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During this time of transition, you may have questions about the roles that families and universities should play in the lives of students. While each student and each situation is different, the following guidelines may provide some insight to make the most of the college experience.
The Role of the Student
At UPIKE, we expect our students to take responsibility for their actions, to put forth their best effort in academic pursuits and to take advantage of the opportunities and resources available to them. We ask our students to be responsible members of the UPIKE community.
The Role of the University
We strive to support our students and provide them with the resources they need to succeed in all aspects of their lives. UPIKE Family Connections disseminates information and assists with the sometimes-challenging role of parenting college students.
The Role of the Family
Families of today’s college students often underestimate their influence. In order to support your student and encourage collegiate success, the following advice may be helpful:
Adapted and reprinted with permission from the University of Kentucky’s Insider’s Guide.