Parent Resources

Parent Resources

SUNY Maritime hosts a series of events for parents throughout the year. Dates are subject to change.

  • Indoc Graduation Day: Aug. 
  • Homecoming/Parents Weekend: Oct.
  • Summer Sea Term Information Session: April
  • Graduation: May
  • Ship Departure: May
  • Ship Arrival: Aug.


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These books will help you adjust as your student transitions to college. Some are humorous, others tear-jerkers and still others are matter of fact.

  • The Naked Roommate…And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into In College by Harlan Cohen
  • I’ll Miss You Too: An Off to College Guide for Parents and Students by Margo Bane Woodcare & Steffany Bane
  • Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • You're On Your Own (but I'm here if you need me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Marjorie Savage