We believe an informed and supportive family plays a key role in a student's educational achievements. For that reason, we want to help you participate in your student's experience at Dickinson by providing important tools and resources to make it easy for your family to stay engaged. Our goal is to make the Dickinson experience as positive for you as it is for your student.

Office of Parent Relations

As you begin your journey as a Dickinsonian, there are many resources that will guide you along the way. Below are several helpful links and ways you can get involved. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Masland-Fatherree in the Office of Parent Relations at parents@dickinson.edu or 800-543-3809.

Honor Your Graduate

Honor Their Success

Now is the time for your son or daughter to take what they have learned at Dickinson and share it with the world. With the support of the Dickinson community, your graduate stands ready to create the future. When you make a gift to the Dickinson Fund, you are honoring your student’s success.

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Important Dates

Fall 2014 Semester

Classes End
Friday, Dec. 12

Spring 2015 Semester

Classes Begin
Monday, Jan. 19

Spring Vacation
Friday, March 6 - Monday, March 16

Classes End
Friday, May 1

Saturday, May 16

Sunday, May 17

Fall 2015 Semester

New Student Orientation
Wednesday, Aug. 26

Classes Begin
Monday, Aug. 31

Family Weekend
Sept. 25-27 2015

Mid-Term Pause
Friday, Oct. 16 - Wednesday, Oct. 21

Thanksgiving Vacation
Tuesday, Nov. 24 - Monday, Nov. 30

Classes End
Friday, Dec. 11