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Alumni Programs

The CWU Alumni Association is committed to keeping the Wildcat family engaged with Central, fellow alumni, and current students. Through the various programs we and our campus partners offer, you can connect with the Wildcat community and the university, regardless of how far away you may live, or what year you graduated. 

Learn more about each program below. 

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Alumni Scholarships
College today is more expensive than ever and is increasingly out of reach for many of our deserving students. Please learn more about the Alumni Associations departmental scholarships and consider joining the hundreds of donors who make this critical support possible.

Brick by Brick Program
Salute the past, capture the present, and help ignite future opportunities for students by purchasing a personalized, engraved brick on the Alumni Walk in the Barge Hall courtyard.

Central Class Rings
Showcase your Wildcat pride and achievement by wearing a CWU class ring, designed and selected by CWU students. 

The CWU Latinx Alumni Association supports, promotes, and channels the academic, social, professional and developmental interests of CWU’s Hispanic/Latinx community, past, present, and future.

All CWU alumni have access to online yearbooks, and members of the CWU Alumni Association can obtain a library card which includes access to check out materials in person at Brooks Library and use the interlibrary loan service.

CWU has various mentoring programs that provide opportunities for students to gain valuable guidance on a variety of career-related topics, including one-on-one advice, networking, interviewing, and job shadowing. 

Teacher Swag Bag  
We are proud to support our teaching alumni in their efforts to better the lives of today’s youth. The Teacher Swag Bag program offers a box of free swag to spread Wildcat pride in your classroom, while also inspiring your students to pursue a college education and embark on a journey of lifelong learning.

Traditions Keeper
Wildcat Traditions Keepers fully embrace the Wildcat Way and demonstrate commitment, passion, and respect for the history of the university. Complete the challenges in the Traditions Keeper app and earn pins and a medallion to wear proudly.

The Alumni Travel Program provides world-class travel at great rates, and the opportunity to travel with fellow Wildcats. Visit our travel page to see what trips are coming up.

Wildcat Career Support
The Wildcat Career Network is a program provided by Career Services that offers career events, workshops, and job fairs to help create face-to-face interactions with key recruiting contacts and help you apply to over 2 million local and national jobs.

Wildcat Regional Leader Program
CWU alumni regional leaders play a pivotal role in alumni engagement in their community. They engage their community and spread Wildcat pride. They help plan events in their area, engage on social media, and connect alumni and perspective students to the university.  

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