Recent Alumni & Students

Recent Alumni & Students

Discover opportunities for current students and recent graduates to take advantage of the vast Arizona alumni network.

New and Soon-to-Be Arizona Alumni

Right from the start, Arizona Alumni works to welcome new Wildcats to campus. Our chapters and clubs award over $1 million in scholarships to more than 300 students each year. We have also created tons of opportunities to help current students and newly minted Wildcats for Life have a fun, inspiring and helpful transition after graduation. 

Recent Alumni Advisory Council

The Recent Alumni Advisory Council is a group of active recent graduates who offer feedback on alumni programming and promote the social, professional, philanthropic and service interests of recent alumni. They are also serve as the voice of young alumni and help find meaningful avenues for recent graduates to connect with the University of Arizona and fellow Wildcats.


Arizona Alumni awards academic scholarships to students through its chapters and clubs program and with the charitable support of donors, friends and the Arizona community. All scholarships are available via Scholarship Universe to students attending the University of Arizona. 

Bobcats Senior Honorary

The Bobcats Senior Honorary was founded for the purpose of preserving the unity and welfare of the University of Arizona by always being alert to guide it in the right direction.

Bear Down Network

The Bear Down Network can help you move ahead. Want to work more efficiently? Become a better leader? Or even change careers? Connect with fellow Arizona alumni and further your professional path.

Wildcat Mentor Society

The Wildcat Mentor Society is a transformative program that connects world-class alumni with the University of Arizona’s thought leaders of tomorrow in mutually beneficial mentorships. Mentees will gain knowledge on how to navigate everything from college to career to personal experiences.

Wilbur and Wilma in graduation caps and gowns

GradFest — Get Ready for Graduation!

GradFest takes place every fall and spring at Arizona BookStores at the Student Union Memorial Center to help graduating students prepare for Commencement. Students can purchase all graduation essentials such as caps, gowns, class rings, invitations, photos and more.

Fall 2022 GradFest took place Oct. 18-19. However, graduation items can still be purchased online and in store at the Student Union bookstore. 


Connect with Your Network

Moved or moving after graduation? Your connection to the University of Arizona does not end when you graduate. You are a Wildcat for Life. Connect with fellow Arizona alumni in your city to enjoy networking opportunities, game-watch parties, community service projects and much more!