SUU First Year Experience and Orientation

Parent & Family Orientation

Parent & Family Orientation offers a short orientation during Move-in day, Thursday August 18th. This is an opportunity to learn about the exciting new experiences that await your student as they enter Southern Utah University. Parents and guardians are encouraged, but not required, to attend this exciting day.

By attending Parent & Family Orientation, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the resources available to SUU students and parents

  • Feel more connected to the University

  • Be better prepared to support and empower your student

  • Understand the University's academic expectations

You will be able to participate in the New Student Induction as your student participates in the “Carter Carillon Bell Tradition”. You won’t want to miss this! August 18th @ 5-6pm

Parent & Family Programs

The Parent & Family Orientations sessions will be held two times on Thursday August 18th:

  • 10:00- 10:50am in the SSSC Starlight Room

  • 3:00-3:50pm in the SSSC Starlight Room

Info Sessions

You will have the chance to attend other info sessions with your student from 9:00am-4:00pm

Most services and colleges on campus will host an info session so you will get a feel for student life.

Parent & Family Services

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Debbie Staples

Debbie Staples
Parent and Family Services Coordinator
Office: Sharwan Smith Center, Suite 201
Phone: 435-865-8752
Fax: 435-865-8393