Missouri State Alumni Association

Recent Graduate


Students Today, Alumni Forever

The Missouri State University Alumni Association congratulates you on your hard work and achievement! As you take the next step, remember that you are still an important part of the Missouri State community—a community made up of people just like you, who hold close a Missouri State experience, who care about the University and who want to stay connected.

Throughout the year, the Alumni Association works to make sure you continue your Missouri State experience—offering a variety of events and activities to help you keep in touch with your alma mater, your friends and your traditions. In addition, the Alumni Association will send you several publications on a regular basis which will include updates on fellow alumni, as well as news about people and programs on the Missouri State campus.

Events are held regionally and nationally in cities such as Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix, Washington D.C., Tulsa, Jefferson City, St. Louis and Kansas City, just to name a few. These events are great opportunities for you to network, establish new relationships and reconnect with old friends in your area.

So, as you move your tassel to the other side, feel the pride of joining the ranks of more than 100,000 Missouri State University alumni!

Once a Bear, Always a Bear

The Missouri State University Alumni Association is your lifelong link to the University. There is no membership fee to the Alumni Association. When you graduate, you become an automatic member. All alumni receive:

  • Access to Missouri State’s online community, which offers a personal profile, online directory, permanent University e-mail address, career center, event information and more. Visit the Online Community to register.
  • Three issues annually of Missouri State magazine, your
    official alumni publication with news and features about
    fellow alumni and the University.
  • 12 issues of the Bear Bulletin, your monthly electronic newsletter with announcements to keep you “in the know.”
  • Event information for homecoming, the biggest annual celebration on campus.
  • Invitations to alumni gatherings in your area.
  • Special reunion and promotional event invitations.
  • Opportunities for adventure with the Flying Bears Travel Program.

Stay Connected

Staying in touch with your inner Bear is really about keeping a connection to Missouri State. The Alumni Association is here to keep you informed and involved with the University. By keeping your alumni record current, you will continue to receive important news and information. Updating your record is simple. Call 417-836-5654, e-mail alumni@missouristate.edu or visit Address Update.

Wherever you go, whatever you do, we want to know! Be sure and submit your career news to Class Notes.


Want to become an active member of the Alumni Association?
Graduates who make an annual gift of $25 or more to the Missouri State University Foundation will receive an active alumni membership card and additional benefits. For more information, visit Missouri State University Foundation.

10 Reasons To Be Involved With Your Alma Mater...

one Maintain lifelong friendships. Don’t lose touch with your Missouri State family.

two Network. Connect with alumni in similar fields, positions and locations.

three Continue your favorite traditions. Keep the pride alive!

four Be informed. Receive the most up-to-date info about what’s happening on campus.

five Have fun. Alumni events are a celebration of all things maroon and white.

six Impact the future of Missouri State. Give back to the University community in a way that fits you.

seven Share your story. Tell us your personal and professional achievements.

eight Add value to your degree. Learn what’s new in your academic field.

nine Feed your inner Bear. Discover ways to stay connected with the University.

ten Leave your mark. Define your legacy as one of more than 100,000 proud alumni.

A Latin Lesson for Alumni

A Latin Lesson for Alumni