Parenting is one of the toughest jobs there is. Being the parent of a college age child is no easier. To provide a little help, the Parents Association offers the following resources to help you manage the often confounding world of higher education – so you can help your son or daughter make the most of their education and enjoy these years yourself.
At UNF, students are our top priority. The Division of Academic Affairs is, as its names implies, responsible for the quality of the instruction and scholarship. The Division of Student Affairs is responsible for the “incidental learning” or that which takes place outside the classroom, the quality of life and the personal growth of students attending UNF. Please visit the Division of Student Affairs webpage to see what we are doing to support your student – and in the process, support you.
There are several online resources available for students to access information and interactive tools to teach them about building a budget, managing credit wisely, preventing identity theft, the basics of banking and investing and more. Some online resources include:
Bank of America Student Banking and College Planning
The ABC's of Credit Card Finance
Choosing a major and entering the world or work are significant life transitions. Career Services offers hints on how parents can mentor their students. Click here to learn the four phases of career planning.
The Academic Center for Excellence provides study skills workshops, CLAST review workshops, financial literacy workshops, and tutoring. Students can view the tutoring schedule, which is subject to change, at the ACE website.
Financing your child’s education can be complex. Some resources to help navigate the world of financial aid are listed here.
UNF Financial Aid
FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid
The College Board
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