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Parent and Family Connections Program

Mission Statement

Rowan University Office of Parent and Family Connections Program provides comprehensive resources and programs for parents that are designed to enhance their understanding of the university experience, support student success, and promote an appropriate role for parents and family members within the university community.

Goal

Through university-wide collaboration, the Parent and Family Connections Program endeavors to support parents in fostering their student’s growth and development within the context of the overall mission of both the Division of Student Life and the University.

The Parent and Family Connections Program strives to:

  • Create a welcoming and inclusive environment that appreciates diversity
  • Promote the inclusion of parents and families as partners in programs and events that assist with the transition to the university, enhance student retention, and supports the University and the Division of Student Life's goals for student learning and development
  • Communicate regularly with parents and family members through responses to inquiries, email, newsletters, and the parents and family website
  • Serve as an avenue of communication and information for parents of prospective students
  • Affirm the important role parents and family members play in the educational lives of their students and empower their student to take responsibility for becoming a civically engaged individual

Office Location

The Parent and Family Connections Program is located in Suite 203 of Savitz Hall. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.

Parent & Family Connections Office Brochure

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Common Reading Program

Parents and family members are invited to join first-year students this fall in participating in the RU Reading Together: Common Reading Program 2015-2016, Common Reading Program. This year's common reading book
is Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash.

Staff

Julie A. Peterson, Director
Student Enrichment and Family Connections Program
Peterson@rowan.edu