Parents of CoHS Students
Welcome! This page is here to give you a little extra information about what is happening in your student's academic career. Though they are away from home, we know that our students still look to you as a valuable resource in their lives. Even though the situation is drastically different from high school, you can still play a key role in your student's success.
The main way that you can help your students is to be there to listen to their concerns and to ask them pointed, relevant questions. This page exists to provide you with information to understand what is going on at Texas Tech University and at the College of Human Sciences so that you will have a better idea of what your student is experiencing.
On the left hand side of the page you will find a series of links to a variety of Student Services offices on campus. Pay special attention to the Parent and Family Relations website along with the Dean of Students webpage. They will offer even more information and resources to assist you. I would also encourage you to check out the calendar link which will offer the academic calendar for the university along with a list of relevant questions to ask your student in a given month.
If you are on Facebook or Twitter, we invite you to become a fan of us or follow us. If you are ever in town, do not hesitate to drop by 154 Human Sciences and see me. And if you ever have any questions or need anything at all, do not hesitate to contact me at 806-742-3031 or at Jeffrey.Taylor@ttu.edu.
Thank you for giving us in the College of Human Sciences the honor of working with your student. With their hard work and your support, they have a bright future indeed.
Questions to ask your student in the Fall
- How is living on campus or commuting?
- How are your instructors?
- Which instructors do you like or dislike at this point?
- How are you using a planner or keeping organized?
- If you're working, how flexible is it?
- What are the add/drop dates for this semester?
- What are your grades in each of your classes?
- What are you doing to get ready for mid-terms?
- How did you mid-terms exams go?
- Have you spoken to your instructors during their office hours?
- Have you been checking and responding your university e-mail every day?
- How are you keeping up with your finances?
- What classes are you considering taking next semester?
- Have you talked with your academic advisor about next semester?
- Do you have holds on your account?
- What are your grades in each of your classes before you leave for Spring Break?
- What classes have you enrolled in for next semester?
- When is your last final exam?