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Parents and Families of Western Students

Supporting a student who is part of the Western community is a family endeavour! We know that it is a big step to join us, and we have collected some useful information and supports for you here.

If you are a parent or family member of an incoming student, you can also review all the digital supports and resources we have collected to help your student navigate their first-year transition so that they can thrive whether you're on-campus, or at a distance.

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WELCOME TO WESTERN

Everything you ever wanted and needed to know about the Western community.

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SUMMER ACADEMIC ORIENTATION (SAO)

Find out how to stay informed and help your new student get all their questions answered.

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SUPPORTING ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Prepare yourself to support your students' academic success with these resources.

STUDENT SUPPORT & CASE MANAGEMENT

This team supports students as they navigate resources and making informed decisions during complicated times.

HAVING CAREER CONVERSATIONS

It’s never too early to think about the future. Here are some suggestions about how to help your student identify career goals.

CAMPUS SAFETY

Learn about Western's “Safe Campus Community” approach that protects the personal safety of your student.