Action Items for Your Student’s Future

The Career & Professional Development office deeply values the relationship we have with parents and families, and we feel that you are critical to our work. In addition to encouraging your own student through their career development journey, I invite you to join in Gonzaga’s efforts to prepare men and women for others in a few different ways.

Tools to Help Your Students Create Their Success

Our program promotes a collaborative environment between students and staff; staff will not prescribe action plans, but will instead work with students via workshops or individual sessions to discover tools to help students create their success.

Parents Supporting Lifelong Career Development

View the 2015 Parent Orientation Presentation – the 5 e’s.

What is Pilgrimage?

On Saturday, September 19th, two hundred Zags will make the annual pilgrimage to the Sacred Heart Mission in Cataldo, Idaho. Every fall for the last 47 years, Gonzaga students, faculty, staff and alumni have made this trek.

Preventing homesickness

Homesickness in the first few weeks of college is not uncommon, especially after the excitement of move in and orientation wear off. When students get into their day to day routines, they often have more time to think about the people and things they miss from home. There are steps you can take now that will give your student more ownership in the college experience and hopefully reduce homesickness.

Fall Family Weekend

The Fall Family Weekend 2015 activities list is growing!

Commencement 2016 is Right Around the Corner!

Commencement weekend is May 7, 8 and 9, with special activities on Friday, Mass on Saturday afternoon, and the undergraduate student commencement ceremony on Sunday.

Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

Meet Luke Lavin (’08), the newest face in University Ministry. As a former Zag he is overjoyed at the chance to work with your son or daughter these upcoming years!

Parents and Families: You Too Can Be Part of THE KENNEL!

The Gonzaga Kennel Club is a student organization on campus that organizes and electrifies the student section at all Gonzaga sporting events (currently ranked the 5th most spirited basketball student section by the NCAA!). This year, parents and families have the opportunity to BE PART OF THE KENNEL though our ZAG NATION MEMBERSHIP!

Student Flu Shots

Health & Counseling Services will be offering student flu shots for $5 again this year.

What’s happening in the Hemmingson?

Now that school is underway there is always something happening in the Hemmingson Center!

Bulldog Bucks are a Great Gift!

Can you believe we’re already thinking about midterms? It feels like just yesterday students arrived on campus. As midterms approach and you would like to provide your hard working student a study break, consider making a deposit to Bulldog Bucks.

Don’t Need to Budget? Non[cents]!

Budgeting is a fine line balance between being able to experience activities that studen’s value, and also setting themselves up for a secure future.