Stay Connected

Resource list for parents to stay connected including recommendations such as Moms in Prayer, Parent E-news, Resources for Parenting College Student and prayer requests.
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Parent E-news

The Office of Parent Relations sends a monthly e-newsletter to all parents who have signed up to receive the e-mail. If you are not currently receiving the E-news and would like to begin, sign up today.

Resources for Parenting College Students

Compiled by Sarah Butler, Parent Council


Don't Tell Me What To Do: Just Send Money, by Johnson & Schelhas-Miller

Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Son, and Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter, by Courtney

The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up, by Hofer & Moore

I’ll Miss You Too: The Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students, by Woodacre & Carey 

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Coburn & Treeger

You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years, by Savage 

Prayer Requests

Need prayer? Feel free to e-mail at any time. We will add you to our prayer list, and our staff members will personally take time to lift your request up to the Lord.

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    First Year Resources

    Parent resources for their first year student at University of Northwestern including ideas for before classes begin, the first month, and the end of the semester.

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    Parent Council

    The Parent Council is a group of parents of current students who pray for and act on behalf of the students and the college and engage in supportive activities at University of Northwestern.

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    Moms In Prayer

    LORD, teach us to pray. Luke 11:1. Moms In Prayer International impacts children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray. Our vision is that every school in the world would be...

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    Student Care Packages

    Send your student a little love from home with a care package delivered to them during December final exams.

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