Having your student go away to college is a major life transition
and can be stressful to both the parent and student. A great way to
reduce stress and assist with the transition is to be involved with
your new college student’s life after they arrive on campus.
Some ways you might get involved:
- Send care packages
- Connect regularly with your student through cards, photos and e-mails
- Sign up to receive The Campus Link
monthly e-mail newsletter for families of UB students. It offers great
tips on parenting a college a student, and keeps you up to date on
campus events and key dates. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up
for the newsletter.
are many resources available to your student at UB to make their
transition to college a successful one. Some of the resources are noted
in more detail on the Family FAQ pages along with helpful contact info.