Helping you help your student succeed.
Parents have many questions. We help provide answers. Check out our list of frequently asked questions for answers to common parent inquiries. Also, we invite you to review the information we've collected for the parents of students who at various stages in their academic path.
How can you learn more about Binghamton University? Start with Undergraduate Admissions, where you'll find our academic offerings, learn about the academic and social life on campus, and connect with us.
You -- and your son or daughter -- have a lot to think about as you navigate the many decisions to be made about college. If you don't find what you need on our pages, contact Undergraduate Admissions at 607-777-2171 or via our online form.
Freshman or transfer
Students new to Binghamton University have a lot to learn -- and not just in the classroom -- but so do their parents. here are some links that you can follow for information that applies to new students:
As our students make their way through their second year at Binghamton University, they already have a lot figured out. But there's still much to learn and pay attention to. Like deciding what to major in if they don't already know, or thinking about combining their bachelor's degree with a master's to save time and money. For information to help your son or daughter better navigate sophomore year, check out these pages:
- Declaring a major/minor, or dual degree
- Fast tracked/combined/accelerated degrees
- Internships/summer job opportunities
You're the parent of a junior and by now have a good handle on what to expect as he or she joins the upper class at Binghamton University. Just as in high school, the junior year is a key one as your son or daughter starts planning for a career or graduate school. To help jumpstart that process, we've pulled together a few links to pages that contain information of specific interest to juniors:
- Study-abroad programs
- Career Development Center (job locator, interview skills, resume)
- Public Speaking Skills Lab
You're almost there! Before you know it, Commencement will be here and your son or daughter will be graduating and heading out into the world to start a career or continue on to graduate school. But there are still decisions to be made, and more work to be done until that happens. To make senior year a smooth one for you and our seniors, we've created a list of links to take you to information geared toward students who are nearing the end of their undergraduate careers: