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Quick Connects are brief webinars that give you the opportunity to hear from Bethel experts on a variety of topics related to the admissions process and life at Bethel.

Quick Connects for Parents and Families

Your Student’s Mental Health and Safety

January 12, 2023, 7-7:30 p.m. CST

Meet Erica Lynch, associate vice president of student life, and learn about the people, processes, and resources that help ensure your student is safe and has what they need to thrive.

Intro to the Financial Aid Process

January 19, 2023, 7-7:30 p.m. CST

Nichelle Kaul, one of Bethel’s financial aid counselors, will walk through the financial aid process so that you can make sure your student is able to take advantage of financial support available to them.

Your Student's Academic Journey

January 26, 2023, 7-7:30 p.m. CST

Hear from Provost Rylaarsdam about what your student can expect throughout their academic journey, from meaningful interactions with professors to hands-on learning both inside and outside the classroom walls. You'll also learn about the academic resources available to support your student each step of the way.

Career Development and Calling

February 2, 7-7:30 p.m. CST

At this session, Stan Thompson, director of vocation, pathways, and partnerships, discusses how the Office of Career Development and Calling helps students discover their gifts, choose their major, and enter the career field successfully. Thompson's team provides support with resume writing, interview skills, job searching, and more.

Spiritual Formation at Bethel

February 9, 2023, 7-7:30 p.m. CST

Spiritual formation is foundational to the Bethel experience. At this session, you’ll hear from Miranda Powers, vice president of student experience, about the many ways your student can grow their faith at Bethel.

Preparing for a College Transition

February 16, 2023, 7-7:30 p.m. CST

Transitioning to college can be tough for both the students and the parents. Paul McGinnis, vice president of enrollment and marketing, will lead a conversation about this unique time and how you and your student can navigate it in a healthy way.