Get involved and stay connected.

There's more than one way to stay engaged with McMurry after you graduate.

Whether it’s attending Homecoming or another special event, finding or establishing an affinity group that matches your interest, volunteering your time, nominating someone for an alumni award, or giving back to the University, you can remain connected!

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Build Strong Networks

Keep your associations going strong long after you’ve left campus.

The McMurry community means many things—your group of friends, people with whom you share an interest, alumni who live nearby, or simply others going through the same stage of life.

Ask A McMurry Alum

Through the Ask A McMurry Alum program, alumni and current and prospective students can connect with McMurry graduates to learn about career development and the real-life experience of entering the workforce.

Ask A McMurry Alum will connect you with the best alumni who can help you with advice and introductions. You’ll have the opportunity to share interests, ask questions, and hear personal stories from McMurry alumni.

Ask An Alum

Become a McMurry Mentor

The Ask A McMurry Alum program is made possible through volunteer mentors who come from diverse areas of expertise, interest, and practice.

Take this opportunity to share your knowledge with McMurry’s next generation!

become a volunteer mentor

Join the McMurry University Alumni Association LinkedIn Group

The McMurry University Alumni LinkedIn group is a new space. Help the group grow and take advantage of this network by joining and being an active member of the group.

Join McMurry Alumni Association Group

Use LinkedIn To Easily Find Alumni

Use LinkedIn’s alumni tool to find and connect with McMurry alumni in particular cities, industries, or companies. You will find alumni information including:

  • where they live (1)
  • where they work (2)
  • what they do (3)

You can filter the results of what you see by clicking on the bars under where they live, work or what they do. This will show only those alumni who meet the criteria. You can search by year alumni attended or graduated. Or you can search by company name, title or any other keyword in the search bar with the magnifying glass.

If you are not connected to the person but do want to connect, ALWAYS go to the person’s profile page before clicking on the connect button to ensure you can add a message to your invite.

Find alumni on LinkedIn

Over the next few months McMurry will be rolling out Handshake—a comprehensive online career resource for McMurry students and alumni. Your connection to all things career-related, Handshake will give you the ability to:

  • Search for job and internship opportunities
  • Connect with employers and fellow alumni
  • Attend career fairs, panels, and other industry-focused events
  • Connect with and mentor current McMurry students
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Time and Expertise

Lend Time and Expertise

Giving back your time is a great way to stay connected to your alma mater. Whether volunteering at events, mentoring current and future students or fellow alumni, reaching out to former classmates, or taking leadership roles, alumni volunteers play a vital role at McMurry.

Learn more about how to get involved and which opportunities may be a perfect fit for you.

Let Us Know

One of the greatest ways you can support McMurry is to contribute your time to recruiting future generations of students.

As an Alumni Recruiting Ambassador, you’ll be invited to reach out to newly admitted students, refer students to the Admission Office, and represent McMurry at college fairs and around your community.

Sign up to volunteer

McMurry Serves

McMurry Serves is an annual tradition and a volunteer opportunity for McMurry alumni, students, faculty, staff, and families to come together as a community and serve others in Abilene, throughout Texas—and beyond!

No matter where you live, you can continue the tradition of giving back throughout the month of February, by volunteering and doing something good for your community or for those in need.

Organize a project

Join your reunion class committee.

Reunion volunteers are passionate leaders of their class who help share their enthusiasm and encourage classmates to “come back” for Homecoming Weekend and Class Reunions. Serving as a volunteer is a special way to celebrate your alumni affiliation, show your McMurry pride, and help create a memorable milestone experience for your class.

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Be an event host or planning committee volunteer.

Work with Alumni staff to organize a particular event and provide “on site” support. Event Hosts attend Alumni-sponsored events and interact with other alumni, guests and students.

Please contact the Alumni office to learn more.

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Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Alumni Board elects new members and alternates annually at the regular spring meeting. To nominate someone—or yourself—please submit the online nomination form by February 15.

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