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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, such as the Family Association e-newsletter, the Minaret Minute, and the University magazine, 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 Parent Relations at (813) 257-3219 or email We wish you and your Spartan a successful year at The University of Tampa!

In Spartan Spirit,

Frank Lento

For further information, view  Orientation and Family Weekend.

Current Membership

Shannon Anderson
Duluth, GA
Carla Culotta
Estero, FL
Mike Culotta
Franklin, TN
Anne Renee Evens
Land O' Lakes, FL
Evan Fetter 
Dallas, TX
Bill Forrest 
Mount Laurel, NJ
Randa Gaalswijk
Land O' Lakes, FL
Kim and Patrick Hall
Hilton Head Island, SC
Dennis and Stephanie Hickey
Palm Harbor, FL
Frank Lento, Chair
East Patchogue, NY
Todd Leveridge
Plano, TX
Robynne and Kevin Smith
Verona, NJ
Donna and Drew Thompson
Palm Beach Gardens, FL