Information for Parents & Supporters

Congratulations! If you are reading this, chances are someone you know is preparing to embark on a new and exciting stage of life – their university journey. The transition to university can be an exhilarating and anxious time for first-year students. As a supporter, you play a critical role in helping your student adjust to a new environment and increased freedom and responsibility. Simultaneously, you will guaranteed have a range of emotion yourself- from pride and excitement, to worry.

The Parent and Supporter Guide 2023 explores some typical changes and challenges while providing tips on how best to support your student as they begin their Saint Mary's experience.

Please remember there are many people on campus to help answer any question you may have. Do not hesitate to contact us!