Parent & Family Orientation 2022

About

Each semester, the American University of Paris welcomes parents and families of incoming students to discover the University and campus life through AUP Parent and Family Orientation. Through a series of virtual and in-person events, our faculty and staff will guide you through important topics and welcome you into our global community. 

Registration is required for all events. Please read on for the full schedule of events.

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Virtual Events: Schedule

Zoom links will be sent to registered guests ahead of time. Events will be recorded and shared via email.

Thursday, August 11 - Campus Life and Safety

Time: 6-7 pm CEST / 12-1 pm EST / 9-10 am PST

Join Join Vice President and Dean of Student Services Marc Montheard, Dean of Student Development Kevin Fore, and Parent Relations Manager Dana Callaghan P'22 & P'25 for an overview on campus life, safety on and off campus, and how to prepare your student for life in Paris. 

Tuesday, August 16 - AUP Curriculum: Making the Most of Your Time at AUP (for parents and families of visiting/partner students)

Time: 6-7 pm CEST / 12-1 pm EST / 9-10 am PST

Join Vice President Tim Rogers, Parent Relations Manager Dana Callaghan P'22 & P'25, and Academic Advisor Vester Smith for an overview of the AUP curriculum for visiting and partner students. 

Thursday, August 18  -  The AUP Curriculum: 21st Century Pathways (for parents and families of degree-seeking students)

Time: 6-7 pm CEST / 12-1 pm EST / 9-10 am PST

Join Director of Advising, Careers and Experiential Learning Director Darcee Caron, and Associate Dean for Academic Administration Christine Tomasek to learn how AUP provides an innovative, integrated, experiential learning experience that will propel students to meaningful careers.

Tuesday, August 23  -  Landing Day & Orientation Overview

Time: 6-7 pm CEST / 12-1 pm EST / 9-10 am PST

Join Parent Relations Manager Dana Callaghan P ‘22 & P‘25, Residential Life Manager Jennifer Larsen, and Student Development Helpdesk Coordinator Yann Louis, and an AUP student advisor for a practical session on what students can expect upon arrival in Paris and during orientation week. We will cover the airport shuttle, checking into housing, an overview of the student orientation week and how to support your student as they take their next step in Paris.

Events in Paris: Schedule

Monday, August 29  -  Parent and Family Welcome #1 (for parents and families of degree-seeking students)

2-3:30 pm

Join President Sonya Stephens, Provost William Fisher, Vice President Tim Rogers and Parent Relations Manager Dana Callaghan P'22 & P'25 at the American Church in Paris.

Monday, August 29  -  New AUP Parent and Family Cocktail

6-8 pm

Parents and families are invited to an evening of drinks and hors d'oeuvres at City Les Jardins de Saint Dominique. 

Tuesday, August 30  -  Parent and Family Welcome #2 (for parents and families of visiting and partner students)

11 am -12:30 pm

Join President Sonya Stephens, Provost William Fisher, Vice President Tim Rogers and Parent Relations Manager Dana Callaghan P'22 & P'25 at the American Church in Paris.

Activities Around Paris

During the in-person portion of Parent and Family Orientation, guests will have the opportunity to attend special events, hosted by AUP's partners. These events often include tours, cooking classes and more!