College is a big change and transition for students as well as parents. Each year, and even each semester, your student will grow and change. The resources and suggestions on this website are here to assist parents and family members with common concerns that may occur.
As a service to students, the Dean of Students Office can provide notification to instructors when students have been/will be absent from class(es) for three or more consecutive days and are unable to notify their instructors.
Alcohol and drug use can impact students' academic success. Parents and family members should have a conversation with their student about expectations for usage of alcohol and drugs.
Learn more about all the counseling services available to your student on the Illinois State University campus.
Most people have felt homesick at some time in their lives. Beginning a new life at school creates both excitement and anxiety about the move, handling school, and making new friends. For some the adjustment happens fairly quickly but for many its a painful journey that may last a few weeks and may involve homesickness. Learn about the ways you can help your student deal with homesickness.
Illinois State University expects its students to act as responsible members and citizens within both the campus and local community. In the event a situation arises in which the Code of Student Conduct is broken, Community Rights & Responsibilities, a unit of the Dean of Students Office, administers the student disciplinary process for Illinois State University.
If an emergency situation should arise, there are multiple resources at your student's disposal. Illinois State University recognizes that incidents affecting students will occur and that these incidents can have a significant effect on individual students, their families, and the university community.