Parents

Parents: Join our flock
Just as your son or daughter begin their adventure as a new college student, you also embark on your own adventure as a first-time CMU parent.

Like most new college parents, you probably have a lot of questions – and some anxieties, too.

How can you best support your child while giving him or her space to grow and develop? What resources are available when you have questions about finances, academic requirements and social resources?


We're here for you

FYE has a variety of resources for parents, including an e-mail newsletter with helpful tips from experts (including parents who’ve been there) on how to thrive as a parent of a first-year college student. You can sign up here.

If you’re on Twitter, you’ll also want to follow our feed. Click here for regular tweets with more tips and interesting facts about CMU and FYE.

Most importantly, don't forget to encourage your son or daughter to sign up for FYE 101, a course specifically designed to connect them with useful tools and resources for thriving in college.