June Parent E-Newsletter

Brought to you by the Parent and Family Connections Office


Student Advocate Office

Applications for 2013-14 Parent Plus loans are available online. We encourage you to take advantage of this valuable financial resource.

As your student prepares for Fall 2013, keep in mind the Financial Check-In deadline was Tuesday, June 4. If this deadline was not met, a late fee will be assessed to your student’s account and they could also lose their class schedule and/or housing. Complete this process today to take advantage of the best available payment plan.

To reach the Student Advocate Office call (434) 582-7200 and have your student’s Liberty ID number and FERPA PIN number ready. You can also email us at studentadvocate@liberty.edu. Please visit us in DeMoss Hall, Room 2247 if you are in town. We are open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. EST and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Career Center

Relaxation, sun, and fun — these are just a few things students look forward to every summer. This downtime is also a great opportunity to further prepare them for the future. That’s where we come in

The Career Center offers your student the opportunity to meet with prospective employers at various career fairs each semester. Each fair allows students to have one-on-one conversations with representatives from a variety of companies.

There are several ways that your student should prepare for a career fair and we are open for online and residential student services all summer long. We can help students build their résumés, practice an elevator pitch, and even research potential employers over the summer.

We plan to kick off fall with seven industry-specific career fairs. Check the virtual career center online, give us a call, or stop by for more information. The Career Center is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in DeMoss Hall, Room 1007. Your student can also email careers@liberty.edu or call us at (434) 592-4109. Let us help them plan for their future.



Selah Yearbook

The school year has come to a close. Give your student or graduate the gift of reliving their college memories by purchasing the Selah Yearbook for only $25. The yearbook includes all the happenings from this year and a list of all graduates and their degree. Purchase your copy today and the book will be shipped directly to your home, free of charge, at the beginning of July!




Professional Advising:
As your student looks forward to fall, remember:
• Freshmen and sophomores are required to meet with an assigned professional advisor by major.
• Juniors and seniors are required to meet with a faculty advisor in their academic department.
• First semester transfer students (freshmen through seniors) are required to meet with a professional advisor in CASAS. 

Advising focuses on helping students develop critical thinking skills while they work to achieve their spiritual, academic, and professional goals.  

Disability Academic Support:
The Office of Disability Academic Support (ODAS) coordinates academic accommodations for university students who have documented disabilities. Your student’s disability documentation should be faxed to (434) 582-2297. For more information, please email disability@liberty.edu.




Parent and Family Connections

Fall Family Weekend is coming up on Nov. 1-3. Registration will open the end of the summer, so mark your calendars. There will be fun events for the whole family — you don’t want to miss it!

For announcements, articles, and important information, find us on Facebook or visit our website.



Important Dates

June 4 – Financial Check-In deadline
June 14 – Summer Orientation
June 28 – Summer Orientation


What Parents Are Saying

“Liberty has so many great opportunities; it has a fabulous campus. [Students] have every opportunity that you’d find at a secular university, only better because there is a spiritual aspect to it… At this great time in their lives, they’re making their lifetime friends; my college friends are my lifetime friends. They’re meeting their spouses, and it’s so very important to give them the best opportunity that they can have, even if it’s sending them a little bit farther away than you want.”