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    Webinar Series

    The Alumni Association has unveiled an exciting new webinar series (powered by TalentMarks) with tools and access to career tips, advice and networking opportunities no matter where you are in your career cycle.

    Register Today!
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    Kilimanjaro Trek

    Travel to Tanzania with Bearcat Explorers for a special 12-day trip to Tanzania including a Mount Kilimanjaro climb and the opportunity to explore some unique Willamette connections with Carrie O'Callaghan '00 and Ashley Holmer '02!

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    Alumni Weekend 2015

    Thank you for making Alumni Weekend 2015 a success! Save the date for next year (Sept. 22-25) and join us back on campus!

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    Congratulations, Class of 2015!

    Welcome to the Alumni Association; you're automatically a member for life. Always a Bearcat!

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WU Alumni Association

“There’s a special connection between Bearcats, something I have discovered time and again. No matter the graduation year, I enjoy meeting my fellow alumni – and those who have yet to graduate. It is through the people of Willamette that I most deeply feel the connection to the university, so I’ll continue looking for ways to be involved.” – Adam DuVander ’02

Once a Bearcat, Always a Bearcat!

The Willamette University Alumni Association (WUAA) enables meaningful and enduring connections throughout the Willamette community. The organization’s primary goal is to help Willamette alumni – from all schools – celebrate each other’s accomplishments and encourage each other to live out our motto.

The WUAA provides a variety of fun and engaging ways to get involved and connect –  from Alumni Weekend, reunions and the Bearcat Explorers travel program, to the Career Network, regional events and Willamette Switchboard, and much more. Want to join? No need! If you’ve attended Willamette for more than two semesters you are already a part of the 25,000 member strong alumni association.

This is an organization FOR you and shaped BY you, with a multitude of ways for you to plug in. We look forward to your involvement in this vibrant lifelong community. 

Get Involved!

Volunteer! Check out the WAVE (Willamette Alumni Volunteer Experience), and complete this form to indicate your interest in getting involved. Catch the WAVE!


ASK for what you need and OFFER what you have! Connect with the Bearcat community on Willamette Switchboard.

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