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Parents and Families

Welcome to Carthage! Parents and family members are vital members of the Carthage community. You play a tremendous role in your students’ success.

Information on Coronavirus and COVID-19

Here you will find news and resources to keep you informed so you can continue to empower your students and help them make the most of their Carthage education.

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Academic Calendar and Events

Know what’s going on all year by using the quick links below.


A student poses with her family during move-in 2017.

Resources for Parents

We know you have questions about your student’s transition to life at Carthage. Get all your questions answered with these resources.



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Student Life

There are many ways your student can get involved on campus. Carthage offers opportunities that will suit every student’s unique interests and background.


Students move their belongings into a dorm on campus.

Housing Information

Living on campus provides some of the most memorable moments of your student’s college experience. Carthage’s residence halls offer an exciting environment for living and learning.


An aerial view of Carthage's campus.

Directions and Accommodations

Find the best route to campus, book your stay at a nearby hotel, and learn more about the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor.