Parent Resources

The question of how your student handles the freedom that college brings raises concerns about many areas of student life. Often high on this list are concerns about the use or misuse of alcohol and/or drugs by your student and their peers. As a parent/guardian, you may wonder what you can do to have meaningful and effective conversations with your student about the choices he/she will face. The resources below will aid you in these discussions.

College Alcohol Policy
Alcohol on Campus: A Message to Parents
College Drinking Prevention



  • Binge: What Your College Student Won’t Tell You, by Barry Seaman
  • Dying to Drink: Confronting Binge Drinking on College Campuses, by Henry Wechsler
  • Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood, by Koren Zailckas