Freshman Parent Resources - Shorter University

When your student comes to Shorter University for his or her first semester, as a parent, you can expect many changes.  Our office is here to be a resource for you during this transition time.  Find useful links to information about being a parent of a college student, look through what to expect during your child’s first semester at Shorter and connect directly to our office from this page.  As First Year Experience Coordinator, I am here to offer a listening ear and a starting point for any assistance you may need as you navigate the journey of independence and responsibility your child is embarking on as a college student.

Links to online parent resources

Life skills every college freshman should know

Before calling your student’s school

Shorter’s Academic calendar

Shorter’s Student Handbook

What to expect the first semester