Jump to Header Jump to Main Content Jump to Footer Parents & Supporters Supporting students How to support a your student if they are struggling with: Course content, studying, or academic performance: Encourage them to speak with their instructor for the course. Ask if they are utilizing REACH for tutoring or other academic support services. Recommend they attend ENGRain Time management, transitioning to college, or having a general concern and isn’t sure where to go? Encourage them to speak with their academic counselor. Recommend they attend ENGRain Recommend they review their syllabus for each class to determine quiz and test dates, deadlines, and other important information for class. Ask if they have reviewed any helpful resources through REACH such as their tips & tools or academic coaching program. Offer any personal strategies you might have as well! Getting connected with peers and others on campus: Encourage them to look at Speed School and UofL organizations they might be interested in joining. Recommend they speak with their academic counselor. Students can locate and schedule an appointment with their advisor through CardSmart. Suggest they form a study group with their peers in class. Stress and mental health: Encourage them to schedule a counseling appointment ( counseling appointments book up fast, so be sure to recommend this as soon as possible). If your student is in need of a medical professional, please refer them to Campus Health Services. Recommend they review the resources available through the Health Promotions office such as stress resiliency, flash naps, mindfulness, nutrition, and more. Financial concerns: Course planning and registration: Review registration dates and deadlines with your student Encourage them to schedule their required and/or additional appointments with their academic counselor (students are required to meet with their academic counselor every fall and spring semester prior to being able to register). Questions about supporting your student in their first semester at Speed as they transition to college? JOIN US!