Southwestern University

For Current Parents

You Too Are SU.


Grace Pyka

Grace Pyka

Director of Parent Relations


Grace Pyka

Grace Pyka

Director of Parent Relations




Thank you for visiting the Parent Gateway. Be sure to visit the Parent Links on the left for convenient access to information and resources for SU parents and their family. Don’t see what you need? Please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at , or call us at 512-863-1410 anytime we can enhance your student’s Southwestern Experience.


Grace Josey Pyka ’05
Director of Parent Relations

Upcoming Key Dates for Families

July 26 - Pirate Athletes Webinar with President Trombley
July 28 - Welcome and Q&A Webinar with President Trombley 
July 30 - Dallas Send-Off Party
July 31 - Austin Send-Off Party
July 31 - Houston Send-Off Party
August 4 - Student Life Panel Webinar
August 9 - Academic Life Panel Webinar
August 13 - New Student Move-in Day
August 22 - First Day of Fall Semester
September 5 - Labor Day Holiday (SU closed)
September 13 - SUnity Day (No classes)
October 8-11 - Fall Break
November 4-6 - Homecoming