Gator Parent and Family Association Family Preview Family Reception Family Weekend Family Chats

UF’s online Family Chat program is a great way to stay connected and informed! Join other UF family members and campus representatives for themed bi-monthly chat sessions. These live online sessions are designed to answer your specific questions and promote discussion about UF and common transition concerns you or your UF student may experience. Great discussion groups and answers to your questions are just a click away. Make sure to mark your calendar for upcoming chats.

Click here for the transcripts from this semester's chats!

Upcoming Chat Topics:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Topic: Helping your students stay motivated is not always easy. Learn and discuss ways to help support your student during their academic experience.


Tuesday, April 7, 2015    *Please note the date change for this chat.  The previous date was Thursday, April 9, 2015.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Topic: Wrapping up the semester and preparing for finals.  We’ll answer your questions regarding finals, moving out of the residence halls, and preparing for summer break.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Topic: Summertime Success.  Whether your student will remain in Gainesville for the summer or embark on an internship or summer job experience, come discuss how to keep students engaged and take advantage of their summer.


Miss a Family Chat? Interested in what UF Family Members have been chatting about? Then check out past Family Chat Conversations.

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