Be a member, be the difference
Founded in 1896, the SIU Alumni Association now serves over 250,000 alumni worldwide by publishing the quarterly magazine, Southern Alumni. Archived issues of the magazine may be found online. Additional Association activities include sponsoring alumni chapters, organizing reunions and celebrating homecoming and related events.
When you become a member of the SIU Alumni Association, your dues support opportunities for students to succeed:
- Scholarships and Financial Aid
- Hands-on Career Experience and Mentoring
- Networking Events
Together, our members make a huge difference to many students. Become part of it today!
For students about to graduate, the Association puts on events like GradBash, a one-stop shop for all things graduation.
The Extern program matches SIU students with alumni and professionals in a number of industries and locations across the country.
We encourage you to visit the SIU Foundation and officially update your record.
Alumni who have excelled in their fields can be considered for a Distinguished Alumni Award, one of the highest honors SIU alumni can attain.
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We appreciate the continued support of our alumni and friends. Your gifts have enabled us to educate and mentor students who will become the our creative leaders of the future.