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Below are the PowerPoint presentations from our 2020 Parent Spring Summit. We hope you find this information helpful in supporting your student's journey in their Chapman Experience.  

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First-Year Parent Topics

Study Abroad: A Life-Changing Experience 
Chapman boasts an education that develops students as global citizens and encourages all students to study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, or interterm. Students interested in study abroad should begin their planning process early. Learn from our experts what your student should be doing to properly prepare for an international experience.
2020 Study Abroad Presentation

Housing: Options for Living in Chapman Housing
Because all first-and second-year students are required to live in our on-campus facilities, housing is a hot topic. Find out what opportunities your student should be exploring and what this timeline should look like.
2020 Housing Presentation

Second-Year Parent Topics

Academics: Staying on Track
Learn how you can best support your student on their path and how they can be setting themselves up to graduate on time.
2020 Academic Advising Handout
2020 Academic Advising Presentation

Housing: Options for Living Off-Campus
Your student may be considering an off-campus housing option. Find out what opportunities your sophomore student should be exploring and what this timeline should look like.
2020 Housing Presentation

Third-Year Parent Topics

Chapman Graduate Programs
If your student is interested in pursuing a graduate degree program after graduation, it is important for them to start preparing as early as their second year. Learn more about the 40+ graduate programs at Chapman (including our accelerated 4+1 programs), the application process, and how to best support your student in this important process.
2020 Chapman Graduate Programs Presentation

Internships: Exploring the Options and Optimizing Resources with Your Student
Students use internships as a gateway to a promising future. Gain insight on how your student can optimize Chapman’s resources to secure the internship of their dreams!
2020 Internships Presentation

Fourth-Year Parent Topics

“There’s No Place like Chapman”: University Support for Alumni 
The Office of Alumni Engagement will hold an impactful discussion highlighting the 50,000+ Chapman Alumni network and how it not only assists fellow alumni at all stages of life but helps promote and advance the goals and mission of the University.  From the Alumni Board and 50 Year Club, to Regional Associations, Chapman 50 and the Young Alumni Society, hear from a broad array of alumni sharing their stories as to how the Chapman Alumni network has helped them socially, professionally and intellectually, helped shaped careers and employment opportunities for both job seeker and employer, and even helped ease the move to a new city.  This is one session where you’ll leave confident and pleased that your student is part of the Chapman Family.
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Commencement Preparation: Logistics and Planning
Learn about Chapman’s Commencement ceremonies and get tips on making this a smooth and stress-free day.
2020 Commencement Handout
2020 Commencement Presentation

Save the Date!

Our 10th Annual
Parent Spring Summit
February 26-27, 2021

You will not want to miss what we have planned for next year!