Frequently Asked Questions

Haven’t found what you’re looking for? Chances are it’s listed here. Browse the categories below for questions asked frequently by alumni. And please call us at 800-799-ALUM if you find that you’re still in need of assistance.

Staying Connected


How do I update my information?

You can submit your information updates through our online update form or via email at alumni@rollins.edu. If you prefer to speak with a member of our staff, call us at 800-799-ALUM during business hours and we’d be happy to collect your update. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30-5 p.m.

I’m newly married and want to submit my news for Rollins magazine. Where should I do that?
Share news about a recent job promotion, professional or personal achievement, reunion with Rollins friends, nuptial or family addition through our online class news submission form or email your news to alumni@rollins.edu

I’m relocating soon and want to connect with area alumni. What do you recommend?
Rollins Alumni Clubs offer great opportunities to connect with area alumni through social, professional, educational, and service programs, as well as volunteer leadership opportunities through Club Regional Councils. Alumni Clubs are located in Atlanta, Boston, Central Florida, Charlotte, greater Cincinnati, Colorado, Dallas-Ft.Worth, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, South Florida, Tampa Bay, and Washington, D.C. Check out our Events Calendar for upcoming events in your area.

If you’re moving internationally or to another part of the country, we encourage you to download the Alumni App and use the Nearby Tool to search for alumni in your new location or log in to the Alumni Directory. You can also use the Alumni Tool on LinkedIn to search by location, industry, role, and skills and join geographic location subgroups associated with the Rollins College Alumni group on LinkedIn.

I’m starting my own business and want to get the word out to fellow grads. Can you send me a list of alumni contacts?
Alumni contact lists are for reconnecting purposes only and can’t be used for business gains or solicitations. Learn about networking opportunities through Alumni Career Network. We also recommend adding your business to the Alumni Business Directory.

I’m interested in reconnecting with Rollins friends. Is there an alumni database I can access?
Find and connect with fellow alumni by logging into the Alumni Directory, downloading the Alumni App and searching the Nearby Tool, getting engaged with your local Alumni Club, or attending an event in your area.

I’d like to recommend a fellow alum for an alumni award. Do you accept nominations?
Yes, learn more about our Alumni Awards or submit a nomination now.

I’m a dual alum. Where can I find information about alumni opportunities for Crummer graduates?
To learn about opportunities through the Crummer Alumni Association, visit their website.

I want to get involved with alumni programs. What volunteer opportunities do you offer?
From mentorship opportunities to developing programs for your Alumni Club, we offer a variety of volunteer opportunities

I heard there’s a Rollins Alumni App. Where do I download it and how do I log in for the first time?
The Rollins Alumni App is available for Apple and Android and is available for free download to verified Rollins alumni. After you download the app, you’ll be prompted to enter your email address (use preferred email address for Rollins communications) to confirm your name and credentials. This will generate a verification email that you must open from the device you want to install the app to. Once your first-time login is complete, you’re free to use the app to find and contact fellow alums and sync it with your LinkedIn account. 

I'm going to be visiting campus. Where can I park?
Your best option for available parking is in the SunTrust parking garage (entrance located on Lyman Avenue). If you’re on campus during normal business hours, stop by the Alumni House, to have your parking ticket validated. Get directions to campus.

Events


Where can I find information about upcoming alumni events?

Visit our Events Calendar to find information and to register for upcoming events.

What about College events such as Rollins Winter Park Institute? Can alumni get tickets to RWPI events? Is priority seating available?
For information on the current RWPI season and to purchase tickets, visit their website.

When is Alumni Weekend?
Alumni Weekend is on campus each spring and all alumni are invited to attend. Booking accommodations far in advance is highly recommended as reservations go quickly. Registration for Alumni Weekend is required and we strongly suggest completing registration prior to your arrival. 

I recently attended an alumni event and would like to give feedback.
Please use our event feedback form to share your experience with us.

I need to make a reservation at The Alfond Inn. Does the Inn offer discounts to Rollins alumni?
The Alfond Inn offers Rollins alumni, students, families, faculty, and staff 15 percent off the best available rate through online reservations using the code “ASR”. The rate is limited and subject to availability. To make reservations, visit thealfondinn.com

I would like to get married in Knowles Memorial Chapel, whom do I contact?
Alumni and their children, faculty, staff, and full-time students can reserve the Chapel for weddings. Wedding are only performed on Saturdays and available times include 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, contact Joanne Granberry at 407-646-2115 or jgranberry@rollins.edu

Resources & Benefits


What benefits come with being a Rollins alum?
You’re instantly part of the Rollins Alumni Network after graduation. Learn more about exclusive services available to our alumni and special opportunities you have to show pride in Rollins.

I need a copy of my transcripts. Can you help me?
The Office of Student Records handles transcript requests. Alumni and students can order official transcripts through Student Records’ secure website. 

