Family Orientation (GPS)

The Getting Prepared to Start (GPS) Family Orientation welcomes family members of incoming students.This on-campus event will introduce you to the New and First Year Student Specialist, the Dean of Students and students who serve as Welcome Ambassadors to new students.

In this 90 minute to two hour orientation, families will get information about the student’s upcoming freshman year —both expectations and available support.

Family members can receive ongoing information through the monthly GPS Family Newsletter. This publication will offer tips to help support students so that he/she will be successful in school. You will get reminders and information about matters such as applying for financial aid.

If you’d like to sign up for the Family Newsletter, please e-mail and put the words “Family Newletter” in the subject line.