Orientation Programs

Parents & Families Orientation

Family Walking Under The ArchThe Center for Student Success strongly encourages parents and family members to accompany new students to orientation. While students will go through a day long orientation program, Ramapo has a parallel program designed for parents and families that includes the opportunity to:

  • Speak with campus representatives at a morning office fair including financial aid, billing, dining services.
  • Attend sessions led by college administrators including services available for students and how to keep in touch with your students.
  • 10 Things Every Ramapo Family Should Know Presentation.
  • An optional walking tour of the campus will also be available.

newsletterParents/Family Focus Newsletter

The Parent/Family Focus, brought to you by the Center for Student Success, is a monthly newsletter e-mailed to parents and family members of current students. Each issue includes updates on academics, social events, campus policies and college achievements. Photos and hyperlinks are provided to direct readers to further information, including highlights on the Ramapo College website. Parents and family members can sign up for the newsletter during the check-in process at orientation, or online by clicking the link below.


Family Day

Parent-family-portraitFamily Day provides parents and family members with an opportunity to reunite with their students for a day filled with fun, food, music and activities. In addition to academic workshops and social events available throughout the day, family members will have a chance to get a sense of the campus and spend time together in the local community. Younger and older siblings are encouraged to attend Family Day and support the Roadrunners they know best. We hope to see you there!  Family Day will occur on October 3, 2015.

Family Day Schedule