For Parents & Families

Current Poll

Additional comments and questions should be sent to Dawn Bruner at urparents@rochester.edu.

September

In times of stress, how do you show support to your student?


Previous Polls

August

In your opinion, in which area does your student need the most support in developing?

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    13%

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    9%

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    20%

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    39%

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    6%

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    2%

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    3%

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    8%

Learn more about Career Competencies at The Gwen M. Greene Center. Students can schedule 1:1 appointments with advisors.

  • The Gwen M. Greene Center

  • July

    What is your approach in discussing the topic of alcohol and other drugs with your student?

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      97%

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      0%

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      0%

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      0%

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      3%

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      0%

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      0%


    June

    During the spring semester, on what topic regarding your student did you personally contact the University of Rochester?

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      40%

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      0%

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      20%

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      0%

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      0%

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      0%

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      0%

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      0%

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      0%

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      0%

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      20%

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      20%


    May

    When you have questions or concerns, what is your primary method of communication with the University of Rochester?

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      37%

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      21%

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      0%

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      2%

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      2%

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      29%

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      10%


    April

    What topic is most difficult for you to discuss with your student?

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      13%

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      11%

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      13%

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      7%

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      4%

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      27%

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      2%

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      13%

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      1%

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      8%

    Responses indicated that sex is the most difficult topic for families to discuss with students. The following resources are offered to help you have more productive discussions with students on the topic:

  • Sex Ed Rescue
  • Ted Radio Hour: How Should We Talk To Our Kids About Sex?
  • Love Is Respect