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  • Cheer your student on | Wheaton
    their routine health related concerns and assistance with ongoing medical conditions For health issues that require off campus treatment Student Health Services can arrange for a free shuttle service to local doctors or to specialty health food stores in the case of food sensitive medical conditions Encourage your student to notice his her body s needs for nutrition exercise and rest and to utilize Student Health Services for help with remaining well Encourage your student s involvement with a diversity of people You ve probably heard it many times Wheaton is committed to global learning and ethnic diversity With students from 50 states 42 countries and 55 Christian denominations and with a student body that is 19 American ethnic minority an additional 3 who are resident aliens in the United States and 8 who are students of missionaries MKs or Third Culture Kids TCKs your student is in the middle of opportunities to grow from the experience of peers who are different from themselves Whatever background your student comes from Wheaton s Office of Multicultural Development OMD is a hub of activity and resources for your student s acculturation or growth in diversity Working alongside the OMD the Office of International Student Services also exists to assist international students with immigration responsibilities acculturation and practical logistics Be assured that we offer academic help Wheaton s Academic and Disability Services ADS knows that academic performance does not come equally to all people in all areas The ADS office strives to recognize and develop the God given strengths of each student providing services both for students needing academic assistance and for those managing learning physical or mental health challenges If your student finds him or herself academically struggling encourage him or her to look into the help offered through this office Affirm your student s spiritual growth It s not uncommon for students to both deepen and wrestle with faith during their college years In the life of a student wrestling with faith in community can often be an indication that his her faith is important and a relationship that he she wants to be a part of who they re becoming The campus community of Wheaton is designed to be a safe and supportive place where students can ask questions be stretched and gain depth in their love of Christ If your student wishes for a peer or mentor to talk with about their questions encourage him or her to seek out his her Residence Life staff a trusted faculty member coach or pastor whom they respect The Wheaton Chaplain s office is also a place where students can find someone to pray with them and guide them toward resources In situations of serious illness crisis or loss the Chaplain s office will seek ways to intentionally care for students partnering with other campus departments to attend to student needs Affirm your student s human growth Research shows it can take six to twelve months for new students to adapt to

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  • Keep Informed | Wheaton
    Parent Newsletter Get Involved Attend Events Meet the Parent Council Wheaton College IL Parents Related Links Wheaton in the News Wheaton College Center for Economics Government and Public Policy Wade Center Artist Series ePartnerships is our regular newsletter for parents As a parent you ll automatically receive an email letting you know when the most recent issue is published and you can also read ePartnerships online anytime The Record is our student newspaper news and commentary in our students voice Read this week s headlines on line Tune in to student chapel Student chapel services are live streamed every Monday Wednesday and Friday at 10 30am CST Watch Athletics events Athletics events are live streamed at this link Wheaton is on iTunes University In addition to WETN Wheaton College is proud to present select lectures chapel services and other events via iTunes University Files are either audio or video depending on the available recording method All files on Wheaton s iTunesU page are free to download and use but may not be redistributed without consent of the College Wheaton Magazine tells the stories of our alumni around the world Past issues can be browsed online Wheaton History Are you curious to learn more about the stories behind Blanchard Hall our founding president Jonathan Blanchard or the Billy Graham Center You might enjoy a timeline of Wheaton s history Calendar of Events Wondering about the dates for spring break or when Homecoming is this year These and other schedules can be found on the Calendar of Events Looking for some good books Here are three excellent resources for students and parents recommended by Wheaton s Dean for Student Engagement Dr Steve Ivester Liberal Arts for the Christian Life is a compilation of essays contributed by Wheaton faculty across a wide range of disciplines This is a great book for parents who want to learn more about the theological basis of a Christian liberal arts education and its capacity to shape the habits and virtues of a student s life Thriving at College Alex Chediak Written by an insider to higher education and a parent of a college student this book provides students sound advice about issues like treating college as if it were high school living out of balance living for grades wasting opportunities and embracing faith In the Name of Jesus Henri Nouwen In a stage of life when students are grounding their identity this book sets a strong vision for submitting to the work of Christ through us claiming our irrelevance and avoiding the temptation to be popular Parents and Families Academic Calendar First day of class holiday schedules and mid semester breaks These important planning dates can be found right here More Student Development Wheaton College Student Handbook PDF Download a pdf version of the student handbook More Athletics Website Explore the teams coaches and commitment to excellence that make Wheaton s Athletics Department one of the top ranked schools in Division 3 Athletics More Spiritual Life Chapel

