Click the links to see the recordings of our various Sprog sessions:

  • Shaping Your SU Experience (Dr. Jennifer Leach, Advising & Retention) - video slides

This session provides an academic overview for new Pirates and their families. Topics include: Paideia, degree requirements, academic advising, how to be successful at SU, FERPA, and Parent/Family Support.

  • Transition Tips for Your Pirate Family (Grace Josey Pyka, Alumni & Parent Relations) - video 

This session covers the essentials for New Pirates and their families. Topics include: staying connected to Southwestern, housing, meal plans, academic support, health services, campus safety, and student life.

  • Healthy Minds & Bodies - video

    Staff from the Counseling and Health Center share all the details on keeping your Pirate in tip top shape through the rigors of being a college student.
  • Business Office & Financial Aid (James Gaeta, Financial Aid & Brenda Thompson, Business Office) - video slides

This session covers the ins and outs of financial aid and billing. Topics include: accessing information online, parent access to student information, billing, payment policies, and insurance.

  • Panel with Professors - video

Faculty will answer questions about curriculum, majors/minors, and high impact experiences available through their departments.

  • Current Parent Panel - video

Hear from parents about the changing dynamic as a parent of an emerging adult, and how to navigate this transition as a family.