We know the transition to college can be difficult. You are not alone. New Student Programs is also committed in assisting new parents and family members to the Triton community. In order to make a smooth transition and to assist your student, we have specific resources and a separate parent and family orientation program.
LEARN about the educational opportunities available to your student.
ENGAGE in an overview of campus life.
DISCUSS timely topics with campus representatives.
SHARE questions and concerns with other family members.
UMSL Parent and Family Virtual Webinar Series
We invite our UMSL parents, family members, and guests to join us in a webinar series to assist your student in transition to the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Our campus is excited to have you apart of this journey, and look forward to connecting with you through these webinar series.
If you are not able to join us during the live presentations, these will be recorded and posted on our website to reference at a later time. We also encourage you to sign up for our monthly Parent and Family Newsletter to stay informed with campus announcements, important dates, campus events, and helpful resources to assist your student with a successful UMSL experience.
Your student will need to register you for these webinar series which is their Triton Portal login information. (hint: It is their email and password that they used when applying to UMSL).
Presenters: Dr. D’Andre Braddix, Associate Vice Provost for the Division of Student Affairs, Officer Dustin Smith, Mrs. Megan Green Simonds, Director of New Student Programs will lead this session and be available to address any questions.
Presenters: Dr. Natissia Small, Assistant Provost for Access and Academic Support
We will provide tips and tricks for helping students navigate their path in college to prepare for success in their path to a career. Get a glimpse of the opportunities available both inside and outside the classroom to develop and hone their personal, professional, and leadership skills.
Presenter: Teresa Balestreri, Director of Career Services
Join us for a virtual presentation to learn more about the upcoming Fall semester, safety precautions surrounding COVID-19, and how to help your student prepare for their first UMSL semester. The following departments will be present to provide updates and time for Q&A. Associate Dean of Students in Division of Student Affairs, New Student Programs, Residential Life and Housing, Academic Affairs, and Student Involvement.
For any questions, please contact the Office of New Student Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 314-516-5271.