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Alumni Association

The DePauw University Alumni Association is made up of more than 35,000 alumni who live in every state and in countries around the world.

Alumni have never been more important to DePauw, and there are many meaningful opportunities alumni are seizing to engage with the University and make a difference in the lives of students. All alumni are asked to take four mission-critical actions in support of DePauw University: Go, Give, Help, and Connect. 

We invite you to learn more about our Alumni Association Board of Directors, the GOLD Alumni Board, read unique alumni profiles, and learn more about some of our alumni award winners. 

Alumni Association Board of Directors clapping on-stage during convocation
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Green Center for the Performing Arts (exterior) during the fall
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Alumni taking photos at the boulder
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Alumni Association Board of Directors recognizing serve of their peers.
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Alumni Legacy Families

Opening Weekend Legacy Family PhotoLove for DePauw runs deep. In some families, it spans generations.

Each year, DePauw has enrolled some of its most promising students with the help of DePauw alumni. Our incoming classes have many students who are the children, grandchildren, or siblings of DePauw alumni. This longstanding tradition strengthens the connection between alumni and the institution.

Throughout the year, the Office of Alumni Engagement hosts or supports special events for alumni legacy families. These events include lunch on move-in day for first-year students and their families, a private reception prior to graduation for seniors and their families, and events during Family Weekend in September.

Alumni Resources

Supporting our alumni – even years after they graduate – is part of DePauw’s DNA. From career networking to lifelong learning opportunities with leading DePauw alumni and faculty the Office of Alumni Engagement provides programs and services that build community among DePauw’s 35,000 graduates across the globe.

As a member of the Alumni Association, you will:

Alumni AssociationReceive regular correspondence from DePauw University. This includes the quarterly DePauw Magazine and monthly e-newsletters that highlight alumni news, upcoming events, and information on arts and athletics.

Benefit from career resources, including access to online networking groups, such as DePauw’s official LinkedIn group, and webinars featuring DePauw faculty, staff, and alumni.

Be invited to special events happening in your area, sponsored by one of DePauw’s Regional Alumni Associations.

Be able to find any of your classmates any time through the Online Directory, or by contacting the Office of Alumni Engagement at (877) 658-2586 or alumnioffice@depauw.edu.

Have an opportunity to influence the next generation of DePauw students by making a student referral or gift to the University.

Have opportunities for travel and continued education with other alumni.

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