Parent Reading Material
The Office of Student Life has put together a short list of some great books that are geared toward parenting a college student:
- “Letting Go: A parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years,” by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
- “College Survival Tips for Parents: Fostering Growth and Independence in Your Kids,” by Ceil Hall
- “Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years,” by Hellen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
- “When Kids Go to College: A Parent’s Guide to a Changing Relationship,” by Barbara Newman and Philip Newman
- “You’re On Your Own (But I’m Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During College Years,” by Marjorie Savage
Check out the following resources:
- See the Beloit Mindset List for the Class of 2016.
The Beloit Mindset List provides "a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall."
- Check out the U.S. Department of Education's FERPA Page for the official word on confidentiality and privacy issues.
- Help connect your commuter student to campus. Then, visit Commuter Services for information about how your student can get plugged in to campus life.
- Great ideas for care packages.
- Learn key issues for first year students.
- Learn key issues for sophomore students.
- Learn key issues for junior students.
- Learn key issues for senior students.
(files used by permission of Paper-Clip Communictions)