If you graduated from URI between 2008 and 2017, you're a young alum! As the newest members of the University of Rhode Island alumni community, we want you to know about the alumni programs, social events, and networking opportunities designed for you!
TOP TEN TIPS FOR YOUNG ALUMS TO BE ACTIVE ALUMS
If you want to keep your Rhody ties strong but aren't sure how to do it, here are some tips that will help get you started.
Tip One: Get Carded
Become a member the Alumni Association and get exclusive perks, discounts and invitations. Recent grads get a GIANT discount on membership dues!
Tip Two: Hang Out With Us
Exciting alumni events happen all year round, all around the world.
From meet-ups and networking events to reunions and fundraisers, there's always something interesting going on, and we don't want you to miss a thing!
Alumni Events Calendar
Tip Three: Be a Social Media Maven
See those adorable little chicklets up there in the left column? Tap on them to get to our social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Flickr. Check in often—we're always posting fun news.
Follow us on Facebook
Tip Four: Get Your Career on Track
All URI alumni have access to free career advice from our two Alumni Services Career Counselors. They can help you fine-tune your resume, spiff up your elevator speech, sharpen your interview skills, and more.
More About Career Services
Tip Five: Perfect Your Profile
It's fun to check out the Alumni Directory and see what your old friends are up to—and they want to know what you're up to, too. All you have to do is log in, and then go to the Manage My Information page.
Update Your Profile
Tip Six: Submit a Class Note
Want to see your name in print... and keep your URI community in the loop? Send us a Class Note whenever you have some news to announce and we'll print it in QuadAngles, the alumni magazine.
Send a Note
Tip Seven: Read On
QuadAngles, the quarterly alumni magazine, is filled with great features and news stories about URI alums. It's also where you can read Class Notes and find out about big developments at URI.
Read QuadAngles Online
Tip Eight: Be a Loud, Proud Ram Fan
Go to URI games whenever you can. You'll see lots of other alums there, cheering on our Rams, wearing Keaney blue, and showing Rhody Spirit in the loudest way possible. The Rams love their fans!
Rhody Sports Info
Tip Nine: Give a Little (or a Lot)
You don't have to wait until you've made your first million to give back to URI. Small donations add up to big scholarships for students in need. And there are other ways to give back—just look at Tip Ten!
How to Give to URI
Tip Ten: Give Your Time
Don't have money to give right now? We get it. But there are other ways to show support for your alma mater, like participating in a panel event or workshop, or serving on a volunteer committee or council. Alumni Committees