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Welcome to the University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association (UMMAA)

On behalf of the UMMAA Board of Directors, congratulations on your commencement! You will receive monthly issues of E-Express beginning in August.


The UMMAA is a lifelong connection to your Morris experience. No dues are charged, and all alumni—including you—belong to the association. We invite you to get involved and join us in celebrating your alma mater! The UMMAA and the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving welcome you and look forward to connecting. If you have name preferences, address updates, or any updated information, please share with us.


Best wishes to you!

Erin Christensen '05, associate director, Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Dan Moore, '07, president, UMMAA

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The Big Picture: Commencement Edition

Congratulations, graduates! Enjoy these photos of your Commencement.

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Alumni News

2016 Senior Legacy Project

Thank you, Class of 2016 Senior Legacy supporters! The funds you raised will extend the Morris Legacy Walk and contribute to the ongoing beautification of campus. The UMMAA board of directors was impressed with your generosity and matched a portion of your gifts designated for scholarships. Congratulations on helping Morris students with this increased scholarship support! Stop by to see the pavers soon.

Cougar Alumni Athletes

You are invited to participate in the second annual Cougar Alumni Golf Classic on Friday, July 15, at Geneva Golf Club in Alexandria. Learn more.

Save the Date — Homecoming 2016

Save the date for Homecoming 2016: October 7–8. Return to campus to see old friends and new, faculty and more! Attend a special reunion for the Classes of 1966, 1996 and 2001 or the Cougar Football Alumni and sustainability-inspired reunions. See you in Morris!

Volunteer at Twin Cities Pride Festival

The University of Minnesota, Morris Office of Equity, Diversity and Intercultural Programs will again host a booth at the annual Twin Cities Pride Festival. The Festival takes place June 25-26, 2016 in Loring Park. The Morris booth will be located in the School Zone (Yellow). We always welcome alumni and friends to help at the booth during the festival. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete this form or email Hilda Ladner at or call 320-589-6095.

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Services for You

Connect with Students and Alumni

Sign up for Morris Connect today! (You will need to sign up as an alumnus if you were previously registered as a student.) This allows you to access the extensive Morris network, whether you are preparing for your career, relocating to a new city, or simply looking to stay connected to Morris. LinkedIn and Morris Connect gives alumni a way to connect online with fellow alumni and current students for mentoring, networking, and professional opportunities. To learn more, contact Erin in alumni relations and annual giving.


Your alumni association helps you stay connected to campus, community and to fellow alumni and friends. The association sponsors networking events and scholarships, presents annual awards recognizing outstanding alumni and Morris faculty members, organizes regional social events, and publishes communications like Profile and E-Express. Getting involved with your alumni association is a wonderful way to network, meet people, and make a difference.

The Office Of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving-Ready To Serve You!

The Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving maintains a database of alumni information to facilitate strong relationships between alumni and with the campus community. In partnership with the UMMAA, the staff coordinates energetic networking, organizes active alumni groups, arranges lively social events, and conducts meaningful fundraising.

Morris Email Accounts

With regular use, your Morris email will remain active. To stay connected via email, continue to use your Morris account, forward it to another regularly used email account, or let the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving know your new address.


Beginning in August, you will receive monthly issues of E-Express to keep you informed of Morris happenings. Issues include event invitations, campus photos, and news. Remember to keep your email address up to date.

Profile Alumni Magazine

Keep us informed of your current mailing address to receive Profile, Morris's alumni magazine. Submit a Class Note to keep classmates, faculty, and staff up to date on your professional and personal activities—new jobs, promotions, awards, marriages, children, travel, and more. Remember to keep your mailing address up to date.

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Giving Back

Application Waiver Fee for Friends and Family

Spread the word about Morris! With your recommendation as an alum, Morris waives the application fee for prospective students. Simply fill out the waiver form and share it with a future Cougar. It's a nice perk for your friends and family.

Upcoming Alumni Events

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