Parent Connections Program
The day will include continental breakfast and a light lunch.
Parent Fair Participants
- Commuter Assistance Resource Services
- Career Development Services
- Honors College Office
- Public Safety
- Health Services
- Learning/Connections Communities
- Athletic Department
- Gourmet Dining Services “Healthy Living on
Welcome & Introduction
Parenting College Students
Parent Workshops (Multiple sessions throughout the day):
- BURSARS OFFICE & FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
At the Financial Aid and Bursar session, you will learn how to access your son or daughter’s bill as well as become
familiar with the available payment plans. Financial Aid will review the types of aid available to pay down your bill and
the critical deadlines to receive the maximum in aid.
- OFFICE OF RESIDENCE LIFE: "Living on Campus and the New Warren Street Village"
This workshop will be directed towards current families with
students living on campus as well as families considering campus housing for the future. We will share the highlights of
the Warren Street Village that features the Dorman Residential College Residence and Greek Organization housing.
- CENTER FOR ACADEMIC AND PERSONAL ENRICHMENT (CAPE)
This session will provide an overview of factors related to student success focusing primarily on motivation, discipline,
and problem solving skills. This session will also provide a brief overview of the academic resources available on
- CENTER FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS
This workshop will discuss some of the various concerns that your student may be experiencing while adjusting to
college life at NJIT, and will offer suggestions and resources to assist them with their transition to college.
- CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Parents know the effort it takes for their child to succeed academically. At the end of four years, the reward is a hard-
earned, well deserved bachelor’s degree. Wouldn’t you like to know that your new graduate will be prepared for the
job search and ready to begin a career, in addition to acquiring that new degree? Please join us for an information
session for parents and guardians so that you will be familiar with the array of services and programs provided by Career
- CENTER FOR COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES: “Parent Roles in Helping with Stress and Personal Growth”
The college years are a time for tremendous growth for
students as well as their parents. However, they also can be quite stressful for both. In this workshop we will discuss the
stressors that students often experience, coping strategies for parents and tips for helping your child deal with the stress of