The Samford University Alumni Association is an organization more than 56,000 strong from all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. All graduates of Samford University are automatically considered members, and we hope you will utilize the many events, benefits and resources to build a meaningful, life-long relationship with our beloved alma mater.
On Campus Resources
Beeson Alumni Center
The Dwight and Lucille Beeson Alumni Center was created for alumni to enjoy a space on campus and use as a resource. Utilize the Dwight and Lucille Beeson Alumni Center to:
- Meet with clients
- As a remote workspace
- Enjoy coffee or lunch with alumni and friends
- Meet with your small group or Bible study
Visit the Beeson Alumni Center
The Caf is open to alumni as well as students. Come enjoy a Sunday brunch with your family on campus!
Career Development Center
The Career Development Center is available to alumni through their careers. Whether job-searching or looking to hire, the CDC staff are equipped to assist. Services available include:
- Resume Writing
- Interview Preparation
- Career Counseling/Changing Career Paths
- Applying to Graduate School
- Participating in Job Fairs
- Posting Open Positions at Your Company
The Harwell Goodwin Davis Library, with its broad collection of resources, is accessible to all alumni. To learn more about alumni-specific borrowing privileges, please visit the link below.
Tailgating on the Quad before home football games is available for free to alumni, parents and student groups. Full details on how to register your tailgating group and tailgate guidelines can be found at the link below.
A. Hamilton Reid Chapel is one of Samford University’s most symbolic buildings and is available to be rented for alumni weddings. Rich in history and tradition, Reid Chapel was modeled in the image of the first Baptist church built in the Americas, and is the perfect indoor location for couples to convey their love and commitment to one another. Be a part of Samford University’s history as you start your life together in Reid Chapel.
Learn More About Hosting Your Wedding in Reid Chapel
The Rotunda Club
The Rotunda Club is housed in the Dwight and Lucille Beeson Alumni Center and is a private club available for alumni, friends and donors of Samford University to enjoy.
Events and Activities
Local alumni groups are available for networking and social activities across the country including:
- Regional Chapters
- Regional Clubs
- The Black Alumni Association
- Young Alumni Boards
- Samford Professional Network
- Volunteer Opportunities
Animate Summer Program
A discount for alumni families is available for the Animate program. Animate is a five-day summer program in worship leadership for teens and their adult mentors. Contact the Center for Worship and the Arts for event details.
The Bulldog Club provides the opportunity to build lasting relationships with other alumni who share a passion for athletics, as well as position Samford to recruit, retain and develop exceptionally talented student-athletes. Benefits of active engagement and philanthropic support include:
- Monthly communications from within Samford Athletics
- Invitations to exclusive events
- The chance to purchase access to gameday hospitality
- Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUAA events are open to all alumni. We host a variety of in-person and virtual activities throughout the year. We hope you will check out what’s coming up in your area.
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The 529 Plan, called the Private College 529 Plan, allows participants to lock in today’s tuition for tomorrow’s enrollment. Samford provides access to all alumni. Visit the link below to learn more.
SAMFit provides health, fitness and performance assessment services to alumni at a discounted rate.