Parent Resources

Class of 2023 Graduation

June 3, 2023

Ceremony starts at 3:30 p.m., Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

NIU Convocation Center, DeKalb, IL

Welcome to the IMSA family. As a parent of a new IMSA student, you will undoubtedly have questions arise that were not answered during your other contacts with us. Please review the information in this section of our website built specifically for you, and if we have not answered your question, please contact us, and we’ll help you in any way we can. We wish your student and family a happy and enriching experience during your time here with us.

Useful Information and Forms

  • Canvas: Parent Observer Account: Parents can sign up as a Parent Observer on Canvas. Parent Observers can link their Canvas account to their student’s account so they can see assignment dues dates, announcements, their student’s grades, and other limited course content.
  • Calculator: Information on the type of calculator to be used by students.
  • Change Email Address: If you want to change or update your demographic information (address, phone number, email address), please contact the Principal’s Office by email at or call 630.907.5857.
  • Computer Purchase Information: For questions and updates, please contact ITS at or call 630.907.5198 (Ralph Flickinger).
  • Drivers Ed: Taking one of Top Driver’s drivers education courses at the Illinois Math & Science Academy is an easy and convenient option for students of IMSA. Call 800.374.8373 Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • IMSA does not register/schedule driving lessons/reschedule/help enroll students.
    • Top Driver only offers classes in the Spring.
  • Food Services at IMSA
  • Health Services page: Links to important forms and required steps
    • Medication List: Please email the Health Office if you would like to add any medications that your student takes. 630.907.5008 Health Office.
  • Mail Room: Packages received on campus are kept in our mail room. Hours to retrieve packages are Monday – Friday from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Regular mail is dropped off at the Residence Halls throughout the week.
  • Online Registration Forms: Online registration can ONLY be accessed by a parent by logging into their parent PowerSchool account (then click forms in the left column).
  • Parent Permission to Sign Out: If you would like to make any changes to the parent permission form for residence life, please contact Minerva Ratsamy in Student Life.
  • Parent Travel Form: Complete this form when parents plan to be out of contact for any reason, especially overseas travel. When the form is submitted, it will automatically be sent to all residential staff members in the student’s building, who will contact the sender.
  • PowerSchool: Can be accessed by students and parents to check student attendance, grades, and comments.
  • Student Fee Information: Information concerning Student Fees, payment plan information, and how to apply for a reduction in student fees.