Whether you are near or far, having a student in University provides unique challenges. Below we have provided resources for parents and family members that make being supportive from afar as easy as possible.

  • Parent Handbook
    All the information you need as a Franklin parent, including contact details for our offices, is in the FUS Parents Handbook (PDF).
  • Campus Safety
    Providing students with a safe environment in which to live and learn, while keeping the FUS community well informed about campus security are priorities for our school.
  • Useful Numbers
    In the rare case of an emergency if you need to get into contact with your student or a staff member at the University, please refer to these important useful numbers.
  • Important Dates
    Whether you are planning a visit or booking your student’s trip home, please consult the academic calendar prior to making plans.
  • FERPA Policy
    FERPA is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, a U.S. federal law designed to protect the privacy of a student's education records. Franklin University complies with FERPA. 
    Learn more about FERPA
  • Shared Access for Parents
    Shared Access is a feature of Franklin's online student records system that allows students to provide parents or guardians with online access to their student account information. 
    Learn more about Shared Access.
To all incoming students and parents
Warning: Mobility by Train

As a result of the derailment in the Gotthard Base Tunnel on August 10, the passenger trains between Ticino and the German-speaking part of Switzerland will be diverted via the Alpine Panorama Route until further notice. Although this journey is picturesque, it will take 60 minutes longer for national traffic and 60-120 minutes longer for international traffic. Since double-deck trains cannot operate on this route, there could be fewer seats available (30% fewer seats available on the weekends and slightly reduced capacity on weekdays). 

Our community is encouraged to refer to the SBB website for detailed information and plan for longer train journeys when traveling between Ticino and the German-speaking part of Switzerland.