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At the College of New Jersey, we understand that parents and family members are a crucial component of student success and development. With that, we are dedicated to providing tools and resources to empower parents and family members throughout their journey with their students. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions you may have.

Susie Orecchio, MA, NCC
Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs

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  • February 28, 2018

    Check out the February 2018 Parent & Family Newsletter! Inside includes the latest updates from the School of the Arts and Communication along with information about some of TCNJ's Signature Experiences. You can also find details about Spring break closing and other important dates and deadlines!

  • January 22, 2018

    Please enjoy the December 2017 Parent & Family Newsletter, where you can find information about how to help your student prepare for final exams and the latest updates from the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science. You can also find information about winter closing and housing for next year!

  • August 22, 2017

    Explore the August issue of our Parent & Family Newsletter to learn about tips for a stress-free move in, Health & Wellness resources, recommendations for medication management, upcoming deadlines, significant events and more!

  • May 16, 2017

    Be sure to read the May issue of our quarterly Parent & Family newsletter, which includes highlights from the student-faculty seminar, along with updates from the School of Science & School of Business. Summer closing information and a TCNJ student summer bucket list are included to prepare for summer break!

  • May 9, 2017

    The TCNJ Guide to 2017 Commencement Planning includes the Commencement schedule and other important information to help plan your visit to celebrate this special occasion!

  • May 9, 2017

    Class of 2017 parents and family members: Check out our Commencement Newsletter where you will find a link to the TCNJ Commencement website and information for Severe Weather procedures.

  • March 20, 2017

    Take a peek at the March issue of our Parent & Family Newsletter to read about career preparedness, recent Bonner Scholar volunteer trips and updates on the new STEM building. You will also find Spring Break closing information, important dates and deadlines and much more!

  • December 14, 2016

    Check out our December issue of our quarterly Parent & Family Newsletter! Inside, you'll find updates from Fraternity and Sorority Life along with tips for discussing the stress of finals and transitioning home for the holiday season with your student. You will also find winter closing information, important dates and deadlines, and much more!

  • August 24, 2016

    Take a look at the August issue of our quarterly Parent & Family Newsletter! Inside, you'll find information on Health & Wellness resources on campus, tips for a stress free move in, instructions from the Office of Student Accounts, important dates and deadlines, and much more!

  • May 6, 2016

    Check out the May issue of our quarterly Parent & Family Newsletter! Inside, you’ll find summer reading recommendations, academic school happenings, important dates and deadlines, and much more!

  • April 20, 2016

    Our Commencement 2016 Newsletter is full of information for Class of 2016 parents and families regarding their student's big day. Inside, you'll find a link to TCNJ's official Commencement planning guide, details on area hotels and restaurants, and more!

  • April 8, 2016

    Welcome, parents and family of the Class of 2020! We are excited to join you in this exciting phase in your students' lives. This website is a great resource for info on your students' college experience. To get you started, here for some articles on dealing with the sometimes difficult transition from high school to college.

  • July 29, 2015

    Various articles with information and guidance regarding the college transition process for parents and family members.

  • September 23, 2014

    Parents and family members are welcome to attend all or parts of our two-day jam-packed program that coincides with the annual Community Fest!