How to Encourage Your Spartan

Ten ways Parents/Families can encourage their Spartan:

  • Encourage them to visit their professor during offie hours
  • Remind them to see their Academic Advisor twice a semester
  • Helo them know and use their campus resources early and often
  • Encourage them to get to know people who are from different places and have different life experiences
  • Encourage your student to engage in experiences such as Study Abroad, Service-learning and Undergraduate Research
  • Help them discover ways to invest in the MSU Community through leadership, involvement and engagement with their peers
  • Remind them to read their MSU Emails
  • Check in on their time management skills and behaviors
  • Ask them what goals they have set for themselves, both by the semester and the academic year
  • Remind them that help seeking behavior is a successful behavior