Information for Parents
What to Expect
In order to have a successful and meaningful college experience, students must accept full responsibility for their personal and academic growth. Parents and advisers together can act as role models to support and encourage students. With this support, the college years provide a safe environment for students to realize their autonomy by making their own decisions and plans that help them emerge from college as capable adults.
Students should understand University policies and procedures for registration, financial aid and billing procedures. The following chart provides critical information related to this. Students should consult their adviser or appropriate University office with questions.
Students are responsible for developing their personal and academic growth. This outline provides a framework for getting started and staying on track.
FERPA - Student Privacy
The University of Minnesota guarantees students the right to privacy under Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Academic records and conversations between students and their advisers cannot be shared with parents without written consent by the student. Open communication between the student and their parents is encouraged.
Student Information Release Authorization Form
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Frequently Asked Questions