About Laurier Chapters
With more than 80,000 members, Laurier alumni can be found in over 85 countries around the world! Our Chapters assist you in re-connecting with other alumni and to the university through events designed for networking, professional development, or for the whole family.
The primary goal of every Chapter is to promote the relationship and involvement between Laurier alumni and Wilfrid Laurier University.
Basic Aims and Objectives of each Chapter:
To provide a means by which Laurier alumni can become acquainted, renew old friendships and make new ones.
To provide a means by which alumni can keep abreast of any new changes and on-going development related to Wilfrid Laurier University.
To help the Alumni Relations Office with Student Send-Offs, involve the Laurier Student Alumni Association in Chapter events, inform co-op students of Chapter events in the city in which they are working, and connect with Laurier alumni in various geographical regions.
Publicity and Promotion
To cooperate in maintaining WLU's leadership and visibility among other leading universities and institutions. To develop the chapters to become assets to Laurier, the Alumni Association, and the community.
To work in conjunction with WLU Career Development Centre to assist students in career exploration through the ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) program and a variety of other programs.
To help in the fundraising efforts of the university by recruiting contributors and volunteers; to cultivate current donors and maintain their interest, support and assist with specific university fundraising initiatives.
The WLU Alumni Association Connection
The WLU Alumni Association assists Chapters in various ways. Their mandate is to promote the development and maintenance of alumni chapters. The WLUAA Chapters Committee works within the WLUAA Strategic Plan with the following objectives:
- Strengthen alumni chapters presence
- Support the research committee work to receive alumni feedback for events
- Support the communications committee work to improve the alumni database
For more information about your respective Chapter, click on the links below.