Encouraging your Student at Midterms

As we approach the mid-point of the semester, your college students may express feeling increased stress. They may have exams and assignments due, and could be feeling overwhelmed. Here are 6 practical tips to help support and encourage your student: 1 – Encourage your student to create a study schedule that includes backwards planning. Help […]

The Path to Graduating in 4 Years

Many students start college with a goal to complete their degree in four years. At UNLV, we talk a lot about “15 to finish,” to help students understand how their degree can be broken down by semester. The term “15 to finish” refers to taking 15 credits per semester (each Fall & Spring) in order to achieve […]

Update on the Coronavirus

From the UNLV Student Health Center – This information was sent out to students via email. Please encourage your students to follow the 5 recommendations below, which apply to preventing the spread of many illnesses. Dedicated staff in the UNLV Health Center are closely monitoring the situation, along with the Southern Nevada Health District. The […]

Anxious about Spring Semester?

Is your student anxious about the new semester? Maybe they have said, “I don’t want to go back to college.” It’s very common for students to experience feelings of sadness or anxiety as they approach the end of Winter Break. Here are some tips to help you navigate the conversation.   Listen to them – […]

Strategies for Winter Break

Classes are wrapping up, and your college students may feel the pressure of final exams and presentations right now. In a few days, the semester will be finished, and professors will post grades. Most students will be heading home to celebrate the holidays. As a parent or family member, you might be anxious about the […]

What to Expect on Family Day

We are excited to welcome more than 700 people for Family Day! Here are a few tips to help you and your family enjoy the day. Weather – on average, it’s in the mid to low 80s in October. We will keep you posted on the weather forecast as we get closer to Family Day. […]