Head Start for Parents/Families

Head Start Orientation

Why parents/families should come to Head Start

  • Helps to alleviate concerns about adapting to university life
  • Addresses such transition issues as: changes related to classroom size; commuting concerns; roommates; changing relationships, homework demands; extra- curricular opportunities; campus involvement; and health and wellness
  • Provides information about what to expect the first year, such as related expenses, residences and meal plan options, awards, scholarships and financial aid, campus safety, independence
  • Assists with developing an understanding about student and family dynamics
  • Discusses the benefits of the residence experience for local as well as out-of-town students