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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.

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.