The annual Parent Spring Summit is designed to educate parents about their student's current stage in college

»Parent Spring Summit

We are excited to invite you back to campus for our annual Parent Spring Summit on Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21. Come enjoy our full line-up of events on both Friday and Saturday.

Friday, Feb. 20 - Programming begins at 11 a.m.
State of the University Address presented by President James L. Doti
Learn where Chapman has been, where we are going and how we will get there, directly from the man himself!

Master Class with a renowned Chapman professor
Join us for a unique lecture with world class faculty and see first-hand what your student is experiencing – there may even be a pop quiz!

* Presidents Circle members will receive an additional invitation to the semi-annual breakfast which will take place on Friday, Feb. 20 at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 21 - Programming begins at 8 a.m.
Make plans to be on campus for this educational half-day forum. Invite your student to join you, if you can get them out of bed! The summit is complete with a continental breakfast and keynote speaker. The program is specifically designed for parents to gain insight on YOUR student’s Chapman experience. The summit is presented in four separate tracks (freshman, sophomore, junior and senior) so you can gain the most relevant information to your student’s stage in their Chapman journey.

Topics may include but are not limited to:
Housing, Study Abroad and Student Life
Faculty Support, Academic Advising and Student Affairs Support
Social Media Branding, Internships and Post-Graduate Options
Commencement, Career Expectations and Alumni Support

In January, full descriptions of each session and the presenters will be made available, as well as details on registration. Sessions will be brought to you by some of our most successful alumni, distinguished faculty, staff and current Chapman parents. The Spring Summit is unique to this time of year and to the experiences students are going through each year. Mark your calendars to be here for this educational, informative and fun weekend!

  • Track Information
  • Track information will be provided in January.