AHEPPP Insights is a space to connect on all things related to parents & families of college students and how to best serve them as campus administrations, faculty and practitioners. 

Submit to our Blog!

We know you have great practices—and we want to hear about them! AHEPPP Insights is a place for parent/family professionals to share their favorite programs and get new ideas for their own institutions. Join in the sharing and conversation and make your program the best it can be!

We want to learn about your:

  • Favorite Family Weekend/Orientation event
  • Best ways to communicate with your parents
  • Favorite parent swag
  • How you include siblings in your programming
  • How you work with special populations
  • Successful campus collaborations
  • And more!

You blog submission should include:

  • A brief description of your program—no more than one page
  • A Tips section to highlight how other institutions can adapt your program
  • Photos, screenshots, or visual example of your program (optional)

Simply email [email protected] with your submissions. Read the new blog now

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A new issue of the AHEPPP Journal is available online

Articles include:

Ongoing Engagement and Orientation: A Literature Review of Collegiate Family Engagement Models
by Andrew Sonn, Toby Davidow, Anna Whiston, & Arianne Wilt

Landing the Helicopter Parent: Assessing University Family e-Newsletters as a Communication Tool
by Ryan W. Lovell, D’Arcy J. Oaks, & Susan L. Kline 

The AHEPPP Journal seeks scholarly essays, research-based articles, essays, and reviews that address important issues related to parent/family services and that make an original contribution to the knowledge base about parent/family programs and services in higher education. The guiding editorial policy is that articles are research based and of high standard, while including practical information of interest to parent/family professionals. Complete guidelines can be found here.

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Regional Co-Sponsorships 


The AHEPPP Board of Directors welcomes proposals for co-sponsorship of regional professional development opportunities and events sponsored by AHEPPP member institutions.

Request Process

The Board of Directors will review requests for funding on a monthly basis until yearly-allocated funds have been exhausted. Only one request will be accepted for a given event or program. Requests should be submitted electronically to the AHEPPP Coordinator no later than six-weeks prior to the initiative. 

Each request should include the following: 

  • Brief description of the proposed initiative including: purpose, audience, scope, and expected outcomes
  • Description of the degree to which information will be shared more broadly with AHEPPP membership
  • The projected number of attendees at the event (please list institutions invited)
  • Full budget for the initiative including all sources of potential funding
  • Amount requested (up to $500)
  • Proposed use of AHEPPP funds
  • Primary contact person’s name, email, and phone

Click here for complete application information. 

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