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About the Alumni Association

Life after graduation from UL Lafayette can take our alumni in many different directions. Whether you start a career, continue your education, move to a new place or take some time to serve at home or abroad, you’re sure to experience a few bumps in the road and feel a little disconnected from all that was familiar.

But the Alumni Association is here to keep you connected.

How? As a University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduate, you are automatically a member of the Alumni Association! Your membership will help you stay connected and will let you take advantage of benefits to enjoy.

The Alumni Association aims to strengthen the connections between alumni and their alma mater. In support of that mission, the Alumni Council and the Alumni staff work together to:

  • Promote and preserve the traditions of the University and the unique culture of our area
  • Promote UL Lafayette's status as a Carnegie R1 university and its commitment to undergraduate education with emphasis on the quality of teaching and sensitivity to diversity in the curriculum
  • Promote UL Lafayette's commitment to being both accessible and academically excellent
  • Communicate the accomplishments and challenges of the Association and the University to alumni (graduates and former students), students and other UL Lafayette constituencies
  • Encourage alumni and friends of the University to use their time, talents, financial and human resources for the betterment of UL and to influence others to do the same
  • Provide opportunities for alumni to interact with each other and the University through a variety of programs and services
  • Maintain accurate data on alumni and friends of the University to facilitate communications between the University and its constituencies
  • Conduct ongoing legislative programs capitalizing on the resources of alumni, students, faculty, parents, friends, and community leaders to strengthen relationships with public officials
  • Promote the University's role in serving the needs of the state in areas such as economic development, environmental conservation, health care and public education
  • Recognize the strong, past, and growing future of the University and the essential role of the Alumni Association in the future of the University