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    14 06-19 dos 101 see blue u 14 06-19 dos 101 see blue u Presentation Transcript

    • DOS 101: Introduction to the Dean of Students Office and Student Success
    • The Dean of Students Office  Student Conduct  Community of Concern  Disability Resource Center  Fraternity & Sorority Affairs  New Student & Parent Programs  Off-Campus Student Services  Student Involvement  Substance Education & Responsibility
    • Pop Quiz: Employer Survey Ability to: • Work in a team • Make decisions and solve problems • Plan, organize, and prioritize work • Communicate verbally with people inside and outside the organization • Obtain and process data • Influence others www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2014/04/16/the-college-degrees-and-skills-employers-most-want/
    • June and July
    • June and July • Getting ready • Setting up a new living space • Some fear and anxiety • Time for goal-setting conversations • What resources does your student anticipate needing?
    • Disability Resource Center • Provides reasonable classroom modifications and testing accommodations • Physical disabilities, learning and psychological disorders, ADHD, chronic health conditions • Temporary disabilities or illnesses • Jake Karnes, Director • Room 2 Alumni Gym (next to Student Center, across the street from Kennedy’s Wildcat Den) • (859) 257-2754 • www.uky.edu/DRC
    • Why take UK 101? • Learn how to succeed in college • Small class setting • 1 credit hour • Students who take UK 101 are more likely to become sophomores. Topics include: • Study strategies • Time management • Library skills • Campus resources • Wellness • Academic expectations
    • UK Parent Association • Open to all parents, guardians, grandparents, and family members • Annual membership: $35 (less than $3 a month!) • Career membership: $125 • Join today!
    • Membership Benefits • Insider’s Guide handbook • Cat Chat e-mails • Family Weekend perks • Member Discount Program • Parent Advisory Council • Tote bag of goodies – Special offer only good while you are on campus today!
    • Support for All Families • Family Weekend: October 10 – 12 • Website: www.uky.edu/parents • Facebook: www.facebook.com/UKparents • Twitter: twitter.com/UKparents • Support from Parent Association staff • Email • Phone • Facebook
    • Contact the Parent Association Nancy Stephens Parent & Family Ambassadors 567 Patterson Office Tower 859-257-6597 parents@lsv.uky.edu www.uky.edu/parents
    • AlcoholEdu and Haven • Important dates • Monday, July 14 – Site goes active • Monday, August 18 – Deadline for Part One • Monday, October 20 – Deadline for Part Two • Students who do not complete these programs by the designated deadlines will have an academic hold placed on their accounts. • Students will receive an email with more information – they need to regularly check their UK email!
    • August
    • August • Homesickness • New living situation • Responsibility • Forming new relationships • Maintaining old relationships • New academic environment
    • Counseling Center 201 Frazee Hall 859-257-8701 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Phone consultations Walk-in assessments 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/Counseling
    • Nearly 250 events designed to help students successfully transition to UK:  August 22 – 30, 2014  Second step in orientation process  Activities for parents and families on August 22 and 23  K Teams  More information coming in early August  KWeek@lsv.uky.edu www.uky.edu/KWeek K Book New Student Handbook • Written by students for students • Received a copy at check-in • Addresses student experience both in and out of the classroom • Used in many sections of UK 101 as a textbook www.uky.edu/KBook
    • Getting Involved
    • September
    • September • Time management • Balancing academic and social • Encourage use of campus resources • Encourage staying on campus • Make plans to attend Family Weekend in October
    • Substance Education and Responsibility Annual averages for college students between 18 and 24 in the U.S.: • 2.8 million report driving while intoxicated (DWI) • 1,825 unintentional alcohol-related deaths • 690,000 students are assaulted by another student who has been drinking • 97,000 reported victims of sexual assault and rape • 599,000 unintentional injuries • Estimated 27% of college dropouts are because of alcohol • Between 1.2% and 1.5% report attempted suicide within past year due to alcohol or drug use - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013
    • • Promote safe and responsible behaviors pertaining to alcohol, drugs and mental wellness. • Encourage peers with problems to seek assistance from campus resources. • Serve as educational resources and role models for youth in the greater Lexington community through school and community programs. • Interested? Have your son or daughter contact Drew.Smith02@uky.edu or visit www.uky.edu/substance. Student Wellness Ambassadors
    • • Alcohol policy is currently under review. • Illegal drugs are prohibited on campus property. • The use of tobacco products is prohibited on campus property. • Suggestions for prescription drugs: • Purchase a lock-box for certain drugs. • Remind your students that selling, trading or giving away prescription drugs is trafficking and is illegal. Substance Policies
    • Drew Smith, Director 565 Patterson Office Tower (859) 257-9687 www.uky.edu/Substance Drew.Smith02@uky.edu Contact Us
    • October
    • October • Increasing academic stress • Encourage use of academic resources • Midterm exams and final drop deadline • Office hours • Meet with academic advisor
    • Common Reading Experience • Complete the required reading and assignment this summer • Participate in a small group discussion during K Week • Attend events throughout the school year, including the author visit in October
    • Common Reading Experience Q = Quote L = Life Lesson C = Character www.uky.edu/CommonReading
    • October 10 – 12, 2014 Schedule of events includes: • Friday check-in • Family Weekend tent party • Keeneland • UK football game • Lunch at Spindletop • Athletic and cultural events • Exploring Lexington • Much more! Family Weekend
    • Pop Quiz: Important Dates • AlcoholEdu Part One August 18 • Move-in August 22 • K Week August 22 – 30 • Family Weekend October 10 – 12
    • November
    • November • Increasing academic pressure • Procrastination • Looming deadlines • Stress • Encourage good personal wellness • Students need to take responsibility and ask for help
    • December
    • December • Stress of final exams • Returning home for break • Discuss expectations for break • Communicate about break plans and holidays • Encourage stress-reducing activities
    • Final Exams and Stress Relief Final Exams Schedule www.uky.edu/Registrar/finals.htm
    • What are six things you and your student need to take care of between now and the start of the fall semester?  Complete AlcoholEdu and Haven  Read A Long Way Gone and complete QLC assignment  Read the K Book  Get ready for move-in!  IMPORTANT!! – Check UK email  Have important goal-setting conversations Course Evaluation Final Exam
    • Questions & Answers