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15 ways YOU can help Elon!

1. Keep in touch.

If you move, get married, start or complete graduate school, or change jobs, make sure to change your contact information.

2. Come home ... and bring friends!

Reminisce about your beloved college years with your classmates at Homecoming every fall.

3. Turn yourself in.

Have an annual reunion with Elon alumni friends at the beach? Send us a class note! Happen to meet a fellow Elon graduate while passing through JFK airport? Send us a class note! Did you get married, have a child, change jobs or receive your graduate degree recently? Send us a class note! Get the picture?

4. Stay in the loop.

Keep current with Elon news and upcoming events by regularly checking E-Net, the Office of Alumni Engagement website, the This Week @Elon newsletter (subscribe!) and The Magazine of Elon.

5. Get active.

Elon's regional chapters and clubs sponsor exciting events for alumni of all eras. See what's coming up in your area. Interested in starting a chapter or club near you? Let us know!

6. Sport your maroon and gold with pride.

Barnes and Noble at Elon University has gear for guys and girls of all ages available at its brick-and-mortar location (now located in Elon Town Center next to the Acorn!) and online.

7. Cheer for the Phoenix at home and on the road.

If you can't make it to campus to cheer for the Phoenix, don't worry - Elon's teams travel all around the country, so support them when they're in your neighborhood. Check out ElonPhoenix.com for the latest schedules.

8. Support Elon with an annual gift.

Show how much an Elon education is worth to you by making a gift every year. You can even support the school, department or campus organization that meant the most to you. Every gift counts, no matter how much you give!

9. Attend an Elon cultural event.

Elon is home to a plethora of gifted actors, dancers, musicians, singers, artists, poets and speakers. Check this semester's Cultural Calendar and take in a play, musical, concert, recital or exhibition featuring Elon's best and brightest.

10. Get tagged!

Travel in style with a customized Elon luggage tag. Just mail your business card to the Office of Alumni Engagement (2605 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244) and we'll send you a laminated tag with the Elon alumni logo on the front and your business card on the back.

11. Bring Elon to work.

Partner with Elon Career Services to promote your alma mater and make Elon a great place for your company to recruit new interns and employees.

12. Talk Elon up.

If you have friends or family with children thinking about college, make sure Elon is at the top of their list by sharing your experience with them and referring them to the Elon admissions website.

13. Be a hero - volunteer!

There are countless ways to get involved wiht your alma mater: mentor a current student, share your expertise in a classroom visit, serve on an alumni advisory board, host a regional event, become a reunion organizer, serve as a regional contact person, share knowledge of your city in a "Destionation..." event or help out during Commencement week. The opportunities are endless - contact us for more information.

14. Travel with Elon.

The Office of Alumni Engagement offers several trips each year in locales around the world for fantastic group rates. Check out what voyages are coming up by land and by sea, grab a fellow alum and take the trip of a lifetime with Elon!

15. Stay social.

We're on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Are you? Join us today!