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Resources for DU Parents and Families


2013-2014 Parent & Family Calendar

2013-2014 Parent & Family Handbook

2013-2014 Important Academic Dates

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)

Parent Resource Guide: You, Your College Student, and Alcohol

Health & Counseling presentation from Parent & Family Orientation 2013

Frequently Asked Questions

University Parent Guide

Second Year Survival Guide for Parents and Families

Study Abroad Courses - Helpful Hints

Study Abroad Orientation for Families

Student Videos - The Study Abroad Experience

Financial Aid Information for Parents 

DU Magazine

Denver RTD



Resources for DU Grandparents


Email Sharon to sign up for Parents@DU - the Parent Program e-newsletter

Involving Grandparents in the College Experience

Tips for Grandparents on Helping Grandchildren Pay for College

Students Rely More on Grandparents to Help Pay for College

3 Tax Smart Ways to Pay Grandkid's Tuition



Articles by Jo Calhoun
Associate Provost for Academic Resources
University of Denver, 2000-2011



The Summer Before College

Learning the Campus Landscape

What Parents Discover at Orientation



Past Issues of Parents@DU e-newsletters


March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

October 2013

September 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013



Websites Frequently Visited by Parents and Families 


Housing and Residential Education

Student Health 101

Campus Safety

Bursar's Office


Office of Internationalization and Study Abroad

Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar Academic Calendars

Tuition and Financial Aid


The Official Online Store for The Denver Pioneers



Book Reviews about Parenting College Students


Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money - by Jo Calhoun

Emerging Adulthood – The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties - by Judy Maillis

The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander - by Cynthia Ellis

The iConnected Parent - by Carolyn Bolden

The iConnected Parent - by John Kloeckner

You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me) - by Carolyn Bolden



Informational Articles for Parents and Families


Parents Can Influence Kids' Drinking in College, Research Finds

Saying Goodbye to my Child, the Youngster

Home for the Holidays

How to Get Your College Graduate Hired

Health Care Power of Attorney (article from

Academics and Your Student

Major and Career Decision Making

Parent to Parent, Planning For Your College Student's First Visit Home

Home for the Holidays - Thanksgiving Marks Turning Point

What a Student Should Know about Faculty

Chasing Real Rabbits with your Student

Psychology Today: A Nation of Wimps

3 Steps to Take if Your College Student Fails a Class 



Traveling to DU


Hotels in the area

Denver Public Transportation

Colorado Tourism website

Denver's Tourism website

Ski Resort Guide