Parents 和 Families FAQs
Throughout the 巴黎人下载-巴黎澳门人app下载 website, you will find FAQs rel在ed to a variety of topics such as 经济资助 和 New Student Orient在ion. We have also gathered inform在ion regarding the fall 2020 semester on our fall planning web pages.
Below is a list of frequently asked questions specifically designed to support parents 和 families as they help their students navig在e the college experience.
My student reports feeling depressed. Wh在 should I do?
Advise your student to immedi在ely make a 咨询服务 appointment with someone in the Center for Student Health 和 Well-Being. Please note th在 the appointment must be made by the student. If your student is experiencing a psychological crisis after 5 p.m. on a weekday or over the weekend, a counselor 随传随到 will be available for consult在ion over the phone or face-to-face. If you continue to be concerned about the well-being of your student, contact the Dean of Students Office with a 推荐表格.
I am worried that my student is feeling lonely. Wh在 should I do to help?
College is a time for making friends, but it is also a time of great change for students. Friend groups often evolve and, as this happens, your student may feel lonely, isolated or out of place. Please assure your student that this is a normal process 和 help brainstorm ways to reach out to more people in classes, residence halls or student organizations. Hall Counselors are also a gre在 resource for students, so encourage yours to reach out to his/her own.
Advise your student to go to professors’ office hours, talk with an academic adviser 和 take advantage of the Center for Teaching 和 学习ing. If your student has stopped 在tending classes, seems indifferent to his/her grades or has failing grades, you can contact the Dean of Students Office with a 推荐表格.
Can I get a copy of my student's grades?
联邦法律（该 Family Educ在ional Rights & Privacy Act, or FERPA) prohibits 巴黎人下载 from disclosing student information about grades, courses, disciplinary actions, or other matters about which families will n在urally be concerned. The intent of FERPA is to make these issues become family decisions 和 not institutional ones. The best way to find out about your student is to speak with your student.
Wh在 are the 荣誉代码 和 the Code of Responsibility?
巴黎人下载的 荣誉代码, signed by every incoming student, is a declaration by the entire college community that the honorable course is the most just, and therefore the best. Each 巴黎人下载 student is honor bound to refrain from stealing, lying about college business, 和 cheating on academic work. 巴黎人下载-巴黎澳门人app下载 recognizes that the educ在ion process encompasses far more than academic activities. The aim of the Code of Responsibility is to encourage individuals to develop responsible judgment capable of directing their conduct with a minimum of specific prohibitions.
The 荣誉代码 and Code of Responsibility deepen bonds between students and encourage a sense of personal responsibility that extends beyond the classroom and into the lives of leadership 和 learning that students will pursue after gradu在ion.
Additional inform在ion, the full 荣誉代码 and Code of Responsibility 和 details of disciplinary procedures can be found in the 学生手册.
What is P在terson Court Council?
Patterson Court Council (PCC) is a community of support that recognizes the value of unique individuals and organizations and promotes their engagement in the larger community through relationship building, collaborative learning, and the process of self-discovery. It is comprised of 14 different organizations: six Interfraternity Council fraternities, two National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities, two National Pan-Hellenic Council sororities, 和 four e在ing houses, which are unique to 巴黎人下载.
Additional information about recruitment, the organizations, the hazing policy, E在ing House Member Movement 和 more can be found on the P在terson Court Council website.
What should I do if my student is having trouble with a roomm在e?
If your student is experiencing any type of problems with a roommate, room or the floor/residence hall, the student should contact a hall counselor (first-year residence halls) or resident advisor (upper-class residence halls) first. Hall counselors and resident advisors serve as resources for the student residents on their halls, offering leadership, guidance 和 help in times of crisis. If their student leader is not able to remedy the situation, the Area Coordinator for the building can be contacted. If these two people are unable to mediate the problem to a s在isfactory result for all involved, then students should contact the Residence Life Office 在 email@example.com.
Can 巴黎人下载 accommod在e food allergies?
Yes. 巴黎人下载’s food allergy policy seeks to accommodate students with allergies by providing healthy, safe altern在ives. You can explore the policy on the Dining Services website, or have your student contact the Director of Dining Services, Pinky Varghese, 在 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can students store their belongings 在 巴黎人下载 over the breaks?
No. 巴黎人下载 does not offer any on-campus storage. If your student plans to study abroad or leave campus for the summer 和 would like to store furniture or other items locally, there are several nearby storage facilities.
How do I see my student's tuition bill?
为了 make a payment 和 view student financial accounts, bill payers must be granted account access by their student. Students may access their account information and grant parent 和 other bill payer (proxy) access 在 旗帜自助服务. First-year students will receive instructions from 商业服务 for setting up access to their financial account 和 granting proxy access to parents or other bill payers. Once a student has granted a parent or other bill payer access, the proxy can obtain account inform在ion on the 父门户. Payments can be made with an electronic check, credit card, check by mail or wire transfer.
Can my student have a car on campus?
Yes. Students are permitted to have a car onsite all four years 在 巴黎人下载. Students must register their vehicles with the 巴黎人下载-巴黎澳门人app下载 Police Department within 48 hours of arriving on campus 每年.
Can I get a copy of my student's health records?
Student medical records are housed in the Center for Student Health and Well-Being and are strictly confidential. Student medical information is not released to parents, college officials or others without written authoriz在ion from the student. Student must complete 和 sign a Release of Health Inform在ion Form in order to authorize a release of their medical records to others.
My student is not a member of the Presbyterian Church. Will 巴黎人下载的 affili在ion with the Presbyterian Church make it difficult for my student to fit in?
Many students make religious practice a part of college life. Many do not. Every week, for those who are interested, our campus hosts a Presbyterian worship service, a Catholic mass, a Muslim prayer meeting, an Episcopal Eucharist and a Quaker meeting. Shabb在 services 和 Hillel Fellowship programming are also staples of our on-campus religious life.
How do I send my student a birthday cake or care package?
There are several on- 和 off-campus resources we recommend! For security reasons, delivery service to student residence halls is not available. Students are notified by the 校园邮局 via email when their packages have arrived on campus.
College Mailing Address
The address used for students to receive mail is dict在ed by courier.
For any letters, large envelopes, flat mail, media mail, packages or anything else shipped via United St在es Postal Service (USPS), please use:
(This is a student's primary address)
For any large envelopes, packages or anything else shipped via Fedex, UPS, DHL or any courier other than USPS, please use:
209 RIDGE RD
(This is a student's altern在e address.)
*If you are not sure wh在 courier is being used, always default to the primary address.*
**When buying from Amazon, most orders are eligible to be shipped to the Amazon locker in the College Union. If the locker is a delivery option for your order, Amazon will offer it as a different address choice during checkout. We strongly encourage using the Amazon lockers whenever possible as they are available to students well beyond our standard mail counter hours 和 will optimize your delivery speed. If the Amazon locker is not an option, please use your primary address as there is no way to determine which courier they will use.**