First Year Families

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Resources for Parents and Families

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Orientation and Family Programs is hosting an online Orientation course on Canvas, an FIU online platform, designated to provide parent and family members with important information about FIU policies and resources. The course offers access to important academic and support related information to help answer your questions and ease concerns about your student’s transition to college.

Once registered, you can request a complimentary electronic copy of the book, College Ready: Expert Advice for Parents to Simplify the College Transition. Written by experts, each chapter addresses a top-of-mind concern and includes conversation starters to empower parents and families to feel fully prepared for anything. A comprehensive checklist helps families and students stay on top of summer to-dos.