Host Your Own Event

Rollins In A Box!

Host your own Rollins event and connect with Tars anytime, anywhere.

Rollins alumni always have a great time when they’re together. Now YOU can make that happen anytime! Hold your own alumni gathering to reconnect with classmates in your area, network with other Rollins professionals, or host a mixer to connect with local alumni you haven’t yet met. 

How do you get started? 3 easy steps:

Step 1

Fill out the request form to receive your own Rollins In A Box for your alumni gathering. You'll receive a response within 48 hours of submission. If possible, please submit your form 4 weeks prior to the date of your event.

Two alumni hugging at Rollins in a Box party.

Step 2

Promote your event! Post your event on your own social media channels to spread the word with your alumni network. The Office of Alumni Engagement can also help you find alumni in your area.

Two alumni hugging at Rollins in a Box party.

Step 3

Share your Rollins pride. We’ll send you the Rollins In A Box containing branded Rollins cups and swag to share with your guests. We’ll also include our latest magazines or brochures so your guests can see what’s new on campus and a special host gift just for you.

An open box with Rollins hat, cups, pendant, pens and stickers.
Rollins alumni celebration with faculty member, holding Rollins College banner

Ready to Host Your Own Gathering?

Rollins In A Box is a way for your Office of Alumni Engagement to support you in hosting fun, social gatherings for networking with new friends or reconnecting with your former classmates. We encourage you to share event photos with us so that we can encourage other alumni to host their own event, too!

Rollins in a box request form

Rollins In A Box FAQs

As a host, what are my responsibilities?

  • To communicate regularly with the Office of Alumni Engagement.
  • Determine event information in advance (such as date, time, location, etc.) and handle any venue scheduling.
  • Identify audience to invite to event.
  • Organize any menu and arrangements for the day of the event.
  • Send out invitations via social media, individual phone calls, emails, etc. 
  • Take photos and videos throughout your event to share on social media and with the Office of Alumni Engagement.
  • Provide hand-outs or favors that were provided by the Office of Alumni Engagement.
  • Communicate with guests the importance of staying engaged with Rollins in volunteerism, giving financially, and/or hosting their own events.
  • Follow up with the Office of Alumni Engagement post-event with wrap-up, feedback, and provide photos/videos that we may share in public communications.

What will the Office of Alumni Engagement help with?

  • You should have a target guest audience in mind when planning your event (i.e. known classmates, professional network, specific affinity or grad years, etc). However, the Office of Alumni Engagement can assist with identifying alumni in the area to invite.
  • The Office of Alumni Engagement will create an event registration page for you to share in your invitations and keep track of registered guests.
  • We will record RSVP's and communicate updates with you on a regular basis.
  • Provide post-event funding support for specific events. Contact our office to determine if your event meets the criteria for post-event funding.

What are some of the items that could be included in Rollins In A Box?

The exact contents of the Box change based on availability. Here are some examples of what may be included:

  • Rollins branded cups
  • Decorative Rollins pennant
  • Guest giveaway items such as keychains, pens, stickers, etc.
  • Host(s) gift
  • Nametags
  • Current publications, magazines, or informational flyers