Family Orientation

Family Orientation Days

At D'Youville we realize that the pressures of college can be as great for the parents and families as they are for the student. As a parent of a college student, we know you have questions of your own and we encourage you to come and get the answers. Family Orientation Days are the perfect opportunity to do this. 

Family Orientation Days are scheduled on the first full-day during your child's two-day orientation session. It's a day-long program designed to introduce you to the college and its resources. Unlike New Student Orientation, Family Orientation is not mandatory but we encourage all parents and families to attend.

Although we suggest that you attend the same session as your student, it is not necessary. You can attend any of the three sessions scheduled for this summer. Find out  where to stay when visiting Buffalo .

Upcoming 2014 Family Orientation Dates

  • Monday, June 30
    Check-in starts at 8:30am
    Program begins promptly at 9am
  • Thursday, July 10
    Check-in starts at 8:30am
    Program begins promptly at 9am
  • Monday, July 14
    Check-in starts at 8:30am
    Program begins promptly at 9am

How to Register

A printed invitation for you to attend family orientation will be included with your student(s) invitation. Only after you receive the invitation, simply fill out the family/parent section and return the card to us or contact the Connections Office via email or phone to reserve your spot. Reservations are required .

Questions?

Contact the Connections Office, your information and resource center. We also coordinate student orientations, the D'Youville Freshman Experience and the Freshmen Mentor Program.

Phone (716) 829-7766 or email connections@dyc.edu.

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Contact Us

Connections Office
Jeffrey Platt, Associate VP, Student Affairs
Campus location: BFAC 101
Office Hours Mon-Thurs., 8:30 AM to 7 PM; Fri., 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Phone: (716) 829-7766
Email: connections@dyc.edu

Resources

  • Connections

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  • Internet Access

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  • Map & Directions

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  • Campus Dining

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