Chatham University

Information for New Families

Chatham is pleased to welcome our newest members of the Chatham Family & Friends Association (CFFA). Please review the below information for some helpful hints to ensure that you have all the information and support you need as your student transitions to campus. Contact the Office of Student Affairs with any questions at 412-365-1286 or at

Student Emergency Fund Calendar

Order the Student Emergency Fund Carson Cougar Calendar

Support the Chatham University Emergency Fund by purchasing a Carson the Cougar calendar for the 2014-2015 year. The Student Emergency Fund is for limited financial assistance when students are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of temporary hardship related to an emergency situation. Some funds are counted as income and are subject to federal taxes. Funds may also be loaned to students with repayment plans less than twelve (12) months in duration to be determined at the time funds are approved. For more information regarding the Student Emergency Fund please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 412-365-1286.

Chatham Family & Friends Association

Chatham Family & Friends Association

Learn more about how you can be involved by visiting the CFFA website. The Chatham Family and Friends Association (CFFA) is a volunteer organization that promotes goodwill and communication between the University and among parents and families of Chatham students. The association goals are to provide leadership and organizational opportunities to family members interested in implementing programs and activities on behalf of CFFA, update family members about the University and to engage family members in activities that will enhance students’ experience and heighten the educational experience, reputation, and future of the University.

Family & Friends Weekend 2012

November 9-11, 2012 we celebrated Family & Friends Weekend! There were more than 100 family members and friends on campus who joined in a variety of events. More details of the weekend's events as well as photos can be found on the Family & Friends Weekend page.

Update Your Contact Information

Make sure you are receiving the latest updates and information from the University by updating your contact information. You will receive our monthly e-Newsletter and pertinent mailings throughout the year. You can update your contact information by emailing

Connect with Fellow Parents

Join Chatham Family & Friends on Facebook to connect with other Chatham families. This page is a great source for parent questions and information or to just meet other Chatham families in your area. You must be logged-in to your Facebook account to access the page.

Want More Information?

Explore the rest of the Family & Friends website for a comprehensive list of parent FAQs, general information and parent resources. This information is available year-round and is a great way to learn more about campus and the opportunities available to our families.