Alvin Community College is hosting a Senior Parent’s Night at its campus for the parents of high school seniors, according to a Jan. 11 news release from the college.

What you need to know

The aim of the event, which will be held Feb. 20, is to help parents of high school seniors prepare for their student’s transition to college, according to the release.

The information session will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and cover a wide range of topics, according to the release.

Diving in deeper

According to the release, some of what will be discussed includes:
  • Learning about the admissions process and requirements for community colleges
  • Understanding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, process
  • Different programs and educational paths available to new college students
There will also be financial advisers available, as well as pathway advisors to help students discuss those needs and questions prior to the information session starting, according to the release.

Quote of note

“The last semester of your child’s senior year is so full of milestones and preparations for their future plans,” said John Matula, ACC vice president of student services, in the release. “We want to be there to help parents understand the college admissions process and help them navigate the steps that they and their students need to take in the coming weeks and months.”