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Below are the PowerPoint presentations from our 2019 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

Wrapping Up The Freshman Experience
Learn ways to assist your student as they complete their first year.
2019 Freshman Experience Presentation » 

Study Abroad: A Life-Changing Experience 
Our experts will share what your student should be doing to properly prepare for an international study abroad experience.
2019 Study Abroad Presentation » 

Housing: Options for On-Campus Living
Because all first- and second-year students are now 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.
2019 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.
2019 Academic Advising Presentation »

Internships: Exploring the Options 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 and get academic credit at the same time!
2019 Internships Presentation » 

Housing: Options for Off-Campus Living
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.
2019 Housing Presentation »

+ - Third-Year Parent Topics

Career Planning: Guiding Your Student
This session will highlight critical factors in today’s job market, give you the tools to ensure your student is developing key relationships, and help you to support your student during this important time.
2019 Career Planning Presentation » 

Our Strategic Plan and What It Means For You
Last year we embarked on our newest Strategic Plan. Join our President as he discusses ways in which you can engage with our University on a deeper level and help us to meet our goals.
The Strategic Plan »

Post-Graduate Planning: Graduate School
If your student is interested in pursuing a graduate degree program after graduation, it is important for them to start preparing as early as the third year. Learn how to best support your student in this important process.
2019 Post-Graduate Planning: Graduate School »

+ - Fourth-Year Parent Topics

“There’s No Place like Chapman”: University Support for Alumni 
Chapman’s Alumni Association offers job placement assistance, educational and social programs, and a Chapman connection for life. Find out about the opportunities your student can take advantage of now, and assistance they can receive after graduation. 
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Career Development: Expectations upon Entering the Work Force
Hear directly from Chapman alumni who have made a name for themselves in their industries. This panel will give you and your student insight on attaining a job post-graduation and how to forge a path in your student’s chosen industry. Hear stories about real world work experiences and expectations. Enjoy a Q&A session with these alumni and get all of your working world questions answered.
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Commencement Preparation: Logistics and Planning
This session will be your play-by-play for commencement weekend and all that leads up to it. Learn about Chapman’s commencement ceremonies and your student’s “big day.” Get your questions answered directly from the one of the staff members charged with planning the ceremonies and get tips on making this memorable day run smoothly and stress-free.
2019 Commencement Presentation »
2019 Commencement Handout » 

Save the Date!

Our 9th Annual
Parent Spring Summit
February 21-22, 2020

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