Proud Pirate Parent (P3) Newsletter November 2011, Volume 1, Issue 3

Hello Parents and welcome.
We are pleased that you've joined the community of Proud Pirate Parents (P3) and that your student selected Armstrong to prepare for the future!
Please read on as this newsletter gives you some tips, dates and deadlines to help your student move successfully through the semester. We invite you to contact our office with questions: 

Office of Parent Services

Tips for Success

Preparing for Exams. Remember Flash Cards!
Do you remember the days of testing your student (or yourself?) with a stack of handmade flashcards? Most students go online now to use virtual flashcards. But you can still join in to quiz your student and help prepare for finals! Read more...

Events and Fairs

Stress-Free Day, Wednesday, November 30th
¡Domingo Universitario! (University Sunday), December 4th
Graduation is December 10th

Healthy Information

Don’t forget the Health Center and Flu Shots
Parents, please encourage your student to get their flu shots while we still have them available and before the flu season flourishes. Read more...


Important Dates and Deadlines
Here are a few of the most important academic dates for the Fall 2011 semester.

December 5 last day of classes
December 6 Reading day
December 7-13 final exams
December 13 payment due for early registration

Advisement and Registration
Advisement and registration for spring semester is happening now! Students should make an appointment to see their advisor. Read more...

Paying Tuition and Fees
Once students register for spring, they will have a bill for tuition, fees, and housing and meal charges if they are living on-campus. Read more...

Get Access to Your Student's Bill
Your student can give you access to see and pay their bill online; the process is very simple. Read more...

Student Housing

Home for the Holidays: Residence Hall Information
As your students prepare to leave their residence halls for the holidays, here are things you might also want to know. Read more...

Financial Aid

Important Dates and Deadlines
Here are a few of the most important academic dates for the Fall 2011 semester.

December 6 last day to submit a loan request for the fall term
December 12 - January 13 spring bookstore credits available in the Armstrong University Bookstore to students who have excess financial aid (up to $500) for the spring term
December 13 registration payment deadline
December 14 cancellation of registration for nonpayment
January 1 2012-2013 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available online

Notes from Financial Aid
Information about FAFSA, Hope Scholarship, our holiday schedule, and more. Read more...

Financial Aid Glossary
Are you confused by some of the terms used in financial aid? Read more...

Office of Parent Services

The Office of Parent Services provides communication to parents with the goal of helping to support student success and working together to empower students to take personal responsibility for their social and academic choices. You will receive the Parent Newsletter on a regular basis and, in the near future, find even more information on our expanded parent website which is in development.