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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 485,000 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 Community

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

Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication Alumni Society

The HSJMC Alumni Society coordinates an alumni-student mentoring program, the Alumni Award for Excellence, and the Above the Fold Award for recent HSJMC graduates.


Maroon & Gold Network

Join this virtual network to seek assistance yourself or offer help to U of M students and fellow alumni with career-related connections and advice. Provide your expertise or ask for an informal interview, seek help with a resume, or identify alumni in various locations, worldwide.

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. 

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.

UMN Advocates

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. UMN Advocates engages students, alumni, faculty, and community members to build a stronger U of M for years to come.

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.