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TCU Class of 2025- Pre-Orientation Parent & Family News

Dear Horned Frog Parent & Family Members,  What an exciting time it is in the life of your family! Whether your first or your fifth student is going to college, it is the first time for this student. This newsletter is intended to provide you some helpful Pre-Orientation information. We want to talk about the… Read more »

Giving Thanks for Kay – Retiring after 43 years at TCU

Join Us in Kay’s Retirement Celebration To contribute to Kay’s retirement scrapbook, please email digital photos, memories, quotes, cards, and notes to Brianne at or mail them to Student Development Services at 2901 Stadium Drive, TCU 297350, Fort Worth, TX 76129 by November 20th. Kay’s Journey The state of Georgia is home to a… Read more »

TCU Parent Webinar: What’s happening at TCU Fall 2020

Greetings!! The semester is drawing to a close.  Finals extend from November 18 – 24 and then most of your students will be home until they return to campus for spring 2021 classes beginning on January 19, 2021.  I encourage your students, regardless of classification, to use this time to talk with or shadow someone… Read more »

The Parental Impact: Why Family Conversations about Alcohol and Other Drugs Matter

Greetings! The very first semester of any college student’s career brings about both exciting and daunting challenges and opportunities: a new routine, new peers to meet and bond with, new freedoms, and new responsibilities all within a few short months. Even more, the global COVID-19 pandemic has placed a magnifying glass on these experiences. Research… Read more »

Spring Schedule 2021

September 18, 2020 Dear Horned Frogs and Horned Frog Families, We are so pleased to have our Horned Frogs with us at Texas Christian University for the Fall 2020 semester. Whether in person or online – we are proud of our community for their spirit, resilience and the way they have handled every obstacle presented… Read more »

Message from Housing 8.31.2020

Greetings! Below you will see an important email from Craig Allen, Executive Director, Housing & Residence Life.  Though the same letter was sent to students earlier today, I encourage you to reinforce the message with your student.  Sadly, It is not uncommon for official university emails to remain unopened. Thank you for your assistance with… Read more »

TCU Alert Emergency Management Test

University to test TCU Alert Aug. 25 On Tuesday, Aug. 25, TCU will test the TCU Alert emergency mass communication system, which includes phone, text and email communication, as well as indoor and outdoor loudspeakers and emergency lighting on campus. These tests are routinely conducted to ensure the system functions as intended and that all… Read more »

Important: Stay Safe on Campus – Message from Vice Chancellor Kathy Cavins-Tull

Parents & Families: Please see the message from Kathy Cavins-Tull, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.  I know you encourage your daughters and sons to wear their masks, don’t go to parties, social distance, etc. but keep telling them.  Parties are not allowed. We want to be in session until November 24, 2020.  These students are… Read more »

A Message from the Provost to the TCU Community

Greetings TCU Parents & Families:   Provost Dahlberg recently notified the campus community of the death of Dr. Robert Rhodes of the Neeley School of Business. We have chosen to share this information directly with you because in Dr. Rhodes’ 36 years at TCU, he has taught and mentored generations of students. I am confident you will… Read more »

Message from the Chancellor: Fall 2020 Connected Campus Guide

July 29, 2020 Dear Horned Frogs and Families, The countdown has begun for many of our students to return to the Texas Christian University campus. We are overjoyed to have students join us on campus as we put our thorough plans for a safe and healthy return into action. To make the campus as healthy… Read more »