Parents and Families

Parents and Families

As your student begins an exciting new chapter at Adelphi, we’re here to help parents and families make a smooth and easy transition.

Parents and families are an important part of the Adelphi Community.

Whether your student has been attending Adelphi for one or more semesters, is getting started at Adelphi as a first college experience, or is transferring from another institution, all parents and guardians want to be informed.

Parent & Family Orientation Schedule

All schedules are subject to change please check this site and your emails regularly for any updates.

Time Activity Location
10:00 am – 5:00 pm First-Year Student Move-In
Drop off your resident student to their new home away from home!
Residence Halls
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Parent & Family Hospitality Tent
Stop by for directions, answers to any questions, and to pick up a free gift!
Residence Hall Quad
11:00 am – 6:00 pm Off-Campus Shuttles
Panther Shuttles to Target, Roosevelt Field Mall, and 7th Street
Shuttle pick-up in front of Post Hall
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Parent & Family Block Party
Join your students for a BBQ to celebrate the start of their Panther Journey.
Residence Hall Quad
Time Activity Location
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Open Office Hours: Academic Services and Retention
Academic Advisors are available to answer questions.
Nexus Building, Room 145
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Open Office Hours: Public Safety
An opportunity for your student to get their parking permit or student ID.Note: There will be several opportunities throughout the weekend to obtain permits and student ID.
Levermore Hall, Room 113
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Open Office Hours: Student Financial Services
Get your financial aid questions answered
Levermore Hall, Lower Level
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Open Office Hours: Bookstore
Pick up some Adelphi swag!
University Center, First Floor
11:00 am – 1:30 pm Welcome Weekend Job and Internship Fair
The Center for Career and Professional Development invites your student to meet with representatives from partner companies, organizations, and university departments to explore on- and off-campus jobs and internship opportunities! 
University Center, Rooms 115 & 116-119
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Parent and Family Orientation Check-In

Campus Tours

 

Flag Pole Lawn (rain location CRS Lobby)
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Jumu’ah Prayer
Join Chaplain Abdin Chande for Jum’ah Prayer.

 

Interfaith Chapel, University Center
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Self Care for Parents: Tips Managing the Transition
This is a time of adjustment—not just for your student, but you too! Hear tips for managing the transition from the staff of the Student Counseling Center.
University Center, Room 213
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Self Care for Parents: Tips Managing the Transition
This is a time of adjustment—not just for your student, but you too! Hear tips for managing the transition from the staff of the Student Counseling Center.
University Center, Room 213
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Parent & Family Association Information Session
Meet your Parent and Family Association representatives and learn what perks and benefits you receive from membership in the association!This session repeats three times at 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 2:30 pm.
University Center, Room 215
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Career Information Session
Come hear more about Adelphi’s Center for Career and Professional Development and ways it can support your student’s success!This session repeats three times at 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 2:30 pm.
University Center, Room 214
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Financing College
Meet with representatives from Student Financial Services and get an overview of important financial information.This session repeats three times at 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 2:30 pm.
University Center, Room 211
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Parent Interfaith Blessing
Join staff of the Interfaith Center for a blessing to start the academic year.This session repeats three times at 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 2:30 pm.
Interfaith Chapel, University Center
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Student Access Office Information Session
Hear from representatives of the Student Access Office about the services they provide!
University Center, Rooms 116/117
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Student Advice Panel
Hear directly from students about their experience at Adelphi University and advice on how to best support your Panther during their new journey!
This session repeats twice at 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm.
University Center, Room 113
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Dining Q+A
Learn more about Adelphi’s dining options.
This session repeats twice at 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm.
University Center, Room 114
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Study Abroad Information Session
Learn more about opportunities for your student to experience global opportunities!
This session repeats twice at 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm.
University Center, Rooms 118/119
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Athletics Q&A
Parent of a student-athlete? This session is for you! Come meet with the Athletics Department staff and have any questions you have answered!
University Center, Room 115
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm First in Family Meet and Greet
Is your student the first in your family to attend college? This session is a celebration of this important accomplishment! Meet other parents of first-generation college students and members of the Adelphi staff who were first in their family to attend. 
University Center, Rooms 211/212
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Parent & Family Reception
Parents & families are invited to mix and mingle with university administration, the Parents & Families Association and more. Light refreshments will be served. 
Nexus Building, Adelphi Room

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