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Parents and families serve as valued partners in the student experience at The College of Wooster.

The Office of Alumni and Family Engagement provides opportunities for families to become involved at the college through volunteerism, advocacy, and philanthropy. If you are interested in getting involved at Wooster, please complete our Family Volunteer Interest Form. We’ll be in touch with ideas that align with your areas of interest or expertise. For more information, contact alumni@wooster.edu.


Connect and Engage

Serve as a resource to prospective Wooster families by welcoming them to the Wooster community through phone outreach, hosting or attending admitted student receptions, or attending on-campus and regional events.

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Share a Professional Path

Volunteer in the career planning network to offer current students advice and expertise in your field, provide mock interviews for students and help arrange internships, or refer job opportunities to qualified students.

I want to volunteer

Stay Connected!

Follow all of Wooster’s social media platforms, receive our quarterly Parents and Families Newsletter, and join our Facebook community just for Wooster parents and families! Here is a comprehensive list of ways you can connect with the College of Wooster.

Parent and Family Giving Program

The purpose of Wooster’s Parent and Family Giving program is to connect parents and families of students and alumni to the mission of the College and provide meaningful opportunities to participate in the Wooster community through their time and philanthropy.

The Parents Advancement Committee (PAC) is a group of parents interested in engaging with the Wooster community through their time and financial support. Members commit to the Parents Leadership Circle level of $3,000 or more annually and meet twice during the school year.

Parents interested in discussing membership on the Parents Advancement Committee can contact us at giving@wooster.edu or by calling 330-263-2533.

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