June 2019
 Welcome to Summer!

If you are new to our newsletter, thank you for taking the time out to subscribe. Families, please remember that we are here to provide resources to better connect and support your student here at FAU. Below, you will find this month's updates to guide you in supporting your students.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to either email us or give us a call on our Family helpline.  We hope to hear from you soon!

All the best,
FAU New Student Transitions and Family Engagement 
Family Helpline: 1-888-328-8411
Summer Family Success Conference 

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Family Engagement will be hosting the Summer Family Success Conference (part of How to FAU) from 1- 5:30 p.m. The Family Success Conference is for incoming families interested in learning how to support their college student. As a student begins their collegiate journey, families find that the change from parent to guide/mentor becomes challenging. This program aims to provide additional support to families who are interested in learning how to best assist their college student.
Summer Classes Now A vailable

If your student is not registered for classes, support  your  student by encouraging them to register for Term 3 of this summer semester.  Term 3 c lasses begin on, Saturday, June 22 and the semester ends Tuesday, Aug. 6. Please have your student contact their advisor to ensure the summer session is appropriate for your student.  Advisors are available  to assist your student with any questions  towards their path to  graduation. Make your summer count by registering this summer!
Owldopt a Room Initiative (Adopt -A- Room) 

Educate Tomorrow at FAU is a comprehensive program designed specifically for students who have experienced foster care or homelessness. This month, the program is collecting donations for the "OWLdopt a Room" initiative. Money collected will be utilized to assist students with their independent living essentials for the upcoming summer. All donations provided will ensure our students feel a sense of belonging to FAU. 
 Other Important Dates in June
Here are some events to encourage your students to participate in and dates to keep in mind:  
  • June 10: Last day to withdraw from all courses in the current term.
  • June 17: Last day to withdraw from a course without consequences (Term 2). 
  • June 21: Last day of classes; Semester ends (Term 2). 
  • June 22: Summer Family Success Conference.
  • June 22: Classes Begin (Term 3).
  • June 28: Last day to drop/add courses without consequences (Term 3). 
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