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Parenting the college generation today is a complicated mix of understanding your unique child, showing support, and knowing when to step forward and when to step back. Use the resources on this page to help guide you as a parent and family member of a college student today.


Who is Generation Z?

Check out this video and the Further Reading section for powerful insights into your Gen Z college student.  

"I am paying their college bills so I have the right to know!"

Many parents struggle with the lack of academic and health-related information that is shared with them once their child is in college. Click on the chart below to learn about the two federal laws that dictate what can be shared. Most importantly, establish an open path of communication with your college-aged child to keep information flowing.

This is an image of an infographic comparing FERPA and HIPAA.
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