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Help Your Student Register for Classes

By Southern Utah University on November 14, 2017

in Students, Parents

Can you believe it's already time to register for Spring Semester? It's an exciting time, and a great opportunity for parents to help their students reflect on the things that have worked well during Fall Semester and discuss new opportunities for success. As your student is preparing their spring schedule, a few good questions to ask may be:

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9 Ways to Support Your College Student

By Abigail Wyatt on October 06, 2017

in Campus Resources, Parents

The transition from high school to college requires a lot of changes. However, even though your student is beginning a new chapter in their life, they’ll still need mental, emotional and physical support from parents, guardians and family. This support is something many college students value, however it can be difficult for parents.

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Cómo Prevenir a la Nostalgia en la Universidad

En este punto del semestre, a menudo encontramos que los estudiantes están luchando con la nostalgia de la casa, adaptándose a los compañeros de cuarto y aprendiendo a manejar su trabajo escolar. La emoción de sus nuevas experiencias puede estar empezando a desvanecerse, y es posible que descubra que las cosas empiezan a serles más difíciles. Si bien esto es muy normal para los estudiantes, todavía puede ser difícil para nosotros ver a nuestros estudiantes luchar,

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How to Help Homesickness in College

By Jodi Lee Simmons on September 26, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources, Parents

At this point in the semester we often find that students are struggling with homesickness, adjusting to roommates, and learning to manage their school work. The excitement of their new experiences may be starting to wear off, and you may find that things are starting to feel more difficult for them. While this is very normal for students, it can still be hard for us to watch our students struggle, especially when we feel far away. College Parent Central offers the

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Sending Your Kid to College Checklist

At Southern Utah University, we know that sending a child to college is an exciting milestone. As a parent, we understand that you want to make sure your student is positioned to have the very best college experience possible, and that their success is important to you.

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Campus Safety Checklist for Parents

By Abigail Wyatt on July 07, 2017

in Campus Resources, Parents

If you’re a parent or guardian of a college student it’s is natural to worry about their safety when they are on campus. It is a good idea to talk to your student about campus safety.

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Parent and Family Orientation

By Abigail Wyatt on July 05, 2017

in Campus Resources, Parents

SUU offers two short orientations for parents and family of students during Move-in day. This is an opportunity to learn about the exciting new experiences that await your student as they enter Southern Utah University. Parents and guardians are strongly encouraged, but not required, to attend this orientation.

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Checklist for Parents of New SUU Students

Southern Utah University’s Parent & Family Services aims to improve the overall quality of campus life for students by keeping parents and families informed about University services. They gathered useful information to help navigate students and their parents through their college experience. Here is their checklist of 18 things parents can check with their students to help them have a smooth transition into college.

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5 Tips for the FAFSA

Southern Utah University’s Parent & Family Services aims to improve the overall quality of campus life for students by keeping parents and families informed about University services. They gathered useful information to help navigate students and their parents through their college experience. Here are their 5 tips for parents about how they can help their students with the FAFSA.

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8 Ways to Support Your Student Through Finals Week

It’s that stressful time of year when college students are all struggling to finish projects, prepare presentations and study for the final exam. As a parent, it can be difficult to see your child full of dread and anxiety over school work, especially if they are far from home.

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