Welcome to The Beach Family!

Parent & Family Programs (PFP) at California State University, Long Beach is excited your student has decided to join the Beach Family. We recognize the vital role parents, family members, and supporters play in fostering your student's successful transition to life at The Beach. The next few years will be an exciting and transformative time in your student’s educational journey.

Under the New Student & Family Programs (NSFP) umbrella, Parent & Family Programs offers a range of programs and events designed to help you become an ally to your student as they find academic, social and personal success. These programs includes Parent & Family Orientation, the Beach Family Portal, Beach Connections, and events hosted throughout the year. We aim to provide you with resourcesservices, events and programs that keep families connected and informed about the university and your student's college experience.

We look forward to building a strong partnership to support your student’s success at The Beach!

Parent & Family Programs
Mission Statement

The mission of Parent & Family Programs is to connect parents, family members, and supporters to the university in support of your studentʼs academic and social transition to California State University, Long Beach. This is achieved by providing access to key information and resources that inform and empower you to guide your student during their journey at the university. We are committed to offering inclusive, welcoming, and engaging programming that foster a sense of belonging and a connection to the university.