Mission & Vision

We connect Jayhawks and beyond to span across all boundaries, fuel big dreams and unite possibilities together.

Our Mission

We build lifelong relationships that strengthen the University of Kansas and the legacy of excellence embodied by its students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends.

Our Vision

The KU Alumni Association is a trusted, strategic partner in advancing the mission of the University of Kansas by uniting a global network of Jayhawks and increasing the value of KU degrees.

Our Values

We Are Catalysts For Connection

Appreciate The Unique

We empower our community to authentically shine. We believe that differences are strengths, all humanity has value and all Jayhawks belong.

Cultivate The Core

We co-construct shared experiences and memories extending from KU’s campus to our global community, connected by what it means to be a Jayhawk.

Fuel The Future

We bravely reimagine the future together and boldly innovate to continue raising the standard for Jayhawk Excellence.

Our Commitments

Through the support of dues-paying members, donors and friends, 
the KU Alumni Association creates positive impact for the University 
of Kansas in five ways: We Advocate, Communicate, Recruit,
Serve and Unite Jayhawks.

Alumni Records

The Alumni Association is the sole guardian of alumni records for the University of Kansas and houses biographical information on 347,681 active alumni. These records comprise 195,821 residents of Kansas, 147,441 residents of other states and 5,556 residents for foreign countries. Association members can locate an alumnus in the Online Directory.

Why Join

Your membership in the KU Alumni Association is the single most powerful way to make all of KU stronger, including 
the value of your own degree. Through your membership, 
the Association:

Why Join

Your membership in the KU Alumni Association is the single most powerful way to make all of KU stronger, including 
the value of your own degree. Through your membership, 
the Association:

Enhances student recruitment by signaling to the best and brightest that a powerful affiliation exists worldwide in support of the University

Increases the value of your KU degree by highlighting the accomplishments and commitment of Jayhawks

Preserves KU’s distinctive, nationally known traditions and helps students understand that being a Jayhawk is a lifelong commitment

Provides an avenue through which informed advocates for KU can voice their opinions and be heard by KU leaders and politicians

Grows a larger network of Jayhawks who can help fellow Jayhawks in an increasingly competitive world

Resources

Welcome to the University
of Kansas Alumni Association

Your membership in the KU Alumni Association is the single most powerful way to make all of KU stronger, including the value of your own degree. Through your membership, the Association: