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Helping You Help Your Future Flyer

At UD, we are here to support your future Flyer — and you — as you navigate the college admission process. Explore this page for helpful information, as well as recordings of the Parent Co-Pilot webinars for families of undergraduate students considering and applying to UD.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact us and let our team know how we can assist you.


Parent Co-Pilot Webinars

Parents and guardians of undergraduate students, we invite you to join us live for Parent Co-Pilot events. In case you missed a live a event, recordings are available.

Featured Content
Admission Process

UD’s admission process is streamlined by design—from our free application to automatic scholarship consideration. Students who apply by Nov. 1 will receive their decision and merit scholarship letters as early as possible.

Explore our Admission Process
Test-Optional Admission

Test-optional admission gives students more control over their application. Your student can choose whether to include test scores, or emphasize their school record and other achievements.

Learn More about Test-Optional Admission
Preview Days

We invite your family to join us for a Preview Day on Oct. 8, Oct. 22 or Nov. 5. Explore UD’s academic programs, meet faculty, staff and current students, tour campus and more.

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Upcoming Events

We hope you and your student can join us for virtual and on-campus events this fall.

Recent News

Supreme Court ruling on race-based admissions leads universities, including the University of Dayton, to review processes. 

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The University of Dayton’s legacy of student success carries into the new academic year with strong enrollment of more than 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and law students, and projections for record graduation rates.

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Parent and Guardian Communication

The Office of Recruitment and Admission sends a monthly email update to parents and guardians of high school seniors. These emails include updates about the admission process, important next steps, event details and important deadline reminders. We also occasionally include parents in emails with information about admission events and deadline reminders during the year.

If you’d like to be added to our email list, please reach out to with your student’s information and your contact information.