As your teenager heads off to college, it is often a time fraught with worries around the change. After all, if you’ve been living with your child for their entire life, they physical distance alone can be challenging. Add to that new academic pressures, social and relationship changes, and newfound freedoms, there is a lot of change happening all at once. For many students, going to college is a mix of excitement and fear of the unknown. It can be intimidating to show up at a new campus without any sense of where they belong. And that’s why finding a way to make their college campus a little smaller, regardless of the size of the institution, can go a long way in helping your student feel connected to school. Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about campus involvement, and how you can help. After you’ve read it – share some of the tips with your college-bound student.