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The Office of Parent & Family Programs is committed to providing guidance and resources for parents and families during this time of transition as it relates COVID-19. We are available via phone or email for questions and concerns. To establish contact with Director Laci Weeden or Coordinator Tyler Barker, please contact the office at parents@gatech.edu or via phone at 404-385-1396 and you will be contacted by a staff member.

For those who are looking for ways to support your student during this time, please visit our GT webpage which discusses ways to manage fear and anxiety around COVID-19. If you are a parent or family member who wants to stay connected and informed with the latest updates from the Georgia Tech Community please visit the COVID-19 official webpage: health.gatech.edu/coronavirusLastly, as it relates to communication be sure to subscribe to our monthly Parent Newsletter which contains a letter from the Parent &  Family Programs director, Important Dates, Campus News and Featured Articles. Visit this link to SUBSCRIBE to ParentNews today!



We are so pleased that your student has chosen to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Now that you have a student at Georgia Tech, you are a member of the Yellow Jacket family, too!

Georgia Tech provides an outstanding educational experience both inside and outside the classroom, and with your help your student will be successful here. At Georgia Tech, we view the relationship we have with our students' parents and families as a partnership – a partnership created to help students be successful. Our motto is “when parents and families are informed, students benefit.” We want you to engage in our university community – we can help you navigate Georgia Tech, assist you and your student, and truly make you feel part of the Georgia Tech community.

Most importantly, please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions while your student is a Yellow Jacket. Parent & Family Programs welcomes your comments and suggestions - please let us know how we are meeting your needs. We are here to support you as you support your students throughout their Tech experience!

Latest Virtual Workshop

Navigating Georgia Tech as a First-Generation Student‚Äč
July 22, 2021
Audience: Transfer students & guests, Student Success, Student Diversity and Inclusion, Parents & Guests, First-year students
Hosted by: Parent and Family Programs, Admissions, and First-Generation Student Programs

Join representatives from Parent and Family Programs, Admissions, and First-Generation Student Programs as we discuss strategically navigating Georgia Tech as a first-year student. Across Georgia Tech programs and personnel are in place to help you succeed throughout your transition to college. Learn about accessing these resources that empower your success as a Yellow Jacket.