Stay Connected, Stay Purple—Participate in Northwestern
The NAA invites you to become an active member of the Northwestern community. You can participate by:
• Staying connected with other alumni, parents and friends
• Volunteering your time
• Cheering for the Wildcats, wherever they play
• Making a gift to the University
Your participation in all of these areas is an important vote of confidence in our outstanding University. Your involvement and support make a real difference to Northwestern and our current and future students.
Here are just a few of the many ways to you can engage with Northwestern.
Stay connected—wherever you might be—through your local Northwestern Alumni Club. These clubs provide opportunities to come together for cultural events, sports outings, social activities, community service projects, talks with Northwestern professors, and much more.
Volunteer participation is vital to the success of Northwestern’s Reunions. Each Reunion class forms its own committee, which contacts classmates to encourage them to return to campus and contribute to the Reunion Class Gift.
Alumni Admission Council
Alumni are invited to share their Northwestern experience with prospective students by volunteering with their local Alumni Admission Council (AAC). AAC volunteers represent Northwestern at college fairs throughout the year and conduct admission interviews.
If you would like to join your area AAC, contact
Alumni Career Contacts
Alumni can volunteer to share their career expertise. These alumni career contacts agree to be contacted by Northwestern students or alumni via phone, e-mail, or in-person interview to share information about specific occupations, perspectives on the job market, and how their Northwestern degree relates to their career field.
For more information on becoming an alumni career contact and other mentoring opportunities, visit the Networking & Mentoring page.
Give Every Year. Make a Difference Every Day.
Giving to Northwestern is an important investment in the future of the University that both enhances the value of your degree and enables a world-class education for students for generations to come. Whether it is directed to your school, scholarships, or any area you choose, every gift makes a difference—no matter the amount.
For more information about how to support Northwestern, visit giving.northwestern.edu.
Northwestern University Leadership Circle
Donors who contribute $1,000 or more annually to Northwestern become members of the Northwestern University Leadership Circle (NULC), a University-wide giving society. NULC strengthens the relationship between the University and donors, reaffirming the value of annual support at the leadership level. The Leadership Circle delivers exclusive communication to members about the significant role leadership giving plays in the life of the University.
Visit giving.northwestern.edu/leadership for more information.
For more ways to participate in Northwestern, visit alumni.northwestern.edu.