I’m a recent graduate looking for employment. How can the alumni office help me?
Rollins alumni have access to lifetime career planning resources through the College. The Alumni Career Network, established in partnership with the Center for Career & Life Planning (CLP), is designed to give graduates access to alumni professionals and career counseling. Take advantage of free services such as career advising appointments and resume and cover letter review with CLP staff, the LinkedIn Alumni Tool, and the Candid Career video library, to gain contacts and industry knowledge. As you grow in your profession, we encourage you to give back the next generation of leaders by engaging in mentorship opportunities with students and alumni and recruiting talent from Rollins. Learn more about Alumni Career Network resources.

I need a new Rollins t-shirt, but don’t live in Winter Park. Can I buy one online?
Shop the Rollins College Bookstore online.

Can I get a Rollins email address?
Yes, email for life is available to Rollins alumni. To submit a request, complete our form. Please note that your Rollins email address will become preferred for future College communications.

Do you offer alumni travel opportunities?
The Alumni Travel Program offers alumni and friends the opportunity to travel to fascinating destinations around the world with expert faculty. 

My child is applying to Rollins. Do legacy students get priority in the admission process?
Admission to Rollins is highly selective and a student's academic credentials carry the most weight in the application review process. Children, grandchildren and siblings of alumni, including alumni of evening and graduate programs, are eligible for the College’s Legacy Scholarship. For more information and to apply, visit the Admission website.

I’d like to pitch an idea for Rollins magazine. Whom do I contact?
We always welcome story ideas, and consider each one for the magazine, Rollins360 (print and online), and social media outlets. You can submit story ideas online or by reaching out to Luke Woodling, director of editorial content, or any member of the alumni relations team. You can also submit class news to be published in the magazine. Please note that Rollins reserves all rights and final decisions and that we cannot accommodate every request.

Giving Back


How do I make a gift to Rollins?

To make your annual gift to Rollins, visit the College’s secure online giving form, call 407-646-2221, or mail your check to: Rollins College Donations, Post Office Box 864168, Orlando, FL 32886-4168. To learn more about giving to Rollins, visit the Giving website.

I can’t make financial contributions to the College at this time, but am interested in giving back in other ways. What opportunities are available?
Giving your time, talent, and expertise is deeply valued by the Rollins community. Let us help connect you to a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you. 

My company would like to offer internship to Rollins students. Whom do I contact?
The Office of Career Services and Crummer Career Development Center offer recruiting options for employers seeking quality interns, entry-level hires, and experienced professionals. 

I’d like to join the Rollins Alumni Association Board of Directors. Do you take self-nominations? How do I nominate a fellow alum?
Alumni Board nominations are accepted year-round. The nomination and voting process occurs each fall. To recommend yourself or a fellow alum, complete our nomination form.

I want to recommend a potential student, who do I contact?
Letters of recommendation from alumni are accepted and can be mailed to the Office of Admission at 1000 Holt Ave.-2720, Winter Park, FL 32789 or emailed to the office. Letters are most helpful when they provide supplemental information and insight that may not be present elsewhere in a student’s application materials. While additional letters of recommendation are welcome, it’s important to note that a student’s academic credentials carry the most weight in the application review process.

For Students


I’m in a student organization on campus and would like to connect with alumni who were involved with my organization when they were students. Can you help me?

Yes, we maintain records of alumni and the student organizations they were involved with at Rollins. Contact Chelsea Swearingen '12 at 407-691-1259 or ceswearingen@rollins.edu to schedule an appointment to discuss your goals for contacting alumni. 

I would like to fundraise from alumni for my student organization. Can you help connect me?
There are many worthy causes associated Rollins, which is why the Division of Institutional Advancement works hard to fulfill the College’s funding priorities through gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of Rollins. We aren’t able to approve student requests to fundraise from alumni, but we encourage you to work through campus partners including the Center for Inclusion & Involvement, affiliated academic departments, or Fox Funds to fund your organization’s important work. For the student organization fundraising policy and permit form, please refer to the student organization handbook

I would like to connect with alumni for career purposes. Can you help?
Membership in R-Pride gives you early access to the Alumni Network, and services through the Alumni Career Network are available to students, too. 

  • LinkedIn is a great tool for connecting with seasoned professionals working in your industry of choice, and alumni profiles with the Alumni Career Network volunteer title indicates they’re willing to be contacted with career questions.
  • Rollins’ Candid Career video library features informational interviews with alumni professionals. Look for the Career Coach designation on a video to find alumni who have agreed to be contacted with follow-up questions.
  • Alumni employers may be participating in the next Career & Internship Expo. Stop by Career & Life Planning for a list of participating companies.

How do I join R-Pride?
To join R-Pride, complete our interest form and then check your email for meeting dates and times.

I’m graduating. How do I stay connected?
Participate in an Alumni Club near you; tap into the Alumni Career Network; attend Alumni Weekend; give your time, talent, or expertise; contribute annually to The Rollins Annual Fund; and connect with us on social media.
Learn more about alumni engagement opportunities.