Membership in the Parent and Family Association offers many discounts to area businesses and places on campus including:


Comfort Inn & Quality Inn, Timbers Steakhouse & Seafood, Wings Etc. Grill & Pub, and T-Gear Store


Whitney Commons and The Depot on Campus


Zollner Golf Course standard green fees and regularly priced merchandise


Wingate by Wyndham Hotel $122/night with tax

Cooks Cottage on James for a 15% discount - 
We offer historical tours of Lake James from April to October every year through Lake James Tour Co. Additionally, we run a beautiful bed and breakfast rental called Cooks Cottage on James, where we organize cooking classes and dinner events in our chef’s kitchen for our guests. You can also attend private events and classes open to the public when we’re not booked with guests.  

Lake James Tours 15% discount- 

The Historic Carver House 10% discount -

The association also sponsors various events and campus perks:

  • BINGO for Bucks, where students play BINGO to win textbooks, gift cards, cold hard cash and more
  • Cup of Joe - Students receive free coffee all year-round in the campus LINK
  • Random events on campus, such as live entertainment during welcome week on campus
  • Popcorn Wednesdays in the University Center
  • And, various events at Homecoming/Family Weekend