Counseling Center Parent Resources

Resources to Make College Life a Breeze for Parents

Based on our experience of meeting, watching, and intervening with students year after year, our staff counselors have developed a list of issues that frequently challenge college students. We note them below along with some recommendations for both parents and students in overcoming them:

  • So Many Choices/Temptations
  • Great Expectations/Challenges
  • On Their Own/Alone
  • Missed Classes/Opportunities
  • Time Out/Out of Control
  • Eating It Up/Feeling Down
  • New Messages/Old Baggage
  • Facing the Challenge
  • How can I tell if someone has a problem?