SAA Membership Application

Join SAA

Interested in joining SAA? We have recruitment events at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, but students may apply at any time. Candidates undergo a selection process that includes an application screening and an interview with current SAA members and advisors.


Application for membership is open to any Missouri State student who:

  • Maintains a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Has at least two semesters of school remaining
  • Is enthusiastic about Missouri State

Apply for SAA

To apply for SAA, please complete our interest form here.  Our next information night will be Tuesday, August 28th at 6:00 pm. Our fall interviews will take place on Wednesday, August 29th from 3-4:30 pm. If you are unable to attend those interview, or that date has passed, you will be contacted by the executive board to arrange an individual interview for membership. 


For more information about joining SAA, contact or call the Alumni Relations office at 417-836-5654.

Benefits of being a member

  • Exclusive members’ only scholarships
  • Networking opportunities with alumni and campus leaders
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Opportunities to develop professional skills and build your resume
  • Access to exclusive alumni events
  • Make an impact as an advocate for the university

Activities and events

SAA members participate in many activities such as:

  • Hosting the Missouri State Birthday Party
  • Sponsorship of the Be a Bear shirt
  • Giving back to the University and community
  • Volunteering at skyboxes during Missouri State football games
  • Assisting with Homecoming and other Alumni Association events

Aside from supporting outside organizations and activities, SAA also hosts many "members only" activities to socialize and build life-long relationships, while developing leadership and professional skills.