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Parents & Families

Troy University understands the power that comes from parental partnership. Your support can make all the difference in your student’s life, and that’s what we want to see! We want to help your future TROY Trojan Warrior succeed in class and in life, and we are strongest when we work together.

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Our TROY Family Hub is a great place to connect with other parents of Future Trojans and keep up to date with all things TROY!

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Hear from our Parents

As a parent, you play a crucial role. You have the power to influence your future Trojan’s dreams and aspirations. However, this season of your son or daughter’s life is a time for them to begin making decisions. We would suggest during this time of growing independence that you play a supportive role as your student navigates this milestone of selecting a college.


Our Trojan Family is more than just our students. Hear from parents of current Trojans about their experiences as a part of our family.

How to help your future Trojan get started

Schedule a campus visit

Encourage your student to tour the Troy Campus with you at least once—and encourage them to return to explore the campus for themselves to get a feel for what to expect during their freshman year. 

Learn our policies and procedures

Familiarize yourself with admission and financial aid requirements as well as academic majors offered at TROY.

Support them and let them go

Allow your student to make decisions and learn from experience (while remaining on standby for advice).

Let TROY help you, too

At TROY, you have access to tutoring, career services, counseling and more. Learn about how TROY will support you as a student.

TROY students and her family at Parents Weekend

Parents of TROY Association

All parents and families of enrolled undergraduate and graduate students are invited to become members of the association. To begin receiving benefits complete your registration through the online link.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is FERPA and how do I comply?

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that affords parents the right to have access to their children’s education records, the right to seek to have the records amended, and the right to have some control over the disclosure of personally identifiable information from the education records. When a student turns 18 years old, or enters a postsecondary institution at any age, the rights under FERPA transfer from the parents to the student (“eligible student”). The FERPA statute is found at 20 U.S.C. § 1232g and the FERPA regulations are found at 34 CFR Part 99. (Source)

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How does TROY prepare its students for success?

JWS Center for Student Success

The JWS Center provides academic support services to enhance retention and degree completion by Troy University students; imparts success skills to Troy University students; and ensures student acculturation as member of the TROY community.


Career Services

Troy University students have access to valuable career resources to aid them in selecting their major, launching their internship and job search and develop their professional skills to be successful in their future career.


Career Ready and Prepared for Life

At TROY, we want our students to not only make a living, but to make a life. Student success is at the heart of all we do.


Trojan Way

Not only do students find the value they need in a TROY education, but as a member of the TROY family, they find an environment where values play an important role.  


Groups & Organizations

Selecting a college is an important life decision. On the Troy Campus, not only are students provided with incredible academic opportunities but also life-changing athletic and extracurricular activities.



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Health & Safety

Ranked as one of the safest colleges in Alabama, Troy University is also known for the health and success of our students. That’s why students on the Troy Campus have access to certified health professionals, law enforcement officers and career-building professionals.



For more than 20 years, TROY fans like you have supported scholarships for students by purchasing TROY license plates at their local DMV.


Important University Contacts

This list includes the most frequently requested phone numbers by parents. If you don't see the number you are searching for below, call us at 1-800-414-5756 for assistance.


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