Student Alumni Association
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Student Alumni Association

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) strives to strengthen the bond between alumni and current students at WIU. SAA is open to ALL WIU students and is an extension of the WIU Alumni Association.

Why Join SAA?

  • Be a member of the ONLY student organization that guarantees interaction with WIU Alumni
  • Get involved on campus
  • Attend great events
  • The chance to win lots of WIU giveaways and free food

Membership in SAA is FREE!

Upcoming Events

SEP Philanthropy Day
February 18

Come join SALC at the University Union concourse on Wednesday, February 18 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. as we write thank you cards to our university donors!

Grad Blast
April 16

Graduating in May '15, August '15 or December '15? Then come celebrate with us at Grad Blast!

Hosted by the WIU Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Leadership Council, the event is held to welcome graduating students to the Alumni Association and encourage them to continue a lifelong relationship with Western. Grad Blast is an open time to socialize and celebrate with your fellow graduates and learn about the benefits of being a WIU alumnus.

Thursday, April 16
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Location is TBA)

Come celebrate your achievements and be officially welcomed into the WIU Alumni Association with FREE food, prizes and non-alcoholic drinks!

Purple and Gold Rocky Run
April 25

Do you love to wear that Purple and Gold? Then come join SALC at the 2nd annual Purple and Gold Rocky Run on Saturday, April 25. More information will be announced soon!

Apply to be a member of SALC, the governing board of SAA!

Applications are due Friday, February 20, 2015 to the Alumni House by 4:30 p.m. Download the application now.

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You can also contact us at (309) 298-1914, email or  find us on Facebook .

If you are interested in information about the Student Alumni Leadership Council, the official governing body of the Student Alumni Association, visit the SALC web page.