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Health services... You have options!

Health services... You have options!

Carolyn Brinckwirth  /  09/18/2019  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Being far away from your student is difficult, especially when they're under the weather or having medical issues. If your student... read more

Time to start thinking about housing for next year!

Time to start thinking about housing for next year!

 /  01/18/2019  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Most parents and their students will begin thinking about different housing options for the upcoming school year as Winter Quarter... read more

Book review: The Stress-Free College Student

Book review: The Stress-Free College Student

 /  01/17/2019  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Stress-Free College Student: Natural Tips for a Happier Campus LifeAlthough this book is geared toward stressed-out college students, it... read more

Book summary and review: Off to College, by Roger H. Martin

Book summary and review: Off to College, by Roger H. Martin

 /  10/02/2018  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The following description of the book Off to College was taken from Amazon.comFor many parents, sending their child off to college can be a... read more

Off-campus Housing Resources at DePaul

Off-campus Housing Resources at DePaul

Jessica Peterson  /  03/26/2018  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

If your student is thinking about moving from home or the residence halls to an off-campus location near the Loop or Lincoln Park... read more

Book review: Straight A’s Aren’t Enough

Book review: Straight A’s Aren’t Enough

Ziena Miller  /  01/23/2018  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Book review: Straight A's Aren't Enough Vicki Nelson of College Parent Central... read more

Suggested Reading: How to Raise An Adult and The Passion of Parenting

Suggested Reading: How to Raise An Adult and The Passion of Parenting

Ziena Miller  /  09/25/2017  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

  Book review: How to Raise an Adult In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, conversations with... read more

Parent & Family Resource Website

Parent & Family Resource Website

Ziena Miller  /  08/25/2017  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

We have worked to develop a site for parents and families to access resources, information, or communications we’ve created or shared... read more

Suggested Reading: You're on Your Own & Five Conversations Parents and College Students Should Have

Suggested Reading: You're on Your Own & Five Conversations Parents and College Students Should Have

Ziena Miller  /  08/25/2017  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Book review: You’re On Your Own: But Call Me If You Need Me This review offers a perspective on a book... read more

Two Books Worth Reading: Emptying the Nest & Money Management for Recent College Grads

Two Books Worth Reading: Emptying the Nest & Money Management for Recent College Grads

Ziena Miller  /  04/17/2017  /  Posted in: Parent and Family Resources  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Emptying the Nest: Launching Your Young Adult toward Success and Self-Reliance Brad Sachs (2010) In today's rapidly changing... read more