Resources for Parents and Families

To be successful while at the University of Miami, students benefit from the guidance and support of various role models, mentors, and others in their lives who have their best interests in mind. As a parent or family member of a student, you have a valuable role in supporting your student's success.

In addition to becoming familiar with the range of well-being programs and services available to students both on and off campus, assembled below are a variety of tips and other resources developed specifically with students' parents and families in mind.

More content will be added to this page over time, so check it often.



Alcohol and Other Drugs

National studies have shown that teens who talked with a family member about alcohol prior to starting college were less likely to engage in risky drinking behaviors. Approaching this important conversation about alcohol and drug use in college can feel daunting. Follow these tips to engage in a successful dialogue with your student.

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