Resources, Publications, & FAQs

As you guide your student, it is important to be aware and knowledgeable of the resources available.  The valuable resources included here will assist you in advising your student through the next several years. 

The Parent Calendar (pdf) is an annual publication that has dates of interest for parents including school holidays, tuition due dates, athletic events, and more! *Please note, the Spring Commencement date has changed.

Spring 2016 Commencement

 Friday, May 13 at 6 p.m.
Chase College of Law ceremony  

Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m.
College of Education and Human Services, College of Health Professions, and College of Informatics  

Saturday, May 14 at 3 p.m.
College of Arts and Sciences and Haile/US Bank College of Business   

The Parent Checklist is mailed to the parents of all newly admitted freshmen.  It is a guide to assist you and your student with the admission process from the point your student is admitted until the first day of classes.

The Virtual Tour is a digital walking tour of campus. It highlights buildings and areas of interest for both parents and students.

University Housing virtual tours offer a glimpse into the interiors of all of NKU's residence halls.  

The Northern Kentucky Transit Authority (TANK) is free for all current NKU students with an NKU All Card.  For the trip planner and route information, visit