The Compass - Find Your Direction

Parents can make a big difference

Academic Enrichment Opportunities

http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/service/experience/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/international_education/
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/oswego_reading_initiative/
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/service/community_service/index.html

Academic Policies
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/registrar/acad_policies.html

Adjustment to College and Readjustment to Home Culture
http://www.lc.iastate.edu/appendixa.pdf

Awards and Scholarships
http://www.oswego.edu/giving/scholarships

Campus News
http://www.oswego.edu/news/calendar/week.php?catid=2
http://www.oswego.edu/news/rss/
http://www.oswego.edu/news/
http://www.oswego.edu/about/webcam/

Campus Safety
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/judicial/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/police/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/police/annrep/reports.html

College Grades
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/resource-current-academics-myths.html

College Parents of America
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/index.html

Communication with Your Student
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/resource-current-campus-survey.html

Concerns about College
http://www.knowhow2go.org/index.php?categoryid=53
http://www.tntech.edu/parents/college_vs_hs.html

Credit Cards
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/college-success/9139.html

Developmental Concerns
http://gustavus.edu/parents/months.php
http://campus.udayton.edu/~cc/Parents/developmental_concerns.htm#students
http://www.canisius.edu/counseling/parents.asp#pleasures

Experiences: What to Expect by Class Standing
http://gustavus.edu/parents/firstyears.php
http://gustavus.edu/parents/sophomores.php
http://gustavus.edu/parents/juniors.php
http://gustavus.edu/parents/seniors.php

Financial Aid and Scholarships
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/financial/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/auxiliary_services/
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/financial/scholarships/merit.html
http://www.oswego.edu/giving/scholarships/

How to Help Support Your Student
http://www.wartburg.edu/parents/help.pdf
http://www.mu.edu/parents/parenting.shtml
http://www.iona.edu/studentlife/counsel/infoParents.cfm
http://www.tntech.edu/parents/p_orient_support.html

Parents and FERPA
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/resource-current-campus-ferpa.html
http://www.tntech.edu/parents/FERPA.html

Parents of Undeclared Students
http://webspace.ship.edu/aps/parents.html

Scholarships and Awards
http://www.oswego.edu/giving/scholarships/

Skills Employers Want
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/resource-current-planning-skills_that_count.html

Sophomore Slump
http://www.uca.edu/uca/parents/sophomoreslump.html

Student Government/Student Organizations
http://www.oswegosa.org/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/organizations/

Student Services
http://www.oswego.edu/athletics/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/counseling_services/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/disabilities/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/health/lifestyles_center/alcohol_drug_programs/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/residential/fitness_center/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/student/health/walker_health_center/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/campus_life/intramurals/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/support/OLS/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/library/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/police/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/residential/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/student_accounts/
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/support/student_advisement_center/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/success/compass/
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/financial/employment.html
http://www.oswego.edu/cts/services/user_support/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/transfer_services/
http://www.oswego.edu/about/visit/directions/public_transportation/
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/tyler_art_gallery/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/veterans/

Tips for Parents
http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=700&sid=64

Tuition and Fees
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/undergraduate/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/student_accounts/

What to Expect During College
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/parents/expect.asp
http://www.poly.edu/newstudent/_doc/poly_family_guide.pdf