Parent Resources

As a parent or guardian of a current Hope student, we want to keep you connected in a healthy and empowering way as your student grows at Hope. Read and use these resources as you experience Hope together with your son or daughter.

Staying Connected

Recommended Reading

  • The iConnected Parent by Barbara Hofer and Abigail Moore
  • Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money by Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
  • Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Coburn and Madge Treeger
  • Bringing Home the Laundry: Effective Parenting for College and Beyond by J. Brody 
  • Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey From Home to College by A. VanSteenhouse
  • Getting Along With Your Almost Adult Kids by L. Davitz and J. Davitz 
  • How to Get the Most Out of College by Nancy Schlossberg and Arthur Chickering
  • Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds by R.J. Light
  • Parenting When Your Child Is An Adult by D.M. Jacobs and R.G. Jacobs
  • Parents' Guide to College Life by R. Raskin
  • The Empty Nest: When Children Leave Home by Shelley Bovey
  • The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting From Senior Year to College Life by L. Kastner and J. Wyatt
  • The Myth of Maturity: What Teenagers Need from Their Parents to Become Adults by Terri Apter
  • When your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide by Carol Barkin
  • You’re On Your Own (But I’m Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Marjorie Savage
Campus Resources

Campus Offices