Information for Parents of
Annual Moms Weekend
Our Annual Moms Weekend takes place in the spring. Visit our Web site closer to the event for more information.
Annual Dads Weekend
Our Annual Dads Weekend takes place in the fall. Visit our Web site closer to the event for more information.
Being away from home for the first time
Get information on dealing with homesickness here.
The “Freshman 15”
Read about nutrition and avoiding unwanted weight gain in the college environment.
Important academic deadlines
Click here to view Academic Deadlines for each semester.
Pledging a Fraternity/Sorority
The Fraternity and Sorority Affairs Web site has information about Greek life on campus.
Finding a job
Check out the virtual job board for employment opportunities for your student.
Getting involved on Campus
Student Affairs provides many opportunities to get involved in leadership and volunteer opportunities!
Residence Hall living:
Roommate survival guide
Learn how living in the Residence Halls could be a great experience for your student!
Learning about student resources:
- McKinley Health Center
- Counseling Center
- The Career Center - It's never too early for students to meet with a Career Counselor!
- Campus Safety
- Office of Volunteer Programs
- Illini Union Board
- University Student Financial Services & Cashier Operations
Money management while in college
The Office of Student Financial Aid offers helpful resources on Money Management.