Welcome to Parent Orientation!

Wednesday, September 6

7:30–9 a.m.


Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)


9–10 a.m.

Parent Orientation Session “Academic Success at Lawrence”

Stansbury Theatre (Music-Drama Center)

Staff members from the Center for Academic Success and the Director of Faculty Advising discuss Freshman Studies, academic advising, the curriculum, grade reports, tutoring and support services, and services for students with disabilities.


10:15–11:15 a.m.

Parents and family members should attend one of the following sessions:

“Money Matters”

Youngchild Hall 121

Meet with finance and financial aid staff to discuss your student’s money management, campus employment, the billing process and financial aid.

“WELLU: Helping Your Student Stay Well (and Well-Balanced) at Lawrence”

Multipurpose Room (Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center)

This program will feature discussion and helpful suggestions as you support your student during the busy and sometimes stressful college years.


11:30–11:45 a.m.

Family Send-off

Memorial Chapel steps and lawn

Family members will have a chance to say goodbye to their student before the class photo and advising session for all new students begins.


11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

President’s Farewell Reception

President Burstein’s home
229 North Park Street

Family members are invited to mingle and enjoy refreshments with President Burstein before departing campus.

Additional Information

For additional information regarding Parent Orientation or Welcome Week activities, contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at 920-832-6596.



Welcome Week Parent Orientation

Welcome Week Parent Guide 2017

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