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߲ݴý New Families Blog

߲ݴý New Families Blog


by Kara Brant

We cannot wait for your student to join our Prairie Wolf community! If your student will be living on campus, mark your calendars for these dates:


by Karri Ahlschwede and Kim Corner 

We see a strong and meaningful connection between our students’ wellness and their campus engagement. That’s why encouraging students to get involved is one of the most important things we can do to support their health. 

Student organizations

by Derrick Gulley 

It’s a question college students get asked again and again. While some have eager answers, some don’t have everything figured out just yet. And that’s perfectly fine—even advantageous. College is about exploring possibilities. 

Parking tags and IDs

by the Office of Student Life 

We hope your student is progressing through ߲ݴý’s enrollment steps as they get ready for the fall semester. There are a few important tasks to complete—including submitting a photo for their student ID and completing the parking tag request form. 

New Student Orientation

by Erin Hoffman and Derrick Gulley, Jr. 

New Student Orientation (NSO) lays the foundation for your student’s smooth transition into college. These events (offered in-person on Friday, June 7, and virtually on Monday, June 10) provide important information and help students and families establish connections for the fall 2024 semester and beyond. 


by Meghan Winchell 

The Archway Seminar (AWS) will prepare your student for new academic challenges. It’s their first-semester course on succeeding in college. 

Dates to Remember: 

August 19 
International student arrivals 

August 21 
Move-in Day 

August 21-25 
Prairie Wolves Welcome 

August 26 
First day of classes