Master the Melt Down

Be Prepared For the “Meltdown” Phone Call It’s three weeks into your college freshman’s first semester and you get the phone call.   Your phone rings at 2:00 a.m. and your student is in total meltdown mode.  He hates school, is … Continued


Empty Nest?

This is for all you parents out there who are experiencing an “empty nest.”  You know, all (or some) of your kids have moved out and onto a college career, leaving your life without basketball games, dance recitals, and homework to … Continued


6 Save-worthy Phone Numbers

6 Phone Numbers for a Student Cell Phone: 1. Home: Student should call home on a regular basis, but more importantly, someone else will be able to reach you in case of an emergency. 2. Marshall University Police Department:    (304) 696-4357 … Continued


WOW! Welcome to Marshall!

What is WOW? Week of Welcome (WOW) gives your student an opportunity to get acquainted with the MU campus before the upperclassmen return.   Students will get introduced to their major field of study, meet other students in their academic college, … Continued


Making the Most of Move-In Day

August is here and your student will be making their debut at the residence halls on the MU campus before you know it!  Below are some tips and recommendations for a successful move-in day. Move-In Day Arrives Be prompt.  Marshall Univeristy Housing and … Continued