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 2024 Family Summer Series hosted by Dr. Katherine Carnell, Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement, with the assistance of Kelly Applefeld, Coordinator for Student Affairs and Parent/Family 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

Wednesday, June 12 | 7 - 8 p.m.


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

6/17 – Student Health Center

Monday, June 17 | 7 - 8 p.m.


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

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.

6/26 – Residential Life, Commuting & Dining Services

Wednesday, June 26 | 7 - 8 p.m.


Join us as we host representatives from Residential Life, Dining Services, and the Office of Student Engagement.

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.

7/16 – Student Employment

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


Matt van Hoose, Associate Vice President for Global, Career, and Community-Based Learning, and Traci Martin, Executive Director of Career and Experiential Learning, will join us to answer questions about student employment on and off campus.

7/24 – Academics

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


Join Kimberly Meisel, Director of Academic Advising and Support, for a presentation on Academic Support and Resources for Goucher students followed by a Q&A.