How to stay connected with your college student

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – The fall semester is in full swing and Lisa Ortiz of Ferris State University stopped by to share some tips with parents about how they can stay connected with their students while they get acclimated to their new lives away from home.

Some of the tips she offered were:

  • Encourage your student to get involved on-campus
  • Get connected yourself through a parent newsletter or list serve
  • Help your student find resources, but don’t find answers for them
  • Allow them to self-advocate

>>> Learn more in the video above!

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