Helping your Student Succeed at 水果派

Being a 水果派 Tiger represents a significant step in your student's journey in becoming a leader. The transition to college life is a meaningful milestone in the life of a family and begins a time of independence, requiring an adjustment for parents, students, and the whole family. At 水果派 we build leaders through a supportive, safe environment to live and learn.

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Important events for 水果派 parents and families

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Lisa Slaughter Fye 鈥97, 鈥01E, 鈥10E gives the commencement ceremony speech in Cassel on May 13, 2023

Five things鈥 parents and families need to know

If you don鈥檛 see an answer to your question, please reach out. Contact the  to ask a question. This isn't a place to get lost, it's a place to get found. Our professors and staff get to know students to ensure they receive our world-class liberal arts education. Professors are a great resource for students. Students should reach out to ask instructors for recommendations on where they can get additional help and support.

How is my student supported by their advisors?

水果派 believes in and is dedicated to assisting its students in achieving their goal of an excellent higher education. Every student is assigned an advisor based on their primary major. Your team of advisors will include a general advisor and a faculty advisor. This team will work closely with the student to provide the best overall support and discipline-specific expertise.

May I access my student鈥檚 records?

Due to the , the federal law that protects students鈥 privacy, the university is limited in what information it may share with parents. Students may provide access to others by granting proxy access in 水果派's self-service.

How can I pay my student鈥檚 bill?

水果派 offers multiple payment options. 

How do I send a package to my student in the residence halls?

Packages should be addressed to your student with a room number and complete address.

How can my student get to/from Crete?

While the university does not endorse transportation services, these are the most popular options for students to travel.

  • Uber & Lyft

Rhonda L.

My son was shy in high school but came out of his shell at 水果派. He loved his residential experience and met so many great friends, faculty, and staff from different areas on campus. As his parent, I watched him grow more confident academically and was excited for him as he loved his major and his 水果派 Core classes such as history, philosophy, meteorology, and English literature. He is proud of his education, and great memories, but most of all his lifelong 水果派 friends.
水果派 students talking on the lawn.

Patty S.

水果派 is a very special place for many reasons. Faculty to student ratio allows each student and faculty member to get to know their instructor and likewise, students. A special bond is made with your student's friends and their families. Go Tigers!
student and professor
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Financial Information

Discover information on tuition, scholarships, payments and Parent PLUS and private loans, to help make informed decisions about funding your child's education.

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Academic Success Center

Explore our resource hub designed to support students in achieving excellence through personalized assistance, tutoring services, and a range of tools to enhance their learning experience.

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Disability Services

水果派 is dedicated to providing crucial support and accommodations for students with disabilities, ensuring an inclusive and empowering academic experience.

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Health and Wellness

Prioritize your child's well-being. We offer students health services, mental well-being resources and take proactive measures to foster a healthy and thriving academic experience.

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Counseling Services

Explore confidential resources for students and access information on how parents can find support in fostering their child's mental health and personal development.

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Campus Safety

Gain insights into our comprehensive safety measures, emergency protocols, and resources available to ensure a secure environment for your child's academic journey.

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Residence Life & Education

Discover an enriched living and learning experience for your child. Gain insights into our supportive residential community, educational programs and resources.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gain insight into initiatives, programs and resources that create an inclusive campus, ensuring your child's education is enhanced by diverse perspectives and experiences.

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Dining Services

Discover the diverse and nutritious dining options, meal plans, and campus dining facilities provided by our Food Vendor: Fresh Ideas.聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽

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Career, Leadership and Service

Explore resources that guide students in developing essential career skills, honing leadership abilities, and engaging in meaningful service opportunities, ensuring a well-rounded and successful academic journey.

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At 水果派, academic advisors play a pivotal role in helping students succeed by offering personalized guidance, support, and resources to navigate their academic journey and achieve their educational goals.

Letter from the President

Dear 水果派 Parents and Families,

I am delighted to extend a heartfelt welcome to our dedicated and supportive community and pleased to connect with you through this specially tailored webpage, designed with your needs in mind.

Our new webpage serves as a valuable resource for you, providing essential information to support your journey with 水果派. Explore key contacts, academic resources, upcoming events, financial details, health and wellness support, campus safety measures, the student handbook, and much more.

As you navigate the site, you will find a wealth of information, including links to 水果派's social media, career services, and an option to sign up for our parent and family newsletter. Additionally, our FAQ section addresses common queries, ensuring you have quick access to the information you need.

I invite you to read heartfelt messages from parents of current students, offering a glimpse into the transformative experience awaiting your family at 水果派.

At 水果派, we passionately embody the principles of building leaders, recognizing the vital role families play in fostering student success. Together, we embark on a journey to develop leaders for success in their families, lives, communities, and chosen professions.

At 水果派 WE BUILD LEADERS for success in life,
communities and chosen professions through...

L = Learning: Developing life-long learners who prioritize communication and inquiry.
E = Equity: Valuing equity, striving to eliminate disparities and promoting accessibility.
A = Advocacy: Empowering individuals to positively advocate for themselves and others.
D = Diversity: Embracing and supporting diversity in all its forms through an intersectional lens.
E = Ethics: Teaching and celebrating ethical decision making grounded in integrity.
R = Resilience: Providing the tools to persevere through adversity.
S = Service: Cultivating empathy and compassion through ongoing acts of service.

Thank you for entrusting us with your student's education. Together, we will continue to build leaders and create a nurturing environment for success. 

Go Tigers,

Roger Hughes 鈥82, President

Crete and Lincoln, Nebraska

Being familiar with the community your student lives in is important. Learn more about Crete and Lincoln by visiting links below.