Parent & Family Virtual Orientation

Out of an abundance of caution, Parent and Family Orientation will be held virtually this year. The following sessions will be offered live and then recorded and linked on our website:

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Student Involvement– 12 pm, live on NSTP’s Facebook 

Discover ways for students to get connected and involved on campus– from joining clubs and organizations to fraternities and sororities.

Parent and Family Orientation Session: Student Involvement at Elon

Join us for our first Parent and Family Orientation Session! Jenny Ciesiulka and Jarrod Rudd discuss ways for students to get connected and involved on campus– from joining clubs and organizations to fraternities and sororities.

Posted by Elon New Student & Transition Programs on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Student Health and Wellness– 1 pm, live on Zoom.

Hear from the dedicated staff who provide a variety of health services to support student health and wellness. Learn about the broad range of services offered and how students can access those services.

Parent and Family Orientation: Student Health and Wellness

Hear from the dedicated staff who provide a variety of health services to support student health and wellness. Learn about the broad range of services offered and how students can access those services.

Posted by Elon New Student & Transition Programs on Thursday, August 6, 2020

 

Thursday, August 6th, 2020 

Academic Support in the Koenigsberger Learning Center– 1:30 pm, live on NSTP’s Facebook

This session introduces families to the support units of academic advising, learning assistance, and disabilities resources by providing a broad overview of what each unit offers students. Specific information will be shared regarding ways to access these non-fee based services.

Parent and Family Orientation: The Koenigsberger Learning Center

Staff of the KLC use this session to introduce families to the support units of academic advising, learning assistance, and disabilities resources by providing a broad overview of what each unit offers students. Specific information will be shared regarding ways to access these non-fee based services.

Posted by Elon New Student & Transition Programs on Thursday, August 6, 2020

Elon 101 Information Session– 2 pm, live on NSTP’s Facebook.

Learn all about Elon 101! This session will cover how Elon 101 instructors serve as your student’s academic advisor, help them create four-year plans, register for courses, and consider which of the five Elon Experiences they want to strive for.

Parent and Family Orientation: All About Elon 101

Learn all about Elon 101! This session will cover how Elon 101 instructors serve as your student’s academic advisor, help them create four-year plans, register for courses, and consider which of the five Elon Experiences they want to strive for.

Posted by Elon New Student & Transition Programs on Thursday, August 6, 2020

Friday, August 7th, 2020 

Family Transitions– 11 am, live on NSTP’s Facebook 

Explore the impending transitions you will likely experience as a parent as your student transitions into being a full-time Elon college student. Discover ways to navigate this transition for yourself, your family, and your college student.

Parent and Family Orientation: Family Transitions

Explore the impending transitions you will likely experience as a parent as your student transitions into being a full-time Elon college student. Discover ways to navigate this transition for yourself, your family, and your college student.

Posted by Elon New Student & Transition Programs on Friday, August 7, 2020

Student Services in English and Spanish– 4 pm, live on El Centro’s Facebook.

This session will include general details about the transition to the University in both English and Spanish so families can feel prepared to support their students.

Posted by El Centro – Elon University on Friday, August 7, 2020

Monday, August 17th, 2020 

New Student Convocation– 9:30 am, live at elon.edu/live

Join President Book, administrators, faculty, and the Student Government Association president as they share reflections and advice for making the most of their time at Elon!

Additional Resources for Parents

Elon’s Ready and Resilient website provides up-to-date information on the University’s plans for a healthy, on-campus, and adaptive academic year.

Elon Vice President for Inclusive Excellence Randy Williams provides this message as he announces a set of action steps related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Haven’t been to campus in a while? Check out our Tour de Elon and catch a glimpse of some of our students’ favorite spots on campus!