Parents & Family
Information for Parents & Family
Marist at a Glance
While there is plenty of exciting information available about Marist, visit Marist at a Glance to get the brief rundown on our academic programs, students, faculty, organizations, etc.
If you are interested in visiting or learning about our beautiful campuses at a variety of locations, the Visitors' Center is your number one resource.
Safety and Security
All parents are concerned about the well-being of their child(ren) while they are attending college. Marist recognizes this concern and employs advanced security measures to assure that our students can enjoy their years here as safely as possible. Learn more about Safety and Security at Marist Italy and about Marist's general Safety and Security Department.
The Marist academic calendar includes two 15-week fall and spring semesters, a winter intercession, and a summer session. To find out more, visit the Academic Calendar.
Student Financial Services
A college education as invaluable as that of Marist shouldn't be out of reach for any student. That's why our Student Financial Services Department is dedicated to finding our students as many financial aid opportunities as possible. To view your bill, make a payment, or other important parent information, you can log in to your Student Financial Services Parent Portal.
Whether you're interested in news at Marist or Marist in the news, there is always plenty of buzz about what's going on in our classrooms, as well as on and off campus. To learn more, visit College News.
The Marist undergraduate and graduate commencements, held on the campus green, are beautiful ceremonies celebrating our graduating students. To learn more, visit Commencement.
The College looks to alumni, parents, and friends to continue the strong tradition of giving back. To find out more about the Marist Fund, and the many faces who are positively affected by your generosity, visit the Marist Fund.
The Parents Fund is the part of the Marist Fund which is comprised of unrestricted support from Parents, Grandparents, and other family members of Marist students and graduates. Last year, we had over 1,100 families give $268,516 to Marist through the Parents Fund.
The Marist College Parents Council is an important part of the College’s effort to build and strengthen relationships across the entire Marist community. The Council is comprised of current parents who serve in an advisory capacity, creating a unique community of philanthropic leaders and College ambassadors. To learn more about the Council and how to become involved, visit the Parents Council.
Center for Advising and Academic Services
The mission of the Center for Advising and Academic Services (CAAS) is to provide on-going academic advising to the student population. To learn about creating academic schedules, student/advisor relationships, and more, visit the Center for Advising and Academic Services.
Housing and Residental Life
Residential life is an integral part of the total educational experience. To find out more about where you'll live during your time with Marist Italy, visit Housing and Residental Life.
Transition to Florence
As a parent, you'll want to be sure that your child can easily adjust to life at Marist's Florence campus. To learn about transitioning to Florence and about Marist's pre-departure process, visit the Transition to Florence page.