Campus Life

Parker University provides many unique opportunities for learning outside the classroom, recognizing there’s much more to education than academics. The purpose of the Department of Student Affairs is to deliver and advocate an experience that supports and enables students to achieve high standards in education and develops leadership skills.

Parker students are highly involved in a variety of extracurricular activities that enable them to expand their leadership, communication, and technical skills while continuing to grow and develop as a person. Student government, professional student organizations, special interest clubs, technique clubs, and other activities provide students with a truly well-rounded education. Students who become active on a high level make significant contributions to their profession, both during their university years and after they graduate.

One commonality among Parker University students is that they love to stay active, fit, relaxed, and live life to the fullest. The Standard Process Student Activity Center features a weight room, cardio center, full gymnasium, study lounges, computers, and a game room with table tennis, billiards, foosball, and various video games. The Parker University Athletic and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of intramural activities throughout the year, culminating in the annual Chiro Games where teams from chiropractic schools nationwide gather to compete in the spirit of fun and friendship.

Parker University also offers a wide range of development resources, including career counseling, mental health counseling, tutoring, and Student Assistance so students can make the most of their educational experience.

To reach the Department of Student Affairs call 972-438-6932 X7160

See yourself at Parker

From our state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities, to our scenic outdoor spaces, the Parker Campus is a beautiful place to get your education.

Our Colleges of Health Science, Business and Technology and Chiropractic make earning everything from a certificate in Massage Therapy to an Associates of Applied Science in Information Technology to an MBA in Health Care Management easy. Of course our College of Chiropractic is world renowned.

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Dallas At A Glance

Parker University is right at home in the heart of Dallas, TX — a city as rich in culture as it is steeped in history. Infused with southern hospitality, this thriving metropolis offers a wealth of opportunities for employment, entertainment, and personal development. The richly diverse cities of Dallas and Fort Worth offer a tasty culinary scene, arts districts, professional sports, trendy entertainment districts, and endless shopping opportunities. Five professional sports teams, the century-old Dallas Museum of Art, the nation’s largest Urban Arts District, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, and countless other attractions like the Dallas World Aquarium, Arboretum, and both the Dallas and Fort Worth Zoos expand the mind and bring fullness to life. Plentiful parks, lakes, and trails promote an active, healthy lifestyle, and a mild climate, well-priced housing, and modest cost-of-living draw hundreds of new residents to the area every day. The Dallas social scene provides numerous options for students interested in taking a break. Addison, Deep Ellum, Uptown, Downtown, and numerous other hot spots offer a chance for classmates to relax and build life-long relationships with members of the Parker family.
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About Dallas

Transportation in the Dallas / Fort Worth Area

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, TX is the world’s third busiest and provides non-stop service to 131 domestic and 36 international destinations worldwide. DFW is located eight miles from the Dallas campus.

Dallas Love Field Airport provides the best that can be offered in a convenient, efficient airport, serving both commercial airline and corporate user needs. Located in the heart of Dallas, at Cedar Springs and Mockingbird, the airfield is 20 minutes from Parker University.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit provides transportation to 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, HOV (high occupancy vehicle) lanes, rideshare services and to Fort Worth via Trinity Railway Express.

Dallas offers a pleasant climate year-round with a moderate cost of living and a wide choice of inexpensive housing. Dallas/Fort Worth area is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation, attracting major corporate, government, research, and educational expansion that keeps the unemployment rate one of the lowest in the nation. This means a wide range of part-time and full-time jobs for students and spouses.

Dallas is located in north-central Texas, just 70 miles south of the Oklahoma border, and approximately 250 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. The city is positioned on rolling plains, lined with native pecan, cottonwood, and oak trees on the waters of the Trinity River. Its climate is humid and subtropical, distinguished by hot summers and mild winters.