Dear Bengal Parent or Friend,
I’m delighted to have this opportunity to welcome you and your family to Idaho State University and the Bengal Parent and Family Network.
We know the vital role parents and family members play in the lives of students. We acknowledge the sacrifices you have made--and the emotional adjustment it takes--to send your student to that new home-away-from-home. We truly believe your student will have their best Bengal experience if we are partners.
When students come to college, they often experience challenges that may overwhelm or confuse them as they make new friends, adjust to new academic and behavioral expectations, and encounter periods of growth, self-reflection, and independence. By partnering with parents and family members, we are able to offer a unique, student-centered experience as students progress through the ISU and ultimately move on to productive personal and professional lives. While we hope the Bengal Parent & Family Network will be a valuable resource for you and your student--one that helps you adjust to change in your student’s life, provide a source of comfort and support, and make you aware of the services available to your students as they are immersed in the Bengal experience--it’s only the beginning of our connection with you.
One of the best ways to stay informed is through our
Bengal Parent and Family Network
The site includes information, newsletters, and other news that will help you stay abreast of what’s happening here on campus.
Additionally, we encourage you to visit campus often. Attend athletic and arts events. Participate in Family Weekend. Make Idaho State University your home-away-from-home as well.
Once again, thank you for choosing Idaho State University. We look forward to working with you to give your student a truly memorable Bengal experience.
Vice President for Student Affairs