Resources for Parents & Families

Resources for Parents & Families

We're honored that your student has chosen to have their college experience here at New Paltz. We recognize that this is a new journey for you, too.

The health, safety and comfort of our students are of utmost importance to us. We look forward to helping you make this a fulfilling and successful endeavor for your whole family.

Questions? Visit the Center for Student Engagement.

Frequently Asked Questions


Advising & Course Registration

Testing, Screening, and Vaccinations

Opportunities at New Paltz

Money Matters

Campus Life

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Additional Resources

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Sign up for Emails

Effective immediately, parents, guardians and other family members of New Paltz students will have the ability to receive additional emails and text messages about important news at the College, including information about our response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Your participation on this list is fully optional – if you prefer not to receive these messages, you can opt out with just a few clicks. You can also sign up to receive updates about some topics, but not others.