DU Family Experience
Be sure to stay connected and engaged with us by joining our DU Family Experience. This platform provides parents, families, and support systems with access to our DU Family Newsletter, general university information, list of important dates and events, and specialized information related to various communities you opt into.
Join us on Friday, January 5, 2024 for new student and family orientation. New students must register for themselves and their guests, families, and support systems. A full detailed overview can be found on our Discoveries Orientation page.
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable individuals of all abilities to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact us at email@example.com or by telephone at 303-871-6080. If you need information about parking or accessible entrances, please use our Digital Map: https://www.du.edu/site-utilities/maps
Fall Webinar Series
New Student & Family Programs invites you to a series of webinars hosted throughout the fall quarter in partnership with other campus resources for you and your student. Click on the months and topics below to register, watch the recordings, or learn more!
September 28- Supporting Your Student's Mental Health
Join New Student & Family Programs with partners from Health Promotion to learn resources from the Mental Health Tool Kit to support your student's mental health and well-being on campus.
October 26- Coaching Your Students for Using Campus Resources
Join New Student & Family Programs in partnership with Academic Advising and Student Success Coaching to learn more about how to coach your students to utilize campus resources that are available to them.
November 30- How the FAFSA Simplification Act Affects You
Join New Student & Family Programs and the Financial Aid team to learn more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application for the 2024-2025 aid year! The FAFSA Simplification Act was passed by Congress in 2020 and represents a significant overhaul of the processes and systems used to award federal student aid. This includes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, the need analysis that determines federal aid eligibility, changes in terminology, and many policies and procedures for schools that participate in federal student aid programs.
December 21- Candid Conversations: Navigating Tough Topics with Your College Student
Join New Student & Family Programs as we share our expertise on how to have candid conversations and navigating tough topics with your college student. We will share our best practices and then open it up to discussion to allow you to ask questions, share insight, and meet other DU parents and family members.
Thank you, DU Families!
As we reflect back on Move-In and Discoveries Orientation, we want to thank all the parents, families, and support systems that helped welcome the new class of students to University of Denver! We had a wonderful move-in and Discoveries Orientation week!
Did you miss our New Student Convocation & Family Farewell event?! You can now view the full recording of our New Student Convocation and Family Farewell event hosted on Tuesday, September 5th where we welcomed our new class of students to DU! Click the link below to view the recording.
If you have other questions about Family Orientation 2023, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 303-871-6080.
Summer Webinar Series
New Student & Family Programs invites you to a series of webinars hosted throughout the summer in partnership with other campus resources for you and your student.
Welcome to DU: New Student & Family Programs
May 25, 2023 2:00pm MT
Join New Student & Family Programs and campus partners for the official welcome as a new family member to the DU community! We will share resources and provide an overview of the summer timeline for new students.
FERPA for Families – Financial Aid, Billing, Scholarships
June 8, 2023 2:00pm MT
Join New Student & Family Programs and colleagues from the Bursar, Registrar, and Financial Aid office to learn more about FERPA, billing, and scholarships.
Health Insurance, Immunizations, & Wellbeing
June 22, 2023 2:00pm MT
Join New Student & Family programs and colleagues from our Health & Counseling Center to learn more about the Health Insurance and Immunization requirements for new students.
New Student Advising and Registration Webinar
July 10, 2023 6:00pm MT
Join New Student & Family Programs and colleagues from our Academic Advising office to learn more about summer course registration for students and student success support information.
Preparing for Move In & Discoveries Orientation
July 27, 2023 2:00pm MT
Join New Student & Family Programs and colleagues from our Housing and Residential Education team to learn more about how to prepare for Move In. We will also provide an overview of the Discoveries Orientation schedule for your new student.
Involvement & Student Engagement
August 10, 2023 2:00pm MT
Join New Student & Family programs with the Office of Student Engagement to learn more about how your student can get involved on campus through student organizations, fraternity and sorority life, and much more!