Plaid Parents-The HUB - Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome, Parents & Families!

We understand that parents and families are an integral part of a student's educational experience. The HUB makes it a priority to keep parents and families of enrolled students informed about procedures and policies. By using the Plaid Parents webpage, it is our hope that parents and families will find answers to their registration, financial aid, and billing and payment questions. Learn more about The HUB.


Introducing My Plaid Student Pay Online!

Carnegie Mellon is pleased to introduce an exciting new addition to My Plaid Student (MPS). Authorized users are now able to make student account payments directly through MPS using the Pay Online feature. Existing users are invited to get started today. Not familiar with MPS? Learn more and encourage your student to initiate the process. 

2017-2018 Financial aid instructions available

Get an early start and apply for financial aid for the 2017-2018 academic year today! Visit the Student Financial Aid website for details and instructions. Read more about the changes that have been made in an effort to streamline the application process for students and families. 

Communication from The HUB

Most communication from The HUB is sent to your son or daughter's Andrew email account. Find out why.

Online Banking

dates & deadlines

Jan. 11: Residence halls open at noon for spring 2017

Jan. 15: Spring semester payment due

Jan. 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day; university closed & no classes

Jan. 17: Spring 2017 semester & Mini-3 classes begin

March 10: Mid-semester break; no classes

March 13-17: Spring break; no classes

April 21-22: Spring Carnival; no classes