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We host a variety of events throughout the year, including art exhibits, theatre and musical performances, sports and athletic events, lectures, and film screenings.

  • The events listed here are just a few of the family-friendly programs that parents, siblings, and others can attend.
  • For a complete list of campus events, explore our events calendar.


Welcome to the family!

At Marian University, we believe parents, siblings, and other family members are essential to student success and development.

  • If you are the parent of a prospective student who is considering Marian University, our admission advisors are available to answer your questions about financial aid, campus life, and student services and resources. You can reach us at, 800.772.7264, and 317.955.6300.
  • If you are the parent of a current student, our Office of Alumni & Parent Engagement is a good resource for you. Contact Cathy Siler at or 317.955.6241.

Getting involved in campus life is easy.

If you haven’t already done so, follow Marian University’s social media channels. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other social channels are great tools for getting the latest campus news and updates.

Plan to attend campus athletic, arts, and other events, including Family Weekend.

  • You’ll find schedules, team rosters, ticket information and more on
  • Information about student art shows, theatre and musical performances, and more is listed on our events calendar.
  • Show your support by wearing Marian University apparel! You’ll find women’s and men’s T-shirts, sweatshirts, accessories, coffee mugs, license plate holders, textbooks, school supplies, and more at our campus bookstore.
  • Join our Parent Engagement Committee, helping us plan campus events like Family Weekend. As a member, you can also participate in panel discussions where parent feedback and insight is needed. Contact Cathy Siler at or 317.955.6241 for information.

Resources for you and your student.

We encourage you to spend time exploring, where you’ll find links to and information about campus offices and services. For your convenience, here is a short list of the most important campus resources that parents and family members should know. 

Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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