The mission of the Department of Student Affairs provide services and co-curricular opportunities that promote intellectual, emotional, physical, personal, professional, and leadership development, while educating students on their rights and responsibilities as members of Parker.

The Department of Student Affairs includes the Offices of: Administrative Services, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Success and Retention, Student Programs and Traditions, Counseling Services, Career Services and Athletics and Recreation, and the Student Senate.

The Department of Student Affairs maintains an Activities Calendar on MyParker which lists all meetings, activities, and events scheduled on campus. Any class, student organization, faculty, staff or department wishing to schedule a meeting or event on campus, should contact the Department of Student Affairs to schedule the meeting or event.

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is revised and distributed each year by the Department of Student Affairs. Each student is individually responsible for knowledge of current policies, regulations and procedures as contained in the Student Handbook, the Catalog and other documents of the University.

Graduation Activities - April 2018

College of Chiropractic Commencement - Saturday, April 14th at Irving Bible Church. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. 


College of Health Sciences and College of Business & Technology Commencement - Saturday, April 14th at Irving Bible Church. The ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m.


New Student Orientation

“Orientation is the best opportunity for Parker University to introduce a strong learning environment, build the foundations for academic success, welcome students to campus, promote student interactions with their cohort, and convey the values and traditions of their new university.”

Click for more information on the new student orientation.

Career Services

The Department of Student Affairs compiles and maintains a list of off-campus job opportunities, both part-time and full-time. Frequently, businesses will call the college seeking full-time and part-time employees.  For more information on these opportunities or Career Services, please contact Krichey02@parker.edu.

Student Success

The Office of Student Success is dedicated to ensuring that you, the student, have the necessary supports – both inside and outside of the classroom – to fully realize your potential at Parker University. By supporting you when you face obstacles associated with adjusting to your chosen program, the Office of Student Success assists you in making connections with Parker.

For more information please email Alaina Mount at amount@parker.edu.

Housing Information

A wide variety of living accommodations are available in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Information about apartments, houses to buy or rent, rooms, and roommates is compiled and maintained in the Department of Student Affairs in S209.
Additionally, Student Affairs also has a list of students and prospective students that would like to find a roommate.  To add your name to that list, please complete the roommate form.  Copies of the list are available in the Department of Student Affairs.

International Student Office

The International Student Advisor assists international students and maintains files of the required and necessary documents and is located in the Enrollment Department.

Health Insurance

Parker University does not offer student health insurance. Students interested in purchasing health insurance can contact Mary Miller at 817.820.8160 to get a quote on an individual plan. She can also provide information on plans available through the state for which some students may qualify.

Licensure and State Boards

Please consult the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards for information and requirements for chiropractic state board licensure. Persons interested in state board licensure information should contact the governing board for the area in which he/she wishes to practice.