Information for Parents

Parent Resources

  1. When Your Kid Goes to College by Carol Barkin
  2. You're on your own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Helen E. Johnson
  3. Been There, Should've Done That II: More Tips for Making the Most of College by Suzette Tyler
  4. She's Leaving Home- Letting Go As a Daughter Goes to College by Connie Jones
  5. Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understand the College Years, Fifth Edition by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger
  6. Give Them Wings by Carol Kuykendall
  7. Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College by Andrea Van Steerhouse
  8. How to Survive and Thrive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown by Jeanette C. Lauer
  9. Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College by Patricia Pasick
  10. Becoming a Wise Parent for Your Grown Child: How to Give Love and Support Without Meddling by Betty Frain & Eileen M. Clegg
  11. I'll Miss You too: An Off-to College Guide for Parents and Students by Margo E. Woodacre Bane & Stephanie Bane


  1. College parents of America
  2. National Resource Center for First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
  3. The U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
  4. Parents, Families and Friend of Lesbians and Gays
  5. Guide for Parents of Students with Disabilities (University of Texas at Arlington)