Resources For ISU Parents

CollegiateParent’s guide to the Illinois State University Community

 

 

Here’s the basic information about Illinois State University at a glance. Be sure to check out the guide below for more information on how to support your ISU student!
Name:Illinois State University
Address:North and School Streets
NormalIL, 61790-1000
Phone Number:(309) 438-2111
Website:illinoisstate.edu/
Type:Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:Suburban
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:20615
Faculty Ratio:19 to 1

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  • Two Secrets to a Successful College Interview
    There are two key concepts that are critical to the success of your college interview, and yet most people don’t know them. They’re really quite simple. The first concept is that the interview is about you! Later I’ll discuss why you are being interviewed and what the interviewer is looking for, and you’ll see that […]
  • Why I’m Thankful My Parents are Overprotective
    Last week I was out until 9 PM, I went to the nail salon and did a little shopping. This is how my normal conversation with my mom went that evening: 6:00 PM I’m headed to a few stores and may get my nails done. Ok, be careful. Let me know when you get home. […]
  • 6 Things You Should Never Do as the Parent of a College Kid
    As a parent, I know how hard it can be to let go and allow our children to manage the bumps and bruises of life. I wish I could protect my daughter from every difficulty and shield her from every hurt. However, as a higher education professional, I know that I can’t, and shouldn’t, parent […]
  • My Son’s Classmate Grew Up to Be a Killer
    From the moment Darren was born, I tried to keep him safe and teach him right from wrong. Then his classmate pulled out a crossbow. Darren was only two when his father and I divorced. My ex and I shared custody but we didn’t like each other much. We married young and soon grew apart […]

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