As a graduate of the College of Design you automatically become a part of the College of Design Alumni Society when you join the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Founded in 2006, the College of Design Alumni Society has 1,500 members. All alumni, students, and friends of the college are eligible for membership, which supports the work of the Design Student and Alumni Board. The Design Alumni Society offers opportunities for alumni, students and members of the college and professional community to connect, network, and learn together through the programs of the Design Student and Alumni Board.
The alumni society board and College of Design student board meet and work together as the Design Student and Alumni Board, creating programs and opportunities that support the transition from college to career and connect alumni, students and other professionals with the college community in the process.
At the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, all alumni matter, regardless of who or where you are. UMAA makes it easy for you to tap into a network of more than 455,000 alumni around the world and stay connected to the University of Minnesota. Alumni can access programs and services offered by the Alumni Association, including career and lifelong learning webinars, professional development resources, and networking and social activities. All of this is possible because of dues-paying members of UMAA. Become a member today and support the Alumni Association’s mission to enrich the lives of all alumni, support student success, and strengthen the University of Minnesota.