Help Your Student

Welcome to the IUPUI community and congratulations on your student’s acceptance. The first year of college can be exciting and challenging for both students and parents. We are hoping the information provided on this website will provide you with the tools necessary to help your student succeed. Here are some tips on what to expect in the first college year as you and your student move through the transition.

Calendar of Possible Stressors and Issues
Differences Between High School and College Helping Your Student Succeed in College

Additional Resources:
Benefits of Getting Involved – Your student benefits when you are involved and supportive to them. Learn why.
College Parents of America – A national association that provides important resource information to parents. Services, special discounts, and newsletters are available to members.
FAFSA – Learn more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
FERPA Guide – Learn about the rights you and your student have regarding the retrieval of educational records.
How to Get Involved on Campus – Learn the hundreds of ways you can get involved at IUPUI
Personal Budget Worksheet – Need help getting started on budget creation for your student? Use this template and adjust as needed to start today.
Security on Campus – An organization geared specifically to the prevention of campus violence and other crimes. Links provide information about resources, crime statistics, and up-to-date federal legislation.
Trip to College – A step by step guide through the college planning process at every age.

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