College Parents of America

College Parents of America was created to become a one-stop shop of information and guidance for parents – from the time they begin preparing for their children to go to college, through the complex admissions process, until their college graduation.

The Boomerang Effect:  Moving Home After Graduation

CSU's Drugs, Alcohol, and You - Parents Guide

The above link contains a few resources to help parents/family members with the important issues of alcohol and other drug use.

Transition Year:  Parent Edition

Resources to support your student's emotional health in college. 

A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen
Kaye McGary, c 2001

Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller, c 2000

Emerging Adulthood:  The Winding Road from Late Teens through the Twenties
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, c 2004

How to Help Your Teenager Find the Right Career
Charles Shield, c 1995

Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger, c 2003 - 4th Edition

Transitions: Making Sense of Life Changes                                                     William Bridges c 2004

When Kids Go to College: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships
Barbara Newman and Philip Newman, c 2002

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent's Survival Guide
Carol Barkin, c 1999 Avon

When Your Kids Go To College
Salvi Lucantoni and Michael Hunt, c 2002

You're on Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
Marjorie Savage, c 2003 Fireside

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The Parthenon

A guide for parents and families of students interested in Greek Life at Colorado State University.