Benefits Program

The Parent & Family Association is intended to strengthen the relationship we have with our students' families and is designed to increase our communication and actively involve them in the life of the University. As a member, you will be a part of our community in a way that promotes the success of the student we all care so much about. In return for your membership, you will have access to valuable programs and services designed specifically to keep you informed and involved. As a member of the Association you will receiving the following benefits:

Access and Support:
It is our mission to support you as a HBU parent and family member and to give you access to the information you need in helping your student succeed.  We invite members to call the Parent & Family Hotline with questions, problems or just to chat.  The buck will stop with us! We'll do whatever it takes to solve your problems or get answers to your questions.

University Information:
The Parent & Family Association Monthly Email Updates are designed to give you the timely information you need that your student might forget to tell you.  You'll see articles that update you on the happenings at HBU, give you information about what's affecting your student's life, and fill you in on important deadlines. 

Involvement Opportunities:
Are you wondering how to stay involved in your student's life while still allowing him or her to become independent? Joining the Association gives you the opportunity to become involved in many educational and social activities at the University, as well as to meet other family members of the HBU students! We will help you become a part of the HBU family! For involvement opportunities please email

Special Discounts & Offers:
HBU Bookstore: Discover the HBU Bookstore and save 10% off all HBU imprinted clothing and gifts! Discount excludes textbook purchases, electronics, Health & Beauty Aids/Convenience.  Other exclusions may apply.  (Please let the Bookstore staff know you are a member of the association to receive your discount.) For more information visit:

Bradshaw Fitness Center: As a member of the HBU Parent & Family Association, you have the opportunity to become a part of the Houston's premier holistic fitness center! Association members receive a one (1) week guest pass and are eligible to purchase a HBU membership.  Memberships can be purchased on a semester or annual basis.  For those who visit campus less frequently, you can purchase a daily pass for the special family rate of $5 per person and have access to the Fitness Center.  For more information, please visit HBU Bradshaw Fitness Center or email for your one week guest pass! (Printed Guest Pass is required for entry)

Baugh Dining Hall : On campus visiting your student? Grab a bite to eat in the Baugh dining hall.  Parent & Family members can eat for the discounted rate of $5 per person! *Discount only available during lunch on weekdays and weekends, applicable only to students with a residential meal plan, student must be present and use his/her mean plan, limited to 2 persons per lunch*

Keep checking back as we add more special discounts exclusively for our members!