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Parent and Family Resources

Sending a child to college is a transition for you too

We are excited that you, as parents and family members, are part of the FGCU family, and we look forward to partnering with you as you assist your student during this important part of his/her life. Our goal is to provide you with the resources, insight, and helpful information you need to best support you and your student. 

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Recommended Readings


Letting Go
A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
by Karen Levin Coburn, Madge Lawrence Treeger
When Your Kid Goes to College
A Parents' Survival Guide
by Carol Barkin
You're on Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me)
Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
by Marjorie Savage


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Parent and Family Programs

223 McTarnaghan Hall
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

(239) 590-7875