Parents & Families
Parents and families play a vital role in the success of their student. We understand that in some cases it is the parents who pay a student's bill; however, financial responsibility ultimately falls on the student. As such, adhering to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), we will work primarily with the student. There are a few things students can do, however, to make their account more accessible to their parents:
- Grant a parent Authorized User access to their account within the Bursar Account Suite. Students do this themselves in the Bursar Account Suite with a parent's email address. Once done, the parent will receive their own login information and can then access and/or pay the student's bill.
- Grant a parent Proxy Access, which will allow us and other departments at UNM to speak to a parent about a student's account or record.