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Our Parents section is designed to help you support your student while they are in residence.  If you’d like regular e-mail updates on residence activities and important dates, please be sure to subscribe to our “Campus Connection” newsletter. We also invite you to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions.

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Transition Tips for Parents

Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR)

Queen’s Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR) is a one-day program designed to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Information sessions, as well as opportunities to connect with upper-year students, faculty and staff, will prepare student for new academic expectations, address their questions, and introduce them to on-campus resources and support services. Soar is running on July 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12 for Arts & Science students, and July 17, 18, 19 and 21 for Commerce, Engineering and Nursing students (July 21 for Engineering only). Have your student Register Now! Space is limited!

Visit the SOAR webpage for all the details.

Moving In
We’ve got information about August move-in day, what to bring and how to get here!
Download our Move-In Guide 2014
Attend our Move-In Day Parent Information Sessions!
Check out our handy Shopping Map for those last minute items!

Want more?
Read about the transition to Queen’s at the Queen’s Parent website
Visit the Queen’s Event Calendar to find out what’s happening on campus
Here are Resources for Parents and Guardians of Students
Check out Queen’s Today: Fall 2013

Health Services
Read about the resources offered by Health, Counselling, and Disability Services.