College of Idaho community by hosting events, advising C of I leaders, contributing support and mentoring students and alumni. Contact Sally Skinner, director of alumni and parent relations, at [email protected] or 208-459-5770 for more information about the Parent Advisory Council.