Grades and records
Your student will be able to access grades and finances on the Portal website. Because of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Union College cannot release grades or financial information to you without your student’s consent. Your student can authorize you in Portal ("My Profile" tab > Shared Access).
Where to stay
If you're planning a trip to Lincoln, on-campus guest rooms may be available in the Ortner Center. Parents get a 20 percent discount. Call 402.486.2545 to make reservations. You can also find lists of:
Legally an adult?
Unlike most states, your student is not legally considered an adult in Nebraska until they are 19 years old. If your student is under the age of 19 and plans to open a local checking account, he or she may need a parental signature.
Most Union students live in residence halls, with good reason: national research shows students who live on-campus are more likely to finish college within four years and with higher grades.