SFU Alumni Association
When you graduate, you automatically become a member of the SFU Alumni Association, a network of more than 120,000 graduates. The Alumni Association is here to keep you connected with your fellow alumni and the SFU community. We invite you to explore the Alumni Association website for more information about our activities, your privileges and how you can get involved.
Call for Nominations
The call for nominations for the SFU Alumni Association Board of Directors has now passed. [View the Candidates]
Any member of the Association who has completed a Senate-approved degree, diploma, certificate or PDP at Simon Fraser University is eligible to serve on the Board. Candidates should be able to attend the majority of monthly Board meetings in person as well as committee meetings and special events. Candidates should also be willing and able to fulfill Board member roles and responsibilities
If no more than six nominations are received this year, Board members will be appointed by election. If more than six nominations are receive, there will be an election; all members of the Alumni Association are eligible to vote via the online voting system. Candidate information will be posted on the Alumni website.
A special “Meet the Candidates” reception will be held during the SFU Alumni Association’s Annual Gathering & General Meeting. Further details forthcoming.
A new vision for alumni
SFU and the Alumni Association have developed a new vision for alumni engagement which will chart our course over the next five years leading up to the university's 50th anniversary in 2015/16. The resulting vision and goals reflect what alumni say that they want from SFU and the Alumni Association, and how they want to engage with the university their fellow alumni. [Learn more]
Alumni Association Vision Statement
The SFU Alumni Association will be an engaging and mutually beneficial lifetime link between Simon Fraser University and its community of alumni.
Alumni Association Mission Statement
The SFU Alumni Association represents the interests of SFU graduates worldwide. We are committed to keeping our alumni informed, involved and invested in the alumni community and the future of Simon Fraser University. Working closely with the University, we offer communications, events, benefits and services for our current and future alumni.
Alumni Association Values
We believe a lifelong relationship exists between alumni and the university. - We recognize the importance of higher education to the development of society. - We believe that quality and accessibility are essential if the university is to fulfil its mission of teaching, research and community service. - We believe that alumni must contribute actively to the development of the university, and that this may include challenging the university's vision of itself. - We acknowledge we are a caring organization, in our service to the membership, the university and the broader community.
Alumni Association Constitution & Bylaws
View a copy of the SFU Alumni Association's [Constitution & Bylaws] (PDF)