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First and Second Year Experience


For Parents

Student with parents

Welcome Parents of First Year Students to the Ambrosian Community!

We hope that your student is adjusting well to the college life here at St. Ambrose University. While your student is away, we would like to offer tips, suggestions, and useful resources to help you adapt to this transition as well.

Bee-coming Ambrosian

Visit the First Year Parents section for useful tips provided by the SAU Career Center on how parents can help their student during their first year in college. Also, check out our suggested reading section for additional tips.

Because we welcome you as well to the St. Ambrose University community, subscribe to the AmbroseZine newsletter to stay connected to the latest stories, events, and BUZZ.

Care Packages

If you can't physically make it to campus, but still want to send your love by sending a letter/package or care package, here's how:

Name of Student
St. Ambrose University
518 W. Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52803

Google Map – Customized for Parents!

Use the map below for highlighted locations related to lodging, restaurants, events, health, and financial services.

Click on a box to see those places pinned on the map. Have fun! 

Whats Next

Additional questions? Please contact First Year Experience by phone 563/333-5828 or email