Boston University’s alumni networks are communities of alumni, parents, donors, and friends who live in a particular geographical region and/or have a shared interest. They provide a critical link between alumni and the University—creating a mutually beneficial relationship that provides opportunities for alumni to engage with each other and with life of the University.
Alumni self-select which affinity networks they wish to receive communications about and invitations to events.
Alumni networks are vital to the work of Boston University; therefore, alumni networks programs should be mission-driven and designed with specific outcomes in mind.
Funding Alumni Networks
In general, Alumni Networks events and programs should be self-sustaining and work on a break-even model.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
In addition to network activities, alumni volunteers are increasingly playing a role in the University’s fundraising efforts and student recruitment initiatives: