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Parent Leadership Council

The Mount St. Mary’s University Parent Leadership Council (PLC) is a deeper way for you to get involved with the Mount and support your student.

Information regarding the next Parent Leadership Council meeting for the fall 2022 semester will be sent out soon. 

Office of Parent & Family Engagement

Email the Office of Parent & Family Engagement

PLC membership benefits

Through the council, you’ll be encouraged to engage with university leadership as well as discover opportunities to meet other families who share a love for the Mount.

  • Luncheon with your student and university administration during Family Fest weekend

  • Special invitation to select Mount events such as convocation, business leader receptions and regional chapter events

  • Special invitation to the Mount’s commencement breakfast

  • Reserved seating at commencement for four-year sustaining members

How to get involved



  • Serve as a Mount Ambassador through the Admissions Volunteer Program
  • Attend Mount receptions, dinners, lectures, and other gatherings in your community with alumni and interested students and families
  • Communicate with Mount parents through first-year family welcome calls, thank you calls, and philanthropic support calls
  • Volunteer at on-campus events such as Move-In Day, Family Fest Weekend and Accepted Student’s Day, and attend Mount Summer Send-Offs


  • Work with the Career Center and the Career Pathways program
  • Help to provide internship and job opportunities for students by leveraging employer relationships
  • Mentor and network with current students to help them translate their academic success into career development
  • Encourage your student to work with the Career Center
  • Learn about the Mount, its mission, programs and activities


  • Make a gift annually to the Annual Fund in accordance with your capability, and preferably at a leadership level ($1,000+).
  • Identify families who might be able and willing to support Mount St. Mary’s University.

Contribute to the Annual Fund

If you're interested in getting involved, send us a message!

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Terms and Time Commitment

PLC membership is renewable each year. We ask you to commit to attending at least two meetings during the academic year, and dedicate 4-5 hours per semester for supporting outreach and events.