Partnering for your Student's Success

Families of Freshmen

Family Events
The Office of Parent & Family Programs plans several events throughout the year for families which includes welcome events and Family & Friends Weekend. All family members and friends are invited to participate in these opportunities. Learn more here.

Academic Foundations
Encourage your student to become a part of the Academic Foundations, an elective course designed specifically for first-year students.  Academic Foundations and Academic Transitions seminar courses are designed to support students during this time of adjustment and acclimation.

Stay Safe
Learn more about campus safety here

Healthy for Life
Discuss with your student the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Learn more here.

Writing Skills
Suggest that your student visit the Writing Center website to improve their writing skills.

Joining a Fraternity/Sorority
The Center for Student Involvement website has information about Greek life on campus.

Finding a Job
Check out the Career Services website for employment opportunities for your student.

Getting involved on Campus
Visit BullSync in order to find the perfect event or involvement activity. BullSync is available to all USF students with their NetID.

Residence Hall Living
Suggest your student visit the Housing & Residential Education website when they have roommate questions.  Learn how living in the Residence Halls will enhance your student's experience!

Additional resources:
Student Health Services
Counseling Center
Financial Aid
Student Success Coaching