Parents & Families

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We’ve compiled these resources as a way for families of Hiram students to keep track of important phone numbers, dates, deadlines and more going on at the Hiram College campus.

Important Numbers for Commuters

Commuter Services – 330. 569. 5232
Campus Switchboard – 330.569.3211
Dean of Students Office – 330.569.5233
Julia Church Health Center – 330.569.5418
Campus Safety – 330.569.5188 (off campus)
Emergency/Weather Closing Hotline – 330.569.5959


Frequently Asked Questions for Parents

If your student calls home with one of these questions, you will know where to refer him or her.

Fall Weekend is a long weekend for students at the midway point of the 12 week session. The Friday of Fall Weekend students will not have classes however campus resources remain open (i.e. offices, dining hall, library, etc.). Students can use this weekend to make a trip home or take a break on campus. There are no special programs or activities planned for this time outside of previously scheduled sporting events or activities.

Students can receive packages at our on-campus Service Center and should be addressed:

Hiram College Service Center
11715 Garfield Rd
Hiram, Ohio 44234
Attention: Student’s name and building/room #


Contact the Julia Church Health Center, located on Peckham Street, at ext. 5418.

Call the Counseling Center, ext. 5952

Call Disability Services, ext. 5952

Yes. The vehicle needs to be registered online with IPARQ – The Permit Store. Learn more about parking and transportation.

You can cash checks (must be less than $50) at the bookstore in the Kennedy Center or the Business Office in Teachout-Price.

Bring your ID with you.

Contact Student Accounts at ext. 5114 or ext. 5117.

All on-campus positions are posted on Handshake. Before you start your classes at Hiram, you will receive an email with information on your Handshake account. To find out more about working on-campus, please check out the Campus Employment website.

Go to the Study Away website or call ext. 5388 for additional information.

Contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at ext. 5237.

Contact Career Development at ext. 5131.

Contact the Office of Campus Involvement at ext. 5182.

Contact your First Year Enduring Questions (FYEN) professor or the Registrar’s Office in Teachout-Price at ext. 5210.

The answers to many housing frequently asked questions can be found here or by calling ext. 5232.

After grades are filed, each student is reviewed individually to determine that all requirements have bet met and if any honors have been earned. Diplomas are posted to transcripts approximately 4 weeks after commencement.  Printing and mailing to students is typically completed by approximately 6 weeks after commencement.  Any further questions about this process can be directed to the Registrar’s Office in Teachout-Price at ext. 5210.

Contact the Vice President and Dean of Students Office at ext. 5233.