Sending your child off to college is a momentous occasion for students and parents alike. Here are some tips to make the transition easier:
It's ok to let go - be confident in your children and the decisions they make. Give them the chance to be the responsible adults you taught them to be.
Give your child space. Call them once a week or every two weeks to see how they are adjusting to college life.
You are the parent, but allow your child to learn on their own - let them self-discover.
Clearly communicate your expectations to your child.
Teach your child about the importance of financial responsibility.
No matter what, we will always need you mom and dad. Thank you for being there for us.
The best answer we can give is "maybe." We recommend that parents contact the health insurance company to inform them that their student will be attending the University of Kentucky and inquire about any coverage issues.
Students need to have their own insurance card and bring it with them to facilitate quick pre-certifications for referral appointments, emergency room visits and treatment not provided by University Health Service.
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Here are some helpful items to send with your child while they are at college.
These can give a medical provider in case your child needs to be treated for any reason.
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