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Letter from the Dean
Dear Parents:
I'm excited to announce that the parents program at Transylvania is now a function of student life. As part of our effort to encourage open discussion with you, it's my pleasure to introduce the new version of TransParent, which we plan to email to you several times a year. More...

Learning diplomacy outside the classroom
As a member of a fraternity and the Student Government Association and as an assistant to the president's office, senior Andrew Goff learned a valuable skill outside the classroom: diplomacy. More...

Ashley Gutshall: The fixer
"I'm here because I want to help people. The most rewarding part of my job is when a student comes in and says, 'Hey, I have this problem…,' and we can fix it. We get to do that every day." More...

New parent orientation June 29
New students go through an orientation program to get them better acquainted with Transylvania, and now parents can go through their own special orientation. Mark your calendar for June 29 for a half-day event that will include an information fair and reception. More...

New life for the Parents Council
The Parents Council, an advisory group representing students in each class year at Transylvania, is now part of student life and has some exciting plans in process. More...

Did You Know?
Forrer Dining Hall has a gluten-free refrigerator to accommodate students with celiac disease? It's in the back caf and is stocked with staples like bread, pasta, pretzels, and desserts. If your student has food allergies or other special dietary needs, our food service provider, Sodexo, is happy to help. Contact Amanda Langlitz, general manager, at (859) 233-8217 or

Upcoming events
Here are a few upcoming events that you may be interested in attending. For a full schedule, see the online calendar of events.

May 2-17, Juried Student Art Exhibition, Morlan Gallery

May 16-19, Pippin, presented by the music and theater program, Haggin Auditorium. To purchase tickets; click on Performances and Events

May 24-25, Senior Celebration Activities June 29, new parent orientation

August 9, new students arrive on campus

August 10-11, new student orientation

August 12, August term classes begin
Our mailing address: 300 N Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508

Our telephone: (859) 233-8215