Otterbein Family Engagement

You are a vital part of the Otterbein family.

Otterbein values the opportunity to work with you and your student throughout their entire university experience and beyond. We’re grateful that your family is now a Cardinal family. Our goal is to create a partnership that enhances your student’s success.

Otterbein has created an option for families wishing to have meaningful involvement in their student’s college experience by being a voice for all parents. In 2021, the Family Engagement Network was launched to provide opportunities to learn, make suggestions, support your student, and attend special events. You may become a member of the Family Engagement Network through your support of Otterbein University. Simply use the donation button on this page and choose ‘Parent & Family” as your affiliation on the giving page. Thank you for your support!

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The university offices and departments linked here are the most frequently requested by families, but if you don’t know where to go, please contact us at the Office of Engagement. We’re here to help:

Phone: 614-823-1650
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., M-F

Helpful Links for Families

Cardinal Updates

Homecoming & Family Weekend!

Save the Date! September 20-21, 2024

Mark your calendar for Otterbein’s signature alumni and families event! We’re hard at work on another special Homecoming and Family Weekend for 2024 and can’t wait to welcome you back to campus to celebrate our connections.

2023 Homecoming & Family Weekend Recap

In the meantime, we hope you’ll visit our 2023 Homecoming & Family Weekend recap page!

Cardy Parade