On Wednesday, August 21, 2013, a first-year student takes stock of her new surroundings.</p>

A Year in Photos

Now that's officially the first day of summer, we wanted to reflect on the past year at Rollins. Here are our favorite photos from August 2013, when new students first arrived on campus, to May 2014, when graduating seniors accepted their diplomas. Photos by Scott Cook and Jim Hogue.


Alfond Sports Center Closure

The Rollins athletic facility will be closed starting Friday, August 1 for routine maintenance.

Rollins College Named a “2014 Great College to Work For”

For the sixth consecutive year, Rollins is named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Hamilton Holt School

The Inn that Keeps Giving

An update on The Alfond Inn.

A Q&A with Rollins’ Title IX Coordinator

As Rollins' new Title IX coordinator, Diane Willingham is working to improve protection against sexual misconduct and discrimination on campus.

Fox Joins Students on a Field Study Program in China

A stuffed fox tours China.

Award Recognizes Mäensivu’s Community Service

Maureen Mäensivu wins the 2014 Thaddeus Seymour Staff Award for Community Engagement.

Financial Aid Office Honored for Service

Department takes home the 2014 Service Excellence Departmental Award.

Smith-Clayman Honored for Work with Older Students

Peggy Smith-Clayman receives 2014 President’s Award for Diversity and Inclusion.

Helen Byrd Wins Award for Outstanding Service

Helen Byrd honored with the Helen A. Ward Crossley Distinguished Service Award for Staff.

Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business wins GMAC TeamMBA Award

Business students honored for service to community.

McAllaster Named Acting President

On Monday, June 9, the Board of Trustees appointed former dean Craig McAllaster to serve as acting president.

Hamilton Holt School Receives Grant from Winter Park Health Foundation

The $148,268 grant will support the Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning.

Featured Events

August 14, 7.30 p.m.

Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning Information Session

Bush Auditorium, Bush Science Center

Learn about what classes will be available this fall through Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning, which offers classes to anyone 50 or older.

August 20, 10 a.m.

Move-In Day

Residence Halls

On Wednesday, August 20, Rollins will welcome first-year and transfer students to Winter Park, as the Class of 2018 moveds into residence halls across campus.

August 21, 11.30 a.m.


Warden Arena, Harold & Ted Alfond Sports Center

Join us for the official opening of the 130th year of Rollins College and the formal matriculation of the Class of 2018.