Welcome Families!

We are delighted to welcome you to the IUPUI Jaguar Family! The years of your student’s college career will be rewarding, challenging, and memorable. As parents, family members, and supporters we realize you will walk alongside them during these years that will change their lives. We recognize you may have questions about the journey your student is embarking on at IUPUI, and we are here to help.

 

Spring 2021 Programming: Family Chats 

Making Connections with Faculty - Thursday, Feb. 25 at 5:30pm

Learn ways your student can engage with their instructors/faculty this semester and provide support as needed when issues arise. The format for this session will be Q&A. A recording of this session can be found here

Panelists will include:

  • Colonel (ret) Michael Yard, Senior Lecturer of Biology / Course Director of Human Anatomy
  • Emily Beckman, Assistant Professor for Medical Humanities and Health Students / Director of the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program
  • David Sabol, Faculty of Department of English and University College

 

Career Services/Development, Where to Start - Thursday, March 25 at 5:30pm

Learn ways to support your student as they are job/internship searching, creating their resumes, and what resources are available here at IUPUI for your Jaguar. The format for this session will be presentation style with Q&A. A recording of this session can be found here

Panelists will include:

  • Amelia Hurt, Director of Career Services, Fairbanks School of Public Health
  • Missy Cooper, Senior Career Consultant: Enterprise, Policy, & Planning Cluster/Arts, Humanities, & Human Sciences
  • Olivia Daley, Employer Relations Consultant – Office of Student Employment

Supporting Your Student Through Mental Health - Tuesday, April 13 at 5:30pm

Learn ways to support your student as navigate their mental health and resources available to them at IUPUI.  The format for this session will be presentation style with Q&A. Attendees can provide questions during the registration process. Register here

 Panelists will include: 

  • Yves Ambroise, Assistant Director of Outreach and Community Services, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
  • Danielle Wolfe, Assistant Director Substance Abuse, Health & Wellness Promotions (HWP)

 

Make sure to register for each Family Chat. You'll receive a separate link for each session. Sessions are designed to support and answer questions of our parents, families, and supporters of students. 

 

 

Quarantine and isolation resources

Whether your student is living on or off campus, we’ve created guides that outline a variety of processes related to testing, quarantine, and isolation. You and your student can also learn more about local and on-campus resources.

On-Campus Q/I Guide    Off-Campus Q/I Guide

 

Even though I didn’t know what to expect from my daughter’s college experience, I learned I could still be a support by doing things like sending care packages or just being there to listen.

IUPUI Parent

Division of Student Affairs

Parent and Family Programs

Campus Center, Suite 350
(317) 274-3699

jagfam@iupui.edu