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Parent Orientation Program

family program

  

Congratulations on your student's acceptance to Kutztown University. To aid in the adjustment to this new phase, we invite you to attend the optional Parent Orientation Program. This program prepares parents for the personal adjustments that come with sending a child to college and the transitions your student will experience at Kutztown University. Your support of your student's education is critical to their success. This Kutztown CONNECTIONS orientation website contains links to help you and your student understand and navigate the university.

     This optional, one-day summer orientation program is held 15 times in June. The dates are: June 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26, August 20.  The family program is held completely independent of the student program. You are not limited to choosing the same date as your student, and may choose the date that best fits your schedule.  How to register for Family/Parent Orientation Program. Need help? Call the CONNECTIONS Orientation Office at 610-683-4088.  

Attendance and Fees

    Attendance to the parent/family orientation requires a $25 non-refundable fee per person. This cost covers program materials. Families can register online beginning February 14, 2014 through the student's MyKU account. Parents who have registered will receive an email with check-in information to the email address on file. Due to the topics covered, the program is intended for a mature audience. Space limitations only permit two parents/guardians per student. On-site registration is limited and may not be available. Advance registration is strongly encouraged.

Special Accommodations for Orientation

     If you require special arrangements to accommodate a disability, physical challenge, or dietary concern, arrangements must be made at least two weeks in advance of the program date by contacting the CONNECTIONS Orientation Office by phone or email:

(610) 683-4088 - connections@kutztown.edu.

Additional Information and Helpful Links

What to expect at Parent Orientation
     At Parent Orientation, you will receive helpful information on the many services provided by Kutztown University for students along with a general overview of our processes including tuition payment, financial aid, course registration and advisement to name a few. Faculty will be on hand to review degree requirements and assist in providing an overview of programs, degree expectations and requirements. Listed below are some helpful guides and links to additional resources which can be beneficial during this transition. Read a copy of this year's freshmen orientation book.