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Family News Digest


Welcome to Family News Digest, a weekly newsletter especially for University of Dayton parents and guardians.  

COVID-19 status level 2 – GREEN - LOCALIZED

For the most up to date information, check the COVID-19 case dashboard.  


Join us for One Day, One Dayton

Join the Flyer community for this year's 24-hour day of giving on Wednesday, April 14! Together, we will raise funds for scholarships, hands-on learning experiences, student research, and additional support for our students' physical, mental and spiritual health. Learn more at

Register for the 5K Run/Walk for Student Success

Register to run or walk the One Day, One Dayton 5K April 10-14 and 100% of your gift will go to the UD Fund to support the success of students through scholarships, emergency aid, and additional mental, physical and spiritual health opportunities. Gifts of $60 or more will receive a 1D1D T-shirt. Registration closes tomorrow at 11:59 p.m.

Academic Advising Reminders

The last day to drop a class with a "W" is Tuesday, April 13. Students need to speak with their academic advisor and instructor. Summer and fall course registration has begun; students need to speak with their advisors to obtain their Alternate Pin/Advisor Approval Code. Students should also check to see if they have any holds.


First class of Flyer Promise Scholars to graduate

The University’s first Flyer Promise Scholars will graduate this spring — cementing the success of the program created to remove financial barriers and offer support for underrepresented and underserved students. Read the full story here.

Student business combines fun, social distancing with customized cornhole

One of UD’s newest student-run businesses, Flyer Gaming, is selling custom cornhole boards that keep Flyers social while social distancing. Read more in the latest issue of the University of Dayton Magazine.

Celebrate libraries

Celebrate Roesch Library's 50 years on campus and National Library Week with sweets, songs and the success that comes from making the most of the resources, spaces and services in the University Libraries. Learn more here.

Family News Digest

Every Wednesday and sometimes Friday, the University news and communications team will share news to help you stay connected. Previous issues of Family News Digest are archived at