Alumni

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, Chicago, 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.

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'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.

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?
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. Please contact Rollins Scheduling & Event Services to schedule your wedding. events@rollins.edu T: 407.646.2673 

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. 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.

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. 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 and class news online. 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?
Center for Career and Life Planning 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 alumni@rollins.edu to schedule an appointment to discuss your goals for contacting alumni. 

I would like to connect with alumni for career purposes. Can you help? 

  • LinkedIn is a great tool for connecting with seasoned professionals working in your industry of choice.
  • Alumni employers may be participating in the next Career & Internship Expo. Stop by Career & Life Planning for a list of participating companies.

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.