Information for First-Years' Parents
Information for First-Year Students

Other Resources

Books:

Barking, C. (1999).  When your kid goes to college; A parents’ survival guide.  New York:  Avon Books, Inc

Cohen, H.(2005). The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College. Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc.

 

Coburn, K. L. & Treeger, M. L. (2003).  Letting Go:  A parents’ guide to understanding the college years (4th edition).  New York:  Harper Collins

 

Savage, M. (2003).  You’re On Your Own; but I’m here if you need me.  New York:  Simon and Schuster Inc.

 

Stone, D & Tippett, E. (2004).  The Essential Guide to Student Life, Real College.  New York:  Penguin Group Inc.

 

Johnson, H. E. & Schelhas – Miller, C. (2000).  Don’t tell me what to do, just send money:  The essential parenting guide to the college years.  New York:  St. Martin’s Griffin.

 

Lauer, J. & Lauer, R. (1999).   How to Survive and Thrive in An Empty Nest:  Reclaiming your life when your children have grown.  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger Inc. 

 

MacKay, J. K. & Ingram, W. (2002).  Let the journey begin:  A parent’s monthly guide to the college experience.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.

 

Pascucci, Maria. (2008). Campus Calm University. New York: Campus Calm University Press.

 

Websites: 

www.collegiateparents.com

Up to date parent information to help support your student through college challenges. Support to help parents manage their changes as a result of having a child leave for college.  Free newsletters available and workshop information

 http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/index.html

Serves college students and parents; looks at both academic and financial issues, as well as the challenges and opportunities students and parents encounter during the college years

http://www.campusblues.com/

 Information about mental health issues, roommate problems, issues for specific populations, dealing with family, dealing with academic challenges, etc.

 

www.jedfoundation.org

Mental health issues of college students

 www.heyugly.com

UGLY = Unique Gifted Lovable You

Promotes self esteem in teens

 

www.nmha.org

National Mental Health Association

 http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/pdf/ferpaleghistory.pdf

Information about FERPA (Family Education al Rights and Privacy Act)

 

http://www.securityoncampus.org/aboutsoc/index.html

General information about security on college campuses

http://www.edc.org/hec/parents/

Comprehensive listing of college resources and information about college drinking and drug use