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1 UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Alumni Association & Parents Association Carolee Allen, M.M.Ed. Glenn Gittings, Ph.D.

2 Carolee Allen Associate Director of Alumni Relations

3  We encourage you to become involved with us...whether you're an alumnus of UofL and a Legacy family wearing the black lanyards today or you’re wearing red lanyards as a non-alumnus but Very Important Parent UofL!!

4  Take advantage of great events through ULAA  If you live outside of the Metro Louisville area, join a regional alumni club, there are social and networking events throughout the year. Look to see if there's a club in a city near you

5 KENTUCKYNATIONAL CLUBS Bowling Green Covington Elizabethtown Lexington Madisonville Owensboro Shelbyville Somerset Arizona Atlanta, GA Birmingham, AL Charlotte, NC Chicago, IL Dallas/Fort Worth, TX Denver, CO Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Jacksonville, FL Los Angeles, CA Miami, FL Nashville, TN New York, NY Philadelphia, PA St. Louis, MO San Francisco, CA Tampa, FL Washington, D.C.

6  As an alumnus, you automatically have a free YOUofL account  A powerful online tool..plugs into Facebook-allows you to connect for networking and events  If you're not an alumnus no problem, just speak to me today and you'll be able to connect to your account with days!!!

7  Welcome Week Alumni Picnic  August 19 th  Homecoming, UofL vs Syracuse  October 29 th

8 UofL Alumni Association uoflalumni.org or (800) Regional Alumni Clubs uoflalumni.org/clubs Alumni Events uoflalumni.org/events UofL Alumni Online Store uoflalumnistore.com UofL Alumni & Friends Facebook Group Page uofl.me/alumni-facebook Homecoming louisville.edu/homecoming UofL Magazine louisville.edu/uoflmagazine

9  Within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, eight universities participate within the University License Plate Program. UofL has consistently ranked among the highest supporters of this state program with thousands of Cardinal license plates on the road. $10 from every new or renewal license plate directly funds student scholarships at UofL Since 1999, UofL has received more than $1.6 million that helped hundred of UofL students achieve their academic aims

10 Dr. Glenn Gittings Director Special Programs/Parents Association UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

11  The Parents Association offers programs and services, regular communication, and outreach to parents and families to assist students in continuing their academic success throughout their college experience UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

12  The Parents Association partners with parents and families to assist them in:  Understanding the college student experience  Support student learning  Empower students to take responsibility for their academic and social decisions UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

13  Place an equivalent level of importance on serving and welcoming parents and families into the University of Louisville family as is placed on the students  Recognize the critical role parents play in the overall emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical well being of students  Assist parents in educating students by knowing when to step in and help and when to empower their student to take responsibility for their own educational goals and objectives UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

14  Reinforce the significance of parents’ voices in the University system by surveying and assessing parent satisfaction through the Parents Helpline, parents website, and parents access  Communicate regularly with parents through a monthly communiqué that keeps them updated on campus events, academic deadlines, student experiences, and a comprehensive website UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

15  Membership  Free to Parents/Family Members  All Parents are Automatically Enrolled  Parents Must Sign Up By for Monthly Newsletter and Communiqué UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

16  Parent Website  Academic Resources  Campus Resources  Parents Handbook  Student Emergency Fund  Health Services, Student Safety, and much more  Newsletter  Parent Help-line (502) UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

17  Building upon the current structure to offer more connection and inclusion  Possibility of evolving into adding a Parents Advisory Council  Council would allow current parents to shape and guide the direction of services/programs  Unique programs offered to connect parents to UL to have your own “UL experience” UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

18  During lunch – 12:30 pm  At the Campus Resources Video – 3:15 pm  Family Reception – 3:30 pm  During dinner – 5:50 pm UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

19  Utilize the website   Complete the information sheet  Stay involved in your student’s life here at UL and take the opportunity to make your own connection to UL UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

20 Dr. Glenn Gittings UofL Parents Association Student Activities Center 302W Phone: (502) FAX: (502) TO: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

21  9:15 – Group Welcome Strickler Hall Room 101 UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Parents Association

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