April is Alumni Month at Sacramento State, a time to celebrate alumni and recognize their impact in the community. Filled with events and volunteer opportunities, Alumni Month is the perfect time to reconnect with campus and build even stronger ties to your alma mater.
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Each year since 1972, the Sacramento State Alumni Association honors accomplished alumni and friends with the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Each year the Sacramento State Alumni Association honors alumni who graduated 50 years ago with a special reunion luncheon.
Grad Fest is a convenient one-stop-shop for Sacramento State graduates. Meet personally with vendors and knowledgeable campus staff! For Grad Fest, the Alumni Association offers a special $40 membership package.
Take some time and reconnect with your alma mater during the Sacramento State Alumni Association's annual Homecoming festivities. From participating in our tailgate festival to attending the big game, come back to campus.
Each year the Sacramento State Alumni Association and its related entities proudly awards 12-15 scholarships ranging from $1,000-$2,000 to deserving Sacramento State students.
Top Five Ways Membership Benefits You
1. Connects you to a powerful network of 220,000 alumni.
Membership will provide you opportunities at events and online to make connections with other alumni, build a stronger personal network and experience the loyalty and pride shared among alumni of Sacramento State.
2. Advances your career.
Members have access to discounted alumni career services at Sacramento State’s Career Center, utilize job boards accessible only to alumni and students, participate at job fairs, and make use of alumni connections.
3. Appreciates the value of your degree.
As the percentage of active alumni increases so does Sacramento State’s ranking and reputation. As we continue to move up, the perception and value of a Sac State degree improves, making our grads more respected and attractive to employers.
4. Saves you money.
Members receive discounts on auto, home and renters and health insurance; cellular service, travel, and much more. Special member only rates for products, services and campus events.
5. Shows your Hornet Pride.
Did you know that 1 in 21 Sacramento area residents are graduates of Sacramento State? The Alumni Association is your Hornet connection for life!
Quick LinksMembership Benefits
Under the bylaws of the Sacramento State Alumni Association, an alumnus or alumna is anyone who:
- Completed 12 or more units attending California State University, Sacramento
- Served on the faculty of California State University, Sacramento
- Is a spouse of an alumnus or alumna under a joint membership; or is interested in advancing the interests of California State University, Sacramento as a "friend" of the University
If you have any questions about membership, please contact the Alumni Association at (916) 278-6295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni who have received their degree within two years are eligible to purchase several career service packages offered by the Career Center. Alumni Association members receive a discount. Alumni who have graduated more than two years ago are eligible to purchase access to the Career Center's online job posting database.
The Career Center offers career counseling services to alumni. Walk-in appointments with a career counseling assistant are available in 15-20 minute time slots. One hour scheduled appointments and practice interview sessions are also available.
The Career Center hosts several career fairs throughout the year. Please click the link below to view a schedule of upcoming career events.