Fall is always a busy time at Elon, full of many activities to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit.

Family Weekend is coming up, September 25-27! If you haven’t already, be sure to register for the weekend by clicking the link to the right. We have a number of wonderful activities planned for the weekend, including some just for grandparents. I look forward to welcoming you back home to campus this fall.

On October 6, Elon welcomes Itzhak Perlman for the Fall Convocation address in Alumni Gym. Beloved for his charm as well as his remarkable artistry, Perlman has performed on violin with every major orchestra in concert halls around the globe, and he has entertained and enlightened television viewers of all ages on shows including “The Late Show with David Letterman,” Sesame Street,” “The Frugal Gourmet” and “The Tonight Show.” He has garnered 16 Grammy Awards over the years and was honored in 2008 with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in recording arts. We hope you can join us for these exciting events.

Warm regards,

Jozi Snowberger '07
Director of Parent Engagement

News And Events

Hurricane Florence: Update from President Connie Ledoux Book

President Book offers this video message as the Elon community returns to campus following Hurricane Florence, which devastated the coastal areas of North Carolina and South Carolina and has caused widespread and catastrophic flooding. 

Elon academic programs earn national recognition in 2019 College Factual “Best Colleges” ranking

Elon University earns 34 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. Five academic programs are ranked in the top 5 percent nationwide.

UPDATE, Monday, Sept. 17: Elon University classes resume normal schedule on Tuesday

Elon University office opened on a normal schedule Monday morning and all classes are scheduled to resume on Tuesday morning. Please read this note for further details.

Resources for tracking Hurricane Florence

For those not on campus or outside the area as Hurricane Florence approaches, here is a list of various resources to help track how the storm is impacting Elon. 

Elon leads the nation in student success programs in annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings

Elon is recognized for excellence in all eight high-impact curricular and co-curricular academic programs highlighted in the nation’s top-selling college guide.

 

Family Weekend

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