Parents & Families
Because you're a part of the Royal family, too.
Queens offers our students' families a wide range of resources and support. You're a part of the Queens family, too, after all. We recognize the importance of investing in your student's future and how college search can feel exciting and overwhelming at the same time. We’re here to help. Visit our Parent Resources and Answers to Commonly Asked Questions.
Admissions & Aid
Thrive in Charlotte: Great news—your student gets the best of both worlds at Queens. Our campus is enveloped in a tree-lined, intimate suburban neighborhood, yet it's several minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Uptown Charlotte. Your student will have plenty to soak in, and you'll be able to enjoy it when you visit, too.
Campus Safety: Our crew of officers are committed to keeping the campus and its students safe.
Health and Wellness: We prioritize the well-being of our students—body, soul and mind. Whether it's counseling services, medicine or preventative treatments, the Health and Wellness Center will work with students to help them achieve and maintain health and well-being.
Selecting an academic program is a major decision. Is your student's major undecided? That's no problem—it's a great opportunity to discover a newfound passion. Our liberal arts education exposes all of our students to various disciplines, so while students are developing valuable skills, they are tapping into opportunities within a wide range of industries and fields.
Family Weekend is a wonderful opportunity to visit your student on campus and get to know their friends and other families. Come enjoy a fun-filled weekend of exploration, education and entertainment by attending a variety of programs and events—all while spending quality time with your student.
Transition Year is a favored resource for students and family members alike, as it offers tips and advice on how to transition into the first year of college.
From guest accommodations, to point contact information, to parking, be sure to check out the Commencement page to learn the details.
Want to be involved in Queens culture? The Parents' Council was created to foster greater involvement of parents with the University and act as a leadership board for parental involvement and interaction with the University's administration. The mission is to involve committee members in campus and regional activities that promote the University, enrich students' college experience, foster student career opportunities, assist in the recruitment and marketing of Queens in their local area, support the financial needs of the university and make the Queens experience a positive one for other parents. Contact Laura Beth Ellis at 704-337-2334 to join.