Stephen F. Austin State University

Information for Parents

At Stephen F. Austin State University we believe that parents are instrumental to the success of their students. We strive to provide programs which include parents as valuable members of our university community. Check out some of our current and upcoming programs for parents:

Parent Orientation

The transition for college is challenging not only for students, but for parents as well. Take advantage of our parent orientation program to help your student get the most from their SFA education. If you have questions, contact the Office of Orientation Programs at 936.468.6641.

Parent's Day

Each fall, the Residence Hall Association sponsors Parent's Day on campus. There are lots of exciting activities planned. Save the date, Parents Day will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2011.. f you have any questions, feel free to call The RHA office at (936) 468-2700 or (936) 468-1358.

Parent's Newsletter

The Department of Student Affairs produces a quarterly e-newsletter for parents and families. To subscribe, email Jamie Bouldin at

Homecoming 2011

The SFA Lumberjacks will play McNeese State at Homer Bryce Stadium on October 29, 2011 SFA . Beginning with a Kick-Off Pep Rally on Monday, October 25th, students will be able to particpate in activities throughout the week including the annual Homecoming College Bowl, Homecoming Court elections and various events sure to enertain! Contact SFA Traditions Council for more information, 936-468-6721.