Parents & Family

You have guided your child through many major life moments, and now is the time to help them navigate another major event—going to college. Whether this is your first time through the process or your tenth, you are bound to have questions. Please use us as a resource to help you along the way.

Parents generally have questions about the following topics, so please browse these areas of our site for information and contact us with your questions:

We have also compiled a timeline which we hope will help you navigate along the way!


Office of Undergraduate Admissions

400 Saint Bernardine Street
2nd Floor – Student Center
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.796.8269
Fax: 610.790.2873

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Selected Saturdays

Frequently Called Numbers

We're here to answer your questions. Please contact us if we can help.

Office                          Number       
Admissions                610.796.8269
Athletics                  610.796.8276
Dean of Students      610.796.8234
Financial Aid            610.796.8356
Health and Wellness 610.796.8334
Residence Life          610.796.8320
Student Success        610.796.5514

Upcoming Events

Campus Opening Plan
Understanding your Alvernia Bill
Entendiendo la Cuenta Estudiantil de Alvernia
Tips & Tricks Before You Move to Campus
Lifeview/Workview Workshop
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Campus Opening Plan
Working on Campus - How to get a Job
Campus Opening Plan
Understanding your Alvernia Bill
Adult Ed New Student Virtual Fall Orientation
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Welcome to our Home from the Bernardine Sisters
Buying Your Textbooks
Grad Programs New Student Virtual Fall Orientation