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Dear Spartan families,

On behalf of the Family Association Board, we would like to extend a warm “Spartan Welcome” to all new and returning families! As a family member, you are automatically enrolled in the Family Association. You will receive University updates like the University magazine, and the UT Journal. To stay connected, make sure to update your contact information, and follow us on social media.

The University of Tampa strives to provide students with an exceptional learning experience geared towards helping students become Spartan Ready. Faculty, staff and the UT community work to provide students with the foundational elements such as global engagement, critical thinking skills, professionalism and so much more. We are committed to helping students succeed in their passions through our co-curricular and curricular opportunities.

Lastly, thank you for taking the time to be involved in your student’s educational experience. To help support the mission of the University, please consider making a gift to the Parents and Family Fund. Your annual gift to The University of Tampa will help to empower students, creating a better learning environment for our campus.

For further inquiries, please feel free to contact the Office of Development and University Relations at (813) 253-6220 or email We wish you and your Spartan a successful year at The University of Tampa!

In Spartan Spirit,

Mike Culotta, Family Association Board Chair

For further information, view Orientation and Family Weekend.

Current Membership

Rick Baker
Belleair Bluffs, FL

Louis Chaconas
Clearwater Beach, FL

Nicole Chaconas
Clearwater Beach, FL

April Cohen
Huntertown, IN

Dr. Ron Cohen
Huntertown, IN

Carla Culotta
Estero, FL

Mike Culotta, Chair
Nashville, TN

Bill Forrest
Mount Laurel, NJ

Cornel Gaalswijk
Land O' Lakes, FL

Randa Gaalswijk
Land O' Lakes, FL

Jacqueline Haight
Tampa, FL

Angie O'Dowd
Hilton Head, SC

Jeff O'Dowd
Hilton Head, SC

Amy Schroeder
Madison, WI