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Your Student's NDSU Experience

During your student's experience at NDSU, there may be several subjects you wish to learn more about so as to best assist your student. This section of Student Success Program's website is aimed at providing helpful tips and links so that you may be of optimal assistance.

Tip of the Month!

With the end of summer approaching, you may be feeling like you didn’t fully prepare your student for college. You may be asking yourself if you had all the necessary conversations and question if he/she will adjust effectively to NDSU. The key to this scenario is knowing when you’re offering useful information versus unwanted advice. For instance, make sure your student knows how to do laundry, how to balance and manage money, how to prepare basic food, and how to make responsible decisions concerning alcohol and other drugs. Overall, keep conversations going with your student and check-in often to see how your student is feeling about the transition. 

 

http://www.ndsu.edu/alcoholinfo/

 

 

Suggested Readings

* You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
                       - By Marjorie Savage

* Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money
                       - By Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller

* Parent's Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years
                       - By Robin Raskin

What's Happening at NDSU!

 

Click here for NDSU 2014-2015 important dates/deadlines

Click here for NDSU's event calendar!

Click here for NDSU News

Send a Care Package!

Want to send a care package to your student? Contact Residence Life today!


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Orientation and Student Success
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8379 or Toll free: +1 (800) 488-NDSU menu option 2 / Fax: (701) 231-6253
Campus address: West Dining Center Lower Level
Physical/delivery address: 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5260 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:19:17 AM