Welcome to our Duquesne family!

The years that your student spends on our Bluff will be some of their most memorable and influential. This is an exciting time, full of many triumphs, and we are here to support your family from day one through graduation and beyond.

As a Duquesne parent, you want to make sure your student is attending an institution known for academic excellence, and also one that will be a supportive second home. Rest assured that the decision to attend Duquesne is a smart one.

Duquesne Parents and Families Portal



Parents and families are encouraged to join the Duquesne Parents and Families Portal for parent resources, including the latest University news and events, access to important campus deadlines and to request FERPA permissions. This online portal is the best way to stay connected with your student and with Duquesne, and to get application, event and other important information if your student is interested in attending Duquesne. Here are some tips on navigating the parent and families portal.
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Duquesne Parents and Families Portal

Parent and Family Orientation

Parents and families of Duquesne's new class are invited to attend Parent Orientation. Learn what to expect throughout your student's first-year, meet faculty and staff of your student's program, explore campus and learn how to get involved as a parent!

Helpful Information

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Admitted Students

Are you ready for an education that's everything you need and more than you could have imagined? We're ready to help you achieve your goals, and more.

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Living on Campus

Living and learning—side by side. By choosing to live on campus, you'll enjoy some of the best views of the city of Pittsburgh, while spending your time in a, exciting, safe and horizon-expanding environment.

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Dining at Duquesne

Your choice of a wide variety of delicious and healthy meals, featuring local and sustainable food sources, build-your-own meal concepts and special options for every diet.

Upcoming Events

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Parent and Family Orientation

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM: Welcome to DuquesneUPMC Cooper FieldhouseJoin Dr. Leanna Fenneberg,...

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Wine and grapes

"A Night in Portugal" - Fall Wine Tasting

Join the Women's Advisory Board and the Rev. John Sawicki, C.S.Sp. for an exploration...

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Parent Relations Office

Jennifer Smith

Assistant Director for Parent Relations

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