Get Involved

Saint Leo parents step up as volunteers, advocates and leaders who build goodwill for the University wherever they go.

So what are you waiting for?

Stay connected with your student's campus experience, and make a lasting impact. To find out how, contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at (352) 588-8254 or parents@saintleo.edu.

Parent Advisory Council

  • Join the Parent Advisory Council, and work hand-in-hand with the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations to create a positive and meaningful experience for all parents in the Saint Leo community.
  • Membership is open to any parent of a University Campus traditional student.
  • Develop and implement activities that support admissions, career development, university advancement and parent outreach.

Admissions

  • Contact the Office of Admissions to find out what you can do to help.
  • Encourage youth in your community, school or church who are looking at colleges to consider Saint Leo University, and visit the campus.
  • Post and distribute admissions literature in appropriate places—youth centers, college information centers, career centers, church bulletin boards.
  • Represent Saint Leo University at a college fair.
  • Make "welcome" phone calls to the families of admitted students.
  • Host a regional "send-off" for incoming freshmen.

Campus Life

  • Contact University Ministry with special intentions to include in Sunday Mass.
  • Be familiar with Saint Leo University’s Core Values—excellence, community, respect, personal development, responsible stewardship, integrity—and help instill them in your child.
  • Visit campus and your student during the annual Fall Family Weekend.

Career Planning

  • Get in touch with Career Planning to provide summer internships for students who live in your area.
  • Make a relevant special presentation in your area of expertise to a class.
  • Provide career advice and experiential learning opportunities to students seeking volunteer, part-time, internship or full-time work in their field of interest.

Advancement

  • Make www.saintleo.edu your homepage so you can stay informed with regular news updates.
  • Read the Parent Connection e-Newsletter that is emailed six times per year.
  • Read the University’s magazine, Spirit, highlighting examples of integrity and excellence within our institution.
  • Share Saint Leo news with your friends and peers through Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Google Plus.
  • Tell a different person about Saint Leo University every day.
  • Participate in a regional gathering of alumni and parents.
  • Consider making a gift to Saint Leo University.