Goucher College Family Orientation Series

Welcome to the Goucher Family!

Similar to the summer sessions offered to incoming student, these programs provide an opportunity for parents and families to learn more about Goucher and all it has to offer. Join us for our virtual 2024 Family Summer Series hosted by Kelly Applefeld, Coordinator for Student Affairs and Parent/Family Engagement and Dr. Katherine Carnell, Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement. Automated reminders will be sent prior to each session with a registration link. Please note that session dates may change if necessary and families will be notified accordingly.  If you have any questions, please email gopherfamily@goucher.edu.

2024 Family Orientation Series 

6/12 – Roadmap Overview

Join members of the Goucher Community as we explain the New Student Roadmap, the Family Orientation series, and more.

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View Roadmap Overview presentation (PDF)

6/17 – Student Health Center

This session provides families with an opportunity to learn about Goucher's Student Health Center and its services. 

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View Student Health Center presentation (PDF)

6/20 – Goucher's Health Insurance

Thursday, June 20 | 1 - 2 p.m.

A representative will give an overview of Goucher's health insurance coverage so students and their families can making an informed decision. 

6/25 – Residential Life, Commuting & Dining Services

7/9 – Office of Accessibility Services

Tuesday, July 9 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Nancy Williams-Nettles, Director of Accessibility, will share an overview of the Office of Accessibility, accommodations and services offered. This is a drop-in session

7/9 – Supporting Your Student

Tuesday, July 9 | 7 - 8 p.m.

Our guests, Dr. Justin Smith, Associate Vice President of Student Well-Being and Dean of Students, Alex Perry, Director of Student Support & Accountability, and Lauren Greenberg, LCPC, the Director of the Student Counseling Center will discuss the services offered and how students can be their own best advocate.

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View Supporting Your Student presentation (PDF)

7/16 – Student Employment

Tuesday, July 16 | 7 - 8 p.m.

Traci Martin, Executive Director of Career and Experiential Learning, will join us to answer questions about student employment on and off campus.

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View Student Employment presentation (PDF)

7/17 – Health Insurance & Health Forms

Wednesday, July 17 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

A drop-in session for those with lingering questions about health forms or health insurance.

7/24 – Academics

Wednesday, July 24 | 7 - 8 p.m.

Join Germán Mora, Associate Provost for Curriculum, and Kimberly Meisel, Director of Academic Advising and Support, for a presentation on Academics and Academic Support for Goucher students followed by a Q&A.


7/29 – Preparing for Move-In

Monday, July 29 | 7 - 8 p.m.

It's finally time! Join staff from across to Goucher's campus to learn about what to expect on move-in day (regardless of which day your student’s is)!