Eastern Michigan University

Upward Bound
Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Communities
Eastern Michigan University
201 Boone Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 487-0488
Fax: (734) 487-5088
 
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Parents and Family Page

Parental support and involvement is crucial to student success. Stay in the loop by engaging with us on social media and by signing up for text alerts from EMU's Upward Bound. 

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Resources 

FastWeb

Financial aid and career Internet site for college students, college-bound students and their parents, and recent college graduates.

Family Education

Provides information for parents with children in the following categories: preschool & younger, elementary, middle school & high school & beyond.

Parent and Family Engagement

A U.S. Department of Education publication for parents that lists activities that parents can do with their children.

Guide to Parenting Teens

Find parenting advice for raising teenagers when you're struggling to find ways to connect with your child.

Positive Parenting

Offers interactive parenting advice and classes for raising children of all ages.

Talking with Kids

Offers suggestions and advice on how to talk with your children about tough issues.