Parents & Families


Billing & Payment Procedures Brochure (pdf)

College Planning Center 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  

Iowa College Student Aid Commission 

Online Student Account Access

Private College 529 Plan


The parents and families of Loras students are critical members of the Loras community. You may be researching colleges, sending your child off to college for the first time, or currently have a student at Loras; we appreciate all that you have done and continue to do to assist your student towards his or her goal of obtaining a college degree. For our part, we will do everything we can to ensure your student receives accurate information and upon acceptance, a high quality Catholic liberal arts education that will build on what you’ve given them and assist them in becoming active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision makers and strong contributors to society.

Parent Handbook
The Loras College Parent Handbook (pdf format) is designed to provide families with the information needed to best advise students on campus life and to direct them to the appropriate College services and resources. While this publication may not address every question you have, it does pull together information that answers common questions parents of College students typically ask. If you need further information, please visit our Ask Us page or call us at 800-245-6727.

Parent Newsletter
As parents, we feel that it is important to keep you informed on the many happenings at Loras College. The Parent Newsletter will provide you with important notices, dates, activities and updates that may involve your son or daughter. Email and subscribe to receive our parent newsletter emails.

Mark your calendar for Family Weekend - October 31 - November 2, 2014
Family Weekend is an annual fun-filled event for the entire family with a full weekend of activities for students and their families to enjoy on campus. A brochure will be mailed to families in August with a full description of events.  Registration will be available sometime in late August-early September. For questions regarding Family Weekend, please contact the Student Life office at 563-588-7206. Family Weekend Details!

Siblings Weekend
This annual event is a time to renew the bonds of family with a weekend of events specially designed for siblings of Loras College students. Siblings Weekend details.

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