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Parents and Families

Parents and Families

How can you best support your student while they are in college? We are excited to welcome you and  your student to our Pikes Peak State community! Explore these resources to help you support your student leading up to and during their time at Pikes Peak.
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How can you best support your student while they are in college?

You play a very important role in your student's education. We are excited to welcome you and your student to the Pikes Peak State College community! Explore these resources to help support your student leading up to and during their time at Pikes Peak State.
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Learn more about the benefits of attending Pikes Peak State College

We invite you and your student to meet with a Recruiter to learn more about Pikes Peak State and the benefits of becoming a student.

You have the option to meet with us in person in a small group setting, virtually, or on-demand at your convenience.


New Student Orientation
Review what your student is learning when they attend New Student Orientation. Orientation is online and on-demand so you (and your student) can "attend" whenever is convenient for you.

All new students must complete the orientation before registering for classes.

To get started with New Student Orientation as a parent or family member:
  1. Click on the link below to access New Student Orientation.
  2. Choose the option to create a new guest account.
Family Orientation

Learn more about how to best support your student as they navigate the college selection process and their first college experiences.
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A Guaranteed Pathway to a Four-Year Degree in Colorado

The Bridge to Bachelor's Degree Program ensures new, first-time students attending PPSC are guaranteed admission to a participating four-year college or university upon completion of an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.

Earn Credit while still in high school

Pikes Peak State College High School Programs provide the opportunity for high school students to earn college credits before they graduate.
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More Resources for Parents and Families

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Financial Aid includes grants, scholarships, and loans. Financial Aid starts with filing a FAFSA or CASFA. Pikes Peak financial aid advisors are available to answer your questions and help you complete the FAFSA or CASFA.

Financial Aid & Families
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As the parent, guardian, family member, or friend of a Pikes Peak student, your support and encouragement matters. Learn about your new role as a family member of a college student, and the resources and opportunities available to your student.

College Experience
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Pikes Peak recognizes transitioning to college is an adjustment for family members as well as students. Learn how to best support your student.

Supporting Your Student
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En español, conoce tu nuevo rol como miembro de la familia de un estudiante universitario y los recursos y oportunidades disponibles para tu estudiante.

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Pikes Peak State Resources

View your student's next steps to enrollment based on their student type. 

Every student should submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) regardless of their financial situation. If a student is not eligible to complete the FAFSA based on citizenship status,  they can complete a Colorado Application for Student Financial Aid (CASFA). Completing a financial aid application will aid your student when it is time to complete the Pikes Peak State College scholarship application and apply for any jobs on campus. Learn more about Financial Aid

 Review the cost of attending Pikes Peak State and the multiple options to pay for tuition and fees.

The Pikes Peak State College Foundation awards more than $1.2 million in scholarships to Pikes Peak students each year.

FERPA gives students certain rights with respect to their education records. Your student can complete the Student Consent Record Release to authorize Pikes Peak State to release information to specific individuals.

Your student should work closely with their academic advisor when registering for classes each semester to make sure they are on track for graduation or transfer to a four-year school.

Students who choose to participate in our free tutoring services receive better grades on average. They also learn skills and strategies individualized to their learning preferences to help them become better students overall.

If you are a veteran, you may be able to transfer your military education benefits to your student. Learn more about our Military and Veterans Program. 

Campus jobs provide flexibility for your student with the benefit of working down the hall from their next class. Learn about Career Services at Pikes Peak. 

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Join our Parents and Families Email List

Are you a parent, guardian, or family member of a current high school student? Subscribe to our email list to receive a monthly newsletter with information about new academic programs, scholarship information, and much more.
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Enrollment Services hours & locations

Monday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 pm - 6 pm remote services only)
Tuesday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 pm - 6 pm remote services only)
Wednesday | 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday | 8 am - 5 pm
Friday | 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday | Closed

Room A110, Aspen Building
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

2070 Interquest Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Room S102
100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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(719) 502-2000