About PFPO

The Parent & Family Programs Office helps University of Illinois parents and families develop the skills necessary to become effective coaches and mentors to their students by providing high-quality, accessible communications, tools, resources, and services. The Parent Programs Office works collaboratively with the Moms and Dads Associations to provide programs and support for parents.

Created in the 1920s, The Illini Moms Association and Illini Dads Association are the oldest known parent associations in the country.

Parents at an event

News and Updates

click here for all the latest news and information from PFPO
father and son at an event

Resources and Tools

A compilation of information that will help you prepare for your student's journey to college.
Mom of the Year Award winner from 2019

Awards and Scholarships

The Moms Association and Dads Association both offer awards, grants, and scholarships for students and organizations

Moms Weekend

Dads Weekend

Join the Moms and Dads Associations

Become part of the Illini Family by joining and being involved with the Moms and Dads Associations. Both of these groups have been around for over 100 years! Meet with great Illini families through involvement with these groups.