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  • Get Involved | Wheaton
    of Parent Council members through the winter To see if a parent prayer gathering is meeting near you view this year s schedule Refer a student to Wheaton Parents are some of our best recruiters You are personally acquainted with the students around the globe who would love Wheaton and add rich life to its campus Click on our online form to recommend a potential student Mentor a student in your professional field Our Wheaton in Network WiN is an Alumni and Parent Engagement program that allows alumni parents and friends to advise or to mentor students in their professional field Current students are able to contact advisors and mentors and learn from their experiences It s a WiN WiN Give to Wheaton Did you know the gifts of generous alumni parents and friends of Wheaton subsidize the cost of every student s education by 12 500 per year A gift to the Wheaton Fund is just one way your giving can directly impact your student and his or her friends Our online giving portal is also the place to financially contribute to specific programs like the Conservatory Facilities project Athletics and Youth Hostel Ministry Become a Parent Council member The Parent Council works to encourage and facilitate connection to the Wheaton community for new current and prospective Wheaton parents Through meetings with administrators and volunteer service during Parent Orientation and Family Weekend Parent Council members serve as important ambassadors to and from Wheaton College Parents who have a love for fellow parents Wheaton s mission and the activity of volunteer labor are encouraged to write us at Parents wheaton edu We d be glad to share more with you about this opportunity Attend a regional event Regional events are open to all alumni parents and friends of Wheaton College The Alumni and Parent Engagement office works with volunteers to plan a dinner brunch academic lecture concert or some other type of get together in their city Regional events provide time for alumni and parents to fellowship with one another and make new connections with other alumni parents and friends of the College in their area View our events page to see if there s an event happening soon in your region Travel with Wheaton Many people who have traveled with Wheaton say it is an experience they ll never forget a perfect blend of spiritual encouragement relaxation and discovery Traveling with Wheaton offers carefully planned itineraries cultural and historical insights with regional experts daily group devotions and encouragment first class accommodations and camaraderie with like minded travelers Visit our travel pages to browse upcoming destinations and sign up Wheaton College Ways to Give Partner with us in making higher education all that is intended to be Wheaton cultivates leaders who enter the marketplace academia the public sector and communities around the world prepared to serve and engage for Christ and His kingdom More Wheaton in Network Register for WiN WiN provides opportunities for alumni and parents to advise and

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  • Attend Events | Wheaton
    Library Community School of the Arts Conference Services Center for Urban Engagement HoneyRock Humanitarian Disaster Institute Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals Marion E Wade Center Opus The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Home Parent Engagement Attend Events Attend Events Menu Cheer your student on Keep Informed Get Involved Attend Events Family Weekend Parent Orientation Parent Prayer Gatherings Meet the Parent Council Wheaton College IL Parents Related Links Academic Calendar Wheaton Athletics Pray for our staff and students This winter parents across the nation will host Wheaton parent prayer gatherings in their homes We hope you can join us More Commencement Weekend 2016 Parents of graduating seniors mark your calendars for Commencement Weekend May 7 8 2016 Details about the weekend will be mailed to your home in February Meanwhile click here to view video from the many highlights of Commencement weekend 2015 More Attend Parent Orientation New incoming parents mark your calendars for Parent Orientation 2016 August 18 20 Details will be mailed to your home early next summer Meanwhile enjoy a look at these highlights from Orientation Weekend 2015 More Visiting Campus Explore Wheaton s online travel portal for driving directions airport shuttle options and area hotels More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International Students Visit Wheaton Financial Aid Academics The Liberal Arts Departments and Programs Graduate School Global and Experiential Learning Faculty Library and Archives Centers and Institutes Course Catalog

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  • Meet the Parent Council | Wheaton
    English Literature Enjoys talking with parents about Student Orchestra Residence Life and Wheaton s commitment to spiritual life and growth Fun fact Michele loves life in Chicago and is active in small group ministry at two different churches Dabbs Mary Cavin Little Rock AR Student Kate 18 Major Business Economics Enjoy talking with parents about Wheaton Passage service opportunities through the Office of Christian Outreach Fun fact Dabbs Mary first came to know Wheaton while working with HNGR interns through Opportunity International in Kigali Rwanda Kent 85 Cindy Neff Cochrum 85 Northwoods IL Student Caleb 17 Major Physics Secondary Education Enjoy talking with parents about Student leadership opportunities the changing role of parents throughout the college years Fun fact Kent and Cindy met as students in the Wheaton Conservatory Kirt and Carol Eldredge West Des Moines IA Student Will 16 Major Business Economics Enjoy ta lking with parents about Residence Life and Wheaton s Resident Assistant R A training program Fun fact Kirt Carol have served on the Parent Council since the second half of their older daughter Emma s 13 freshman year Jennifer Good 85 Milwaukee WI Student Ellen 17 Major History Enjoys talking with parents about Outdoor education and leadership opportunities at HoneyRock Wheaton s pre med program Fun fact Jennifer s Wheaton undergraduate degree in history ultimately led to a career in internal and palliative medicine Kirk and Ratana Ito Indianapolis IN Student Rebecca 17 Major History HNGR certificate Enjoy talking with parents about Their involvement with Wheaton s international students the value of a liberal arts education at Wheaton Fun fact Kirk serves on the Parent Advisory Council of Indiana s Institute for Quality Education Sharon Jacob Grand Prairie TX Student Morgan 17 Major International Relations Enjoys talking with parents about Professors mentorship of students Wheaton cheerleading Student Government Fun fact Sharon teaches elementary school is active in her church s small group ministry and loves to cook Rick and Becky Lopez Laredo TX Student Christopher 17 Major English Literature Enjoy talking with parents about Passage Men s Glee Club and professors involvement with students Fun fact When they re not cheering on the Wheaton Thunder Rick and Becky are proudly cheering on the Aggies from their alma mater Texax A M They also love the outdoors traveling and having friends over for dinner Jeff and Patty Klepack Mann 82 Wheaton IL Students Kevin 16 and Katie 18 Majors Math Economics Applied Health Science Enjoy talking with parents about Wheaton Passage Wheaton in the Holy Lands Residence Hall life parenting transitions between high school and college Fun fact With their house just a few blocks from campus Jeff and Patty are frequent hosts of students their annual Super Bowl party is a student favorite Kemp 90 and Rosalyn Ferris Otto 90 Winston Salem NC Students Will 17 Anna 19 Enjoy talking with parents about ROTC the experience of TCK students Christian Service Council HNGR Fun fact Kemp and Rosalyn met the second week of their freshman

