Welcome to the Orientation Page for Parents
Parent Schedule - Day 1
Offices will be open all day so parents can get additional
information, complete insurance waivers, etc. Students should
get their ID card, email and windows accounts, class schedule (this
will be given to them during the academic program) and buy books.
Consider coming back over the summer
If you find long lines at any of these places, please know that you can come back any time over the summer (Monday - Friday during office hours). Check individual offices for business hours and locations.
Parent Workshop Details
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
University 101/102: The Basics/Support Services
Ives Concert Hall
This workshop will provide parents with information about a wide range of topics that will help them support their students. The workshop will also provide an overview of the variety of support services available to Western's students. Offices represented include Registrar's, Parking, WestConnect, Campus Police, Counseling Center, Women’s Center, Activities, CHOICES, Academic Advising, Study Abroad, Career Development Center, and Recreation/Intramurals/Club Sports.
1 - 2 p.m.
Midtown Student Center 201A
Ms. Melissa Stephens, Director of Student Financial Services
This workshop offers an introduction to the financial assistance available through the Office of Student Financial Services, such as: student grants from private, state and government organizations, low-interest loans with deferred payment schedules, scholarships and on-campus employment opportunities. The workshop will also focus on alternatives concerning financing your student’s education through payment plans and alternative loans.