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12 Questions Every Parent has About Sending Their Child to SUU

By Southern Utah University on August 03, 2018

in Parents

What resources are devoted to diversity on campus? The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) exists to validate the multiple identities present on campus, while integrating the voices and experiences of marginalized people.  They provide emotional, social, and financial support to students from historically underrepresented communities (e.g. students of color, LGBTQIA+ students, first-generation college students, etc.) The CDI houses organizations of diverse students

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What You Need to Fill Out the FAFSA

Are you worried about how you are going to pay for school?

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Help Your Student Register for Classes

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 Parents, Campus Resources, High School

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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How to Help Homesickness in College

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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Transitioning from High School to College

By Tessa Esplin on August 23, 2017

in High School, Parents

College is an entirely different social and educational environment compared to high school. From managing your own schedule to moving out on your own, a lot is changing in your life and this crucial transition will affect you, for good or bad. To help with your pre-college jitters, here are 5 things you should remember when you start college.

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Sending Your Kid to College Checklist

By Southern Utah University on July 07, 2017

in High School, Parents

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 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 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

By Southern Utah University on June 30, 2017

in Parents

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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