A Guide for Families of Commuter Students

Supporting Your Student's Success
Paperback: 9781942072119 / $6.00
Multiple copy pack: 9781889271842 / $450.00

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: 9781942072492 / $6.00
Published: June 2020

30 pp., 5.5" x 8.5"
Language: English
Edition 2

Published in partnership with NODA, the Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education

Family members of new college students are often unsure what to expect and how to best help their students succeed in higher education. Focusing on the unique needs of commuter students, this brief guide describes typical challenges in adjusting to college, support services and opportunities offered by colleges and universities, and strategies family members can use to encourage student learning and success. A glossary of college terms is included.

$4.50 each when purchased in multiple copy pack of 100.

Table of Contents:

A Letter to Families

Adjusting to College
Academic Expectations
Student Engagement
Health and Well-Being
College Finances
Campus Resources
Concluding Thoughts

Glossary of College Terms
About the Authors
About the Sponsoring Organizations