Parent Resources

Even though your student's transition to college involves a lot of change in your family, please rest assured that your student needs your support and encouragement now more than ever. You play a critical role in your student's academic and personal success, and Azusa Pacific University is delighted to partner with you to support your student's college career.

The Office of Parent and Family Engagement

The Office of Parent and Family Engagement helps the parents and families of APU students adjust to college life, and encourages them to get involved in the APU community.

Helpful Resources for First-Generation Students and Their Families Before College

Readings for First Generation College Students and Their Families

The following books may also serve as helpful resources for first generation college students regarding the academic demands of college. These books offer helpful strategies for academic and personal success.

There are also a number of titles by first generation college students about their experiences in college. These books can be helpful and encouraging to your students.