Family Experience

Learn about engagement and involvement opportunities for families and what to expect as your relationship with your student evolves. Get advice on creating your own ASU experience.

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Create your own experience as an ASU Family member

ASU Family Programs Director Kellyn Johnson joins a pair of Sun Devil family members to explore the many ways families can build their own experience at ASU.

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What to expect when your ASU Sun Devil comes home for the break

For students, the college years are a time of exploration and growing independence. Hear from Sun Devil family members and one of ASU’s Dean of Students to learn what to expect when your young adult returns home for the break.

 

Parenting Through Stress

Hear from an expert ASU panel on the topic of college stress and how you can support your student as a family member. Learn more about the types of stressors students face and how they can affect emerging adults, and get tips on helping your student work through stressful situations.

 

How to support the transition to college —communication with your student

ASU's Dr. Aaron Krasnow chats with an ASU Parent about the transition to college and strategies to communicate with your Sun Devil during the first year.

 

How to prepare your ASU student for going away to college

Get insights from an ASU staff member, a student and a parent of two college-age students on what it’s like when families send their student off to college. This discussion delves into saying goodbye, making sure your students know how to seek out resources on campus, and more.

 

Welcome to the Family: Stay Connected to ASU and Sun Devil Traditions

ASU Sun Devils participate in awesome fall traditions, from painting the "A" and football games to Family Weekend​ and Homecoming​. As members of the ASU family, you have a standing invitation to revel in the spirited traditions that make ASU unique. Learn more about taking part in fun Sun Devil traditions.

 

Create your own experience as an ASU Family member

ASU Family Programs Director Kellyn Johnson joins a pair of Sun Devil family members to explore the many ways families can build their own experience at ASU.

 

Coming Home — Connecting With Your Evolving College Student

Join an expert ASU panel as they explore ways for family members to stay connected with their more independent, emerging adult student, and what to expect when they return home to visit for the first time.