Family & Supports

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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.

Campus Connection newsletter

Transition Tips for Parents

Moving In

We’ve got information about September move-in day, what to bring and how to get here!

Family Information Sessions!
Move-In Day – September 1

Grant Hall – 11am
Jean Royce Hall, C140 (West Campus) – 1pm
Grant Hall – 3pm

Learn how to support your student’s transition to university life, connect with key service providers, and get all your questions answered about:

  • AMS Health & Dental Plan
  • Meal Plans
  • Academic Accommodations
  • Financial Awards
  • Athletics & Recreation Programs
  • Tuition & Fee Payments
  • Student Wellness Services
  • Residence
  • Cultural Supports

Be sure to visit our Resource Tables anytime throughout the day! Free coffee and water!

Want more?

Read about the transition to Queen’s at the Queen’s Parent website. 

Learn about tuition, exams and other details on the Registrar’s Parent and Guardian page.

Next Steps is a monthly guide for parents and students

Visit Hospitality Services to learn more about meal plans, dining halls, allergies and Qgifts.

Visit the Queen’s Event Calendar to find out what’s happening on campus.

 

daughter-and-mother-outside-watts-hall-cropStudent Wellness Services

Read about the resources offered by Student Wellness Services.

Your Best You Self-help Workbook Series was developed by counsellors at Health, Counselling and Disability Services, specifically for Queen’s Students. All three books are self-directed, so students do not have to talk with a counsellor first. The workbooks are available for free online here.

Student Health 101 is an interactive online magazine intended to engage students in living healthfully and developing skills needed for success during the school year and beyond.  The magazine features stories and videos from students and readers across Canada and addresses issues around mental health and physical well-being as well as things like recipe ideas and exercise tips.  The Student Advocate provides a quick-to-read summary of the articles, designed to help you support your student through the growth and challenges they may be facing.  Queen’s parents can register a personal email address to receive The Student Advocate as well as the full student magazine by visiting http://read101.ca/queensu-pp.html.