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  • Welcome

    Student Alumni Association

    What is the Student Alumni Association?

    The mission of the Student Alumni Association is to foster a culture of student commitment through meaningful experiences and philanthropic efforts with students, alumni and the community. As one of the most active student organizations on campus, SAA provides its members with experiences that enhance their education, and opportunities to meet IU alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

    What does SAA do? 

    • create experiences which promote school spirit, tradition and interaction among the campus community.
    • Build awareness of the importance of philanthropy and the culture of commitment to IU Northwest.
    • Cultivate future alumni leadership among current students.
    • Represent the University Advancement and External Affairs team (which includes Alumni Relations, Marketing and Communications, Development and Special Events)  at signature programs and events.

    Some of the major events are:

    • Countdown to Commencement
    • Commencement
    • Philanthropy Week
    • Homecoming Week
    • Grad Night Celebration

    What benefits can you receive from being an SAA Member?

    Join SAA and build a connection to IU that will last a lifetime. SAA's $15 member dues include:

    • A chance to meet other students and make new friends.
    • Network with well-connected and influential alumni and campus leaders.
    • Build professional and social contacts.
    • Access to participate in special events.
    • Ability to develop and enhance leadership skills.
    • Monthly membership meetings 
    • SAA Shirt
    • Have fun and share your IU Northwest pride!
    • Your oppportunity to be a Philanthropist-$5. of every membership fee goes to IU Northwest Alumni Scholarship fund.

    Sounds great! How do I join?

    All undergraduate level students at IU Northwest are welcomed and invited to participate. To become a member just fellow these simple steps:                                                                       

    • Complete and submit a membership application.
    • Interview with the SAA advisor.
    • Have at least two semesters left at IU Northwest.
    • Maintain good academic standing.
    • Attend monthly meetings to get the most out of your membership.

    Click here to print out a copy of the 2016-2017 SAA Member Application!

  • News


    Last year over 60 students joined the Student Alumni Association! Why don't you?!

  • Calendar


    SAA/Alumni Blood Drive-Tuesday, September 8, 9:00am-3:00pm

    First SAA Meeting- Orientation and Meet and Greet-September 7

    Philanthropy Week-Oct. 10-14

    LinkedIn Workshop-Wednesday, Nov. 2, noon & 5:30 pm

    Homecoming-Saturday, November 5, 12:00pm-4:00pm

    Countdown to Commencement-Thursday, February 21, 2017, 9:00am-6:00pm

    Grad Night Celebration-May 9, 2017

    Commencement-Thursday, May 11, 2017

  • Contact Us

    Contact Us


    Paulette LaFata-Johnson
    Cedar Hall 107

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