Resources

Academic

It's important for your student to access all of the academic resources available to them to stay ahead academically.  Encourage them to meet with their advisor a minimum of twice per semester.  Below are some helpful resources for your student:

Records and Registration

Tuition Rates and Dates

Academic Success Center

Academic Advising

Academic Calendar

Ask-a-Librarian

WSU Bookstore

Transfer Students

The Transfer Student Success Center (TSSC) is the gateway to obtaining the help you need to complete your degree at Wayne State University.

International Students

WSU has close to 3,000 international students and scholars from across the globe. Our international students and scholars are part of the WSU Warrior family! The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) at Wayne State University are here to support and enhance your educational, cultural and social experiences. OISS collaborates with colleges, departments and the community to create and maintain an inclusive, global campus.

Housing & Residential Life

Housing & Residential Life

Housing Information for Parents

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

FERPA protects the privacy of student educational records. Under FERPA, parents cannot inspect their student's records (e.g. grades, financial aid, records, etc.) Parents who wish to access their student's record must have their student sign a written consent form authorizing their release.

FERPA Form

FERPA Brochure

FERPA Information

Campus Resources

Student Service Center

Financial Aid

Career Services

Parking

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Student Disability Services

Mort Harris Fitness Center

University Events Calendar

Guides & Handbooks

Parents Guide to Admission

Parent Handbook from the Advising Center 

Parent Orientation Presentation

Articles

Students Challenge 'Helicopter Parent' Stereotypes
Hoover, Eric. The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 2008
The Parent Project: What Parents Want from the College Experience
Turrentine, Cathryn. NASPA Journal, Fall 2000.
Goodbye 101
Stepp, Laura. Washington Post, September 2002.

Websites

College Parents of America
Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
What Parents Need to Know About College Drinking
Checklist for College Dorm - First Year of College