Resources for Parents and Families


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FERPA - FERPA stands for "Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974" also known as "The Buckley Amendment." FERPA is the United States federal law that protects student records privacy review and disclosure rights. FERPA places certain restrictions on the kinds of information about students that can be shared without explicit permission from the student.

Academic Policy - Students ultimately are responsible for knowing and fulfilling all University, college, and major requirements for graduation. Students should use their degree audit, Catalog, and other resources for information.

Student Conduct - University students are expected to uphold appropriate standards of behavior, respect the rights and privileges of others, and conduct themselves in accordance with all federal, state and local laws, and Board of Governors and University regulations, and policies.

Recommended Readings - These readings will help you effectively communicate with your student and help you through the transition of your student going to college. 

TransitionYear - A website dedicated to guiding you through the transition of your student going to college.

JED Foundation - A website designed to give you the tools you need to understand and support your student during their college experience.

Argo Family Lunch and Learn Webinar Series
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Check out the full list of webinar topics for this semester here! Please be sure to open all seminar recordings in a google chrome web browser.

The Argo Family Lunch and Learn Webinar Series is a platform for UWF parents and families to learn more about resources and services offered to UWF students. Parents and family members will have the opportunity to interact with UWF faculty and staff in a family-centered environment.

Upcoming Webinars
Stay tuned for Fall 2017 Webinar Schedule!

Webinar Recordings
Please use google chrome to view recordings


The Family Assistance Line is just for you!

Have questions or concerns but not sure where to turn? We are here to answer all questions and address any concerns you may have. The Family Assistance Line is available Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You can reach us at (850) 474-3481 or family@uwf.edu. We look forward to speaking with you!

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