Resources for Families - SLC

Below is a list of the topics most commonly sought by parents and families:


Recommended Reading

Here are some useful books to help understand what you and your student may be experiencing during their college years.

  • I'll Miss You Too: A Parent and Student Guide to Opening Doors and Staying Connected During the College Years
    by Margo E. Bane Woodacre and Steffany Bane. Sourcebooks Inc, 2005.
  • Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years (Fourth Edition)
    by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger. Harper Perennial, 2003.
  • You're on Your Own (But I'm here if you need me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
    by Majorie Savage. Fireside Press, 2003.
  • She's Leaving Home: Letting Go as My Daughter Goes to College
    by Connie Jones. Andrews McMeel, 2002.
  • Empty Nest, Full Heart (Second Edition)
    by Andrea Van Steenhouse. Simpler Life Press, 2002.
  • Let the Journey Begin: A Parent's Monthly Guide to the College Experience
    by Jaqueline Kiernan MacKay and Wanda Johnson Ingram. Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
  • Doors Open From Both Sides: The Off-to-College Guide From Two Points of View: Parents and Students
    by Margo E. Bane Woodacre and Steffany Bane. American Literary Press, Inc, 2001.
  • When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent's Survival Guide
    by Carol Barkin. Avon Publishing, 1999.
  • Almost Grown: Launching Your Child From High School to College (Second edition)
    by Patricia Pasick. W.W. Norton & Co, 1998.
  • The iConnected Parent: Staying Connected to Your College Kids (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up
    by Dr. Barbara K. Hofer and Abigail Sullivan Moore. Division of Simon and Schuster, 2010.

Have a Question About Your Child's Life at SLC?

If you find yourself with questions related to your child's life at Sarah Lawrence, here is a list of offices that will likely be able to provide answers:

  • Residential and student life questions, contact Student Affairs (914) 395-2575
  • Billing Questions, contact Student Accounts (914) 395-2550
  • Financial Aid questions, contact the Financial Aid Office (914) 395-2570
  • Health Services related inquiries, call (914) 395-2350
  • Commencement information is available from College Events, (914) 395-2214
  • Academic issues can usually be answered by either the Registrar at (914) 395-2301 or the Dean of Studies Office at (914) 395-2249
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