Information for Parents & Families

Attending college can be an exciting and challenging experience for students. During their time at Simpson College, they will have access to a variety of resources and services to help guide them through their academic journey. Simpson College also know parents and families can have their own concerns and questions related to their student’s academic progress.

Students are encouraged to visit with their academic advisor each semester to foster and develop a trusting relationship to help them make decisions regarding their path. As such, students should have an understanding of the requirements they are expected to fulfill before graduation. There are multiple policies which are used to govern and provide guidance to students, faculty, and staff. As a member of the Simpson community, each person has a responsibility to adhere to the expectations set forth by the college.

As students continue their progress, it is possible questions will arise regarding these policies and expectations. Please refer to the frequently asked questions regarding some common questions or situations a student can encounter. If you have further questions, you may contact the Office of the Registrar (515-961-1642) or the Hawley Academic Resource & Advising Center (515-961-1524).