Information Guide for Parents

Please refer to this page often to get information or make student travel plans for the upcoming year.

Your son or daughter is important to us! If you have any questions or need assistance, please don't hesitate to call:

This information is a service of the Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students and the Office of Student Life.


Whether it is a broken leg at 8:00 p.m. or a sudden snowstorm, emergencies are an inevitable part of life. We know that as parents, you are concerned about the safety and welfare of your son or daughter. Knowing where to turn for assistance and/or information is important in any crisis -- whether it affects one student or 4,000. The Student Life Staff maintains a 24-hour administrator on call system to assist students and parents in the event of an emergency. Students and parents may access the emergency staff member by contacting the Office of Safety and Police at 336-278-5555. The staff will have someone call you within a few minutes. There is also a counselor on call 24 hours while school is in session.

Occasionally, inclement weather may necessitate alterations in class schedules. Students and parents should consult E-net! on the university Web site to receive the most current information regarding class schedule changes. E-net! is available at

Elon University maintains an emergency preparedness plan in the case of a natural or national disaster. In the event of a situation, campus personnel are available around the clock. Students will be directed to the E-net! home page for the most updated information regarding campus plans and directives. Parents and families may also keep abreast of campus updates by accessing E-net!

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