Families & Supporters

We are so glad to have you as part of the Ithaca College Community!

An open letter to Families and Supporters:

To families and supporters of new Ithaca College Bombers, welcome to our wonderful community!To families and supporters of returning students - welcome back! You are an indispensable part of our community as essential partners in your student’s growth and development. We are here to help you navigate how to best support and coach your student throughout their college transitions.

At Ithaca College, we are growing our suite of programs and engagement opportunities for families. We realize how important you are in the success of your student and we want to stay in touch throughout the year in meaningful ways. Currently, we are working on launching a family council, monthly e-newsletter, and Family & Supporter Facebook page. We have a long-standing history of offering families engaging Family Weekends hosted on South Hill. Learn more about our plan for this year. 

As ever, if you have ideas or recommendations about how we can best support you, please write to either Kristin Van Ormer or Jacqueline Winslow. If you have an immediate question or concern, please reach out to nstp@ithaca.edu and we will be happy to assist you however we can.

Thank you for trusting us with your student during these important years. We look forward to getting to know you!

Kristin Van Ormer
Associate Director, Student, Young Alumni and Family Engagement

Jacqueline Winslow, Ed.D.
Director of New Student & Transition Programs

Apply Now to Join the IC Family Council

The IC Family Council (ICFC) represents all IC families, current and former, and is dedicated to ensuring that families and students sustain connections with the college, and with each other, to access resources and create relationships that foster success and engagement.

If you would be interested in serving on the council, please complete an application form. For more information, email us at families@ithaca.edu.

We're here to support your student and you!

This site compiles critical information for families and supporters as you coach your student on the transition to and through college. We want to help you stay informed so that you can best support your student through their IC experience. We encourage you to become active members of our Ithaca College community (if you aren't already!) and we invite you to reach out to us if you don't find the information you're looking for here.

Contact Us

Contact New Student & Transition Programs at