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  • About Wheaton College | Wheaton
    College Archives and Special Collections Buswell Library Community School of the Arts Conference Services Center for Urban Engagement HoneyRock Humanitarian Disaster Institute Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals Marion E Wade Center Opus The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Media Center Media Relations About Wheaton College Media Center News Social Media Wheaton Magazine Wheaton Experts Wheaton in the News Multimedia Media Relations WETN Site About Wheaton College To help you get more acquainted with Wheaton check out the following links to the College s profile latest happenings history and more Menu About Wheaton College Resources for Media Media Relations Resources for the Campus Community Student News Releases Statements College Profile Directions to Wheaton Campus Calendar Wheaton History Wheaton in the Rankings Archives Special Collections Giving to Wheaton Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions Athletics Conservatory Wade Center Wheaton Magazine Alumni History Explore the Story Discover many stories spanning the history of Wheaton College by exploring this interactive multimedia timeline More History Search the Archives The College Archives Special Collections exists to document Wheaton s history and support the curriculum of the College More Visit the Wade Center Planning a visit Visitor information you should know More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International Students Visit Wheaton Financial Aid Academics The Liberal Arts Departments and Programs Graduate School Global and Experiential Learning Faculty Library and Archives Centers and Institutes Course Catalog Academic Services Academic Calendar Student Life

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  • Student News Releases | Wheaton
    Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Media Center Media Relations Student News Releases Media Center News Social Media Wheaton Magazine Wheaton Experts Wheaton in the News Multimedia Media Relations WETN Site Student News Releases Menu About Wheaton College Resources for Media Media Relations Resources for the Campus Community Student News Releases Statements The Office of Media Relations uses Merit by readMedia a news service that helps us get media releases about Wheaton College students to hometown media Google News RSS feeds social networking sites and other selected media outlets We send news releases about academic achievements such as the dean s list and graduation and participation in co curricular activities like theater and athletics Wheaton College also uses Merit to help students generate an online co curricular résumé about their campus activities and achievements This creates a positive online identity for students they can use to pursue internships jobs graduate school and other opportunities Many companies now research applicants online By using Merit Wheaton helps employers find good information about our students and it recognizes accomplishments with official college badges that show they re authentic Merit pages show how the Wheaton College experience is shaping the lives of our students and how they in turn are shaping the world Visit Wheaton s Merit page Wheaton College complies with federal privacy guidelines Students who have submitted confidentiality requests to the Office of the Registrar or who opt out of the service will not be included in this initiative Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus

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  • Campus Contacts | Wheaton
    Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals Marion E Wade Center Opus The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Home Parent Engagement Keep Informed Campus Contacts Campus Contacts Menu Campus Contacts Parent Newsletter Wheaton College 501 College Avenue Wheaton IL 60187 5593 Phone 630 752 5000 Map Map URL Are you looking for more information about specific offices on campus or have a question about your student s academic or campus life experience Here are some important links and phone numbers that might come in handy as a Wheaton parent Admissions Undergraduate 630 752 5011 Athletics 630 752 5747 Bookstore 630 752 5119 Career Services 630 752 5048 Chaplain s Office 630 752 5087 Counseling Center 630 752 5321 Financial Aid 630 752 5021 Health Services 630 752 5072 Housing Services 630 752 5202 Information and Ticket Office 630 752 5010 Multicultural Development 630 752 5028 Office of Christian Outreach 630 752 5076 Parent Relations 630 752 5047 Post Office 630 752 5083 President s Office 630 752 5002 Provost s Office 630 752 5004 Public Safety 630 752 5911 Registrar 630 752 5045 Student Accounts 630 752 5801 Student Activities 630 752 5181 Student Development 630 752 5941 Visiting Campus Explore Wheaton s online travel portal for driving directions airport shuttle options and area hotels More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International Students Visit Wheaton Financial Aid Academics The Liberal Arts Departments and Programs

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