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The University of Minnesota Alumni Association
At the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, all alumni matter, regardless of who or where you are. UMAA makes it easy for you to tap into a network of more than 455,000 alumni around the world and stay connected to the University of Minnesota. Alumni can access programs and services offered by the Alumni Association, including career and lifelong learning webinars, professional development resources, and networking and social activities. All of this is possible because of dues-paying members of UMAA.

Become a member today and support the Alumni Association’s mission to enrich the lives of all alumni, support student success, and strengthen the University of Minnesota.

College of Liberal Arts Alumni Society
As a graduate of the College of Liberal Arts, you are automatically a part of the the College of Liberal Arts Alumni Society. The CLA Alumni Society offers opportunities to network with other CLA alumni, to provide advice to current CLA students, and to expand professional experiences.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication Alumni Society
For those who graduated from the “J-School,” you are included in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) Alumni Society. The SJMC Alumni Society coordinates the Alumni-Student Mentoring Program, the Alumni Award for Excellence, and the Above the Fold Award for recent SJMC graduates.

LinkedIn Groups

College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) Group
Network on LinkedIn with CLA alumni and current students on the College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) group. Exchange career-related advice, post and find job and internship listings, and share resources. Connect with current CLA students who are seeking mentors, informational interviews, and jobs or internships.

University of Minnesota Entrepreneur/Start-Up Group
The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has launched the University of Minnesota Entrepreneur / Start-Up Alumni Network and LinkedIn group for alumni and students who are interested in building connections and sharing ideas around entrepreneurial endeavors.

Legislative Action Network

Raise your voice for a better U. Alumni, it makes a huge difference when you share your story and spread the word about the importance of the U.

Ways to Connect with CLA Students
Students are looking to connect with you, our alumni. They're looking for advice, career stories, mentorships, informational interviews, internships, and even jobs. Can you help? A day, an hour, or even the few minutes it takes to answer an email can make a big difference. Learn how you can connect with CLA students.