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For Parents

U.Va. Parent Resources

The 2016 U.Va. Handbook for Parents is available online.

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Alcohol Use among Students: How Parents Can be Partners in Prevention

On college campuses across the country, hazardous drinking and the negative consequences associated with it have become a national concern. The University of Virginia takes seriously the problem of irresponsible and dangerous drinking among students.  See more....

Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control's Parent Brochure

Launching Your Teen Safely

PDF of presentation: 'Launching Your Teen Safely' at UVa Reunions 2015

Resources for parents of first-year students

Article from TIME.com: "When It Comes to Curbing Drinking, College Students Do Listen"