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Support your Student’s Self-care, Resiliency, and Well-being

College is a time of significant growth and change for young adults, and one way parents and family members can support their student is to encourage healthy habits and discuss overall well-being. Unrealistic depictions of college often glamorize and normalize negative health habits including: all-nighters, increased stress, high-risk drinking, and…

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A group of students relax and study on Bascom Hill in autumn.


Important Reminders: October

No-Cost Flu Shots

Student Food and Financial Resources

No-Cost Bus Passes

Key Dates and Deadlines

Calendar for Badger Families

Download an electronic copy of our calendar for Badger families.  It includes important dates, month-by-month transitions, and campus information.

Badger Family Handbook

Download an electronic copy of the Badger Family Handbook. You’ll find information on key campus resources that support student success.

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