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  • 1. DOS 101:Introduction to the Dean of StudentsOffice and Student Success
  • 2. The Dean of Students Office Student Conduct Disability Resource Center Fraternity & Sorority Affairs New Student & ParentPrograms Off-Campus StudentServices Student Involvement Substance Education &Responsibility
  • 3. June and JulyJune and July
  • 4. June and July Getting ready Setting up a new living space Some fear and anxiety Time for goal-settingconversations What resources does your studentanticipate needing?
  • 5. Exhibit A
  • 6. Disability Resource Center Provides reasonableclassroom modificationsand testingaccommodations Physical disabilities,learning andpsychological disorders,ADHD, chronic healthconditions Temporary disabilities orillnesses Jake Karnes, Director Room 2 Alumni Gym(next to Student Center,across the street fromKennedy Book Store) (859) 257-2754
  • 7. take UK 101? Learn how to succeed incollege Small class setting 1 credit hour Students who take UK101 are more likely tobecome sophomores.Topics include: Study strategies Time management Library skills Campus resources College life Academic expectations
  • 8. UK Parent Association Open to all parents,guardians,grandparents, andfamily members Annual membership:$35 (less than $3 amonth!) Career membership:$125 Join today!
  • 9. Membership Benefits Insider’s Guide handbook Cat Chat e-mails Family Focus newsletter Family Weekend perks Member Discount Program Parent Advisory Council Tote bag of goodies – Special offer only good whileyou are on campus today!
  • 10. Support for All Families Family Weekend: October 4 – 6 Website: Facebook: Twitter: Pinterest: Gift service Support from Parent Association staff
  • 11. Contact the Parent Association Nancy Stephens Parent & FamilyAmbassadors 567 Patterson OfficeTower (859) 257-6597
  • 12. What is AlcoholEdu? Important dates: Monday, July 15th– Site goes active Monday, August 19th– Deadline for Part One Monday, October 21st– Deadline for Part Two Students who do not complete this program by thedesignated deadlines will have an academic holdplaced on their accounts.
  • 13. AugustAugustNew Student Induction Ceremony – K Week
  • 14. August Homesickness New living situation Responsibility Forming new relationships Maintaining old relationships New academic environment
  • 15. Over 250 events designed tohelp students successfullytransition to UK: August 23 – 31, 2013 Second step in orientationprocess Activities for parents andfamilies on August 23 and 24 K Teams More information coming inearly August BookNew StudentHandbook Written by students for students Handed out at AdvisingConference check-in Addresses student experienceboth in and out of the classroom Used in many sections of UK 101as a
  • 16. Getting Involved
  • 17. SeptemberSeptember
  • 18. September Time management Balancing academic and social Encourage use of campusresources Encourage staying on campus Make plans to attend FamilyWeekend in October
  • 19. Substance Education & Responsibility Annual averages for college students between 18and 24 in the U.S. 2.8 million report to have driven while intoxicated (DWI) 1,700 unintentional alcohol-related deaths 696,000 students are assaulted by another student whohas been drinking 97,000 reported victims of sexual assault and rape Estimated 27% of college dropouts are because of alcohol Nearly 1 in 5 college students meet the criteria for alcoholabuse or dependenceNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2007
  • 20.  Promote safe and responsiblebehaviors as pertaining to alcohol,drugs, and mental wellness. Encourage students with problems toseek assistance from campusresources. Serve as educational resources androle models for youth in the greaterLexington community through schoolsand community programs. Interested? Have your son ordaughter or go Wellness Ambassadors
  • 21.  Use, possession, or being in thepresence of alcohol and illegal drugs isprohibited on campus property. The use of tobacco products isprohibited on campus property. Suggestions for prescription drugs: Purchase a lock-box for certaindrugs. Remind your students that selling,trading, or giving away prescriptiondrugs is trafficking and is illegal.Substance Policies
  • 22.  Drew Smith, Director 565 Patterson Office Tower (859) 257-9687 Drew.Smith02@uky.eduContact Us
  • 23. OctoberOctober
  • 24. October Increasing academicstress Encourage use of academicresources Midterm exams and finaldrop deadline Office hours Meet with academic advisor
  • 25. Common Reading Experience Complete the requiredreading and assignment thissummer Participate in a small groupdiscussion during K Week Attend events throughoutthe school year, includingthe author visit in October
  • 26. Common Reading ExperienceQ = QuoteL = Life LessonC =
  • 27. October 4 – 6, 2013Schedule of events includes: Friday check-in Family party Keeneland Spindletop Sunday brunch Athletic and cultural events Exploring Lexington Much more!Family Weekend
  • 28. Pop Quiz: Important Dates AlcoholEdu Part One August 19 Move-in August 23 K Week August 23 – 31 Family Weekend October 4 – 6
  • 29. NovemberNovember
  • 30. November Increasing academic pressure Procrastination Looming deadlines Stress Encourage good personal wellness Students need to take responsibilityand ask for help
  • 31. DecemberDecember
  • 32. December Stress of final exams Returning home for break Discuss expectations for break Communicate about break plansand holidays Encourage stress-reducingactivities
  • 33. Final Exams and Stress ReliefFinal Exams
  • 34.  What are six things you and your student need to takecare of between now and the start of the fall semester? Complete AlcoholEdu Read Where Am I Wearing? and complete QLC assignment Read the K Book Get ready for move in! – Friday, August 23, 2013 IMPORTANT!! – Check UK email Have important goal-setting conversations Course EvaluationFinal Exam
  • 35. Questions& Answers