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Family Orientation

Orientation for Family & Friends...

Understanding Your New Role

Parent's Orientation


Going to college is a tremendous experience for any student. But, at OLHCC we recognize it can also be a challenging time for the family and friends of the new student, especially for parents! That's why we have designed a special family orientation session for those who serve in a supporting role to new students.

Family orientation is for anyone who contributes to the support system for the college student. This can be the mother, father, sibling, other relatives, or a friend. Your new student will need plenty of support as they begin the emotional, academic, and financial responsibilities of going to college.

In your session, we will cover a variety of topics from FERPA (the Federal Educational Rights & Privacy Act), financing education, how to keep your student motivated, balancing your new role in your student's  life, and more. In our Q&A session, you will have the chance to ask questions and get the answers you need to feel more confident in helping your student stay in college, excel, and ultimately graduate!

For more on what Orientation & Registration Day will entail for your student, please click on the appropriate link to the left. Congratulations, and welcome to the OLHCC community!