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Parent Newsletter

March Awareness

Seasonal Student Issues

There’s a seasonal ebb and flow when it comes to student issues. Here are a few things your student may be experiencing this winter:


  • Hidden conflicts between roommates and friends begin to arise
  • Drug and alcohol use may increase
  • Low energy levels and restlessness
  • Changing or deciding on a major
  • Mid-semester slump and sickness
  • Mid-term anxiety
  • Pledging begins for Greek organizations
  • Making plans for next year—housing, classes and financial aid
  • Seniors thinking about graduation
  • Excite-ment or depression about Spring Break plan