The college years are challenging for both students and their families. We have
compiled the answers to many of the questions that we receive from parents and
family members and included them here to help you navigate each step of the way
to your student's graduation.
New for the fall 2013 semester, we're including tips on how to talk to your student about giving consent. Provided by the Red Zone Campaign, this article discusses the importance of students understanding what consent is in their relationships with others and how you can talk to your student about consent.
Under General Advice, you will find information on expectations for students from the college perspective as well as advice from the Counseling Center and Residential Living.
Advice for Families of Prospective Students includes general advice for the college search process.
The Advice for Families of Recently Accepted Students walks families through Orientation and the enrollment process.
In the Advice for Families of Current Students section, we have included information on freshman transition issues as well as pointers for upperclassmen.
Created for a 2012 presentation during Family Weekend on student success, the slide show and handout share university expectations of new students and ways families can help their student be successful.