NWU New Families Blog

A resource for families of NWU incoming students

Wesleyan Wednesdays: Resources for Parents and Families

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For parents and families, the time is now to get familiar with the resources available to your student. Students often reach out to family first when they’re struggling.

Supporting Your Student’s Wellness

To provide the best possible health support, we require each student to submit a confidential medical history form and documentation that they are in compliance with the university’s vaccination requirements.

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Prairie Wolves Bookstore: Your One-stop Shop

The Prairie Wolves Bookstore has them covered with all the tools they’ll need for success in the classroom and beyond, including new, used and digital books, as well as a robust textbook rental program and a price matching program.

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Prairie Wolves Welcome: August 18-22

Prairie Wolves Welcome is designed to answer those anxious questions. It runs from Wednesday, August 18 through Sunday, August 22. All students are required to attend, whether they’re living on or off campus.

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Things to Know Ahead of Your Student’s Advising Session

Your student will soon have their summer advising meeting with an academic advisor. This summer advisor will work with your student to craft a first-semester schedule.

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COVID-19 and the Fall Semester

Local public health conditions vary widely from community to community, with some areas continuing to see high levels of community spread. While we sincerely hope that everyone in your family stays healthy, we know each of us will always have some risk for COVID-19 infection.

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