Welcome Parents & Guardians!

We understand that the idea of your son or daughter heading off to college can be just as exciting and nerve-wracking for you as it is for your student. We're here to help! If at any point in the application process you have questions or need help, please feel free to call us at (520) 621-5773 or email us at newstart@email.arizona.edu.

New Start is a comprehensive, six-week summer program designed to help incoming freshmen succeed in the transition from high school to college. Through academic classes, tutoring and peer mentoring, your student will be able to experience the expectations and opportunities of being a University student in a fun and comfortable environment.

Please use the links above to find additional information for parents including important campus resources. Please also feel free to explore the other links on our website as they also contain important information for your student. We truly hope your student will be able to join us in getting a jump start on their college experience. If there is any way that we can assist you, please let us know!

Contact Us


New Student Experiences
1303 E. University Blvd., Box #: 20904
Tucson, Arizona 85719-0521
P 520-621-5773
F 520-621-3799

newstart@email.arizona.edu