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. […]

4 Questions to Ask Your Student in the 1st Week of Classes

In this time of transition, you want to support your student, but you also want them to be independent, emerging adults. Here are a few questions to get the conversation started on a positive note. 1 – How often should we communicate? Set expectations together on when you and your student will communicate. For commuter […]

Message from Students to Families

Dear Parents and Families, Thank you for all that you’ve done to get me to this point in my life. When I was younger, we read Dr. Suess books, watched Nickelodeon, played school, and went to the park. As I got older, you taught me how to play Uno (and you let me win sometimes), […]

College Move-in Day

5 Tips for Families to Support a Successful College Move-in Day Student staff assisting new families at Dayton Hall This will be a hectic, but exciting day of transition for your student. As parents & family, it’s challenging to adjust your frame of mind to allow your student to take the lead. Here are 5 […]