Information for First-Year Parents

Welcome, Parents and Families of First-Year and Transfer Students!

We know that the journey to college can come with many questions. That's why we've gathered all the resources you'll need in one place.

Resources for First-Year Parents

We're counting down the days until we welcome you home to St. Lawrence! Here you'll find important dates, deadlines, and items to check off your summer "to-do" list. 

Learn About Dates and Deadlines

Students and families are welcome to join us via Zoom on Sundays from 7-8 p.m. (EST) to meet the fabulous folks at St. Lawrence. Drop in when you can and let us answer questions and help you start to make important connections!

Learn More About Sunday Night Campfires

Beginning in late June, newsletters with key information, resources, and deadline reminders are sent out to help families prepare for their St. Lawrence experience. Keep an eye on your inbox and new postings will be saved here as well.

Incoming students must add family/supporters contact information through the Communications Plus form in their application status page

Get connected with fellow members of the St. Lawrence community on social media. Follow St. Lawrence University on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see post-event photos, stories, and other coverage!

Laurentian Weekend is St. Lawrence's very own version of homecoming and family weekend. From athletic competitions to art gallery exhibitions, food trucks to tailgates gatherings, and guided hikes to concerts, there's something for everyone during this weekend-long celebration. 

Learn About Laurentian Weekend

As your student explores their academic passions, interests, and life at St. Lawrence, we’re here to connect you with the information and resources needed to guide and support their success for the next four years and beyond. 

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