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Washburn University graduates during commencement.

Alumni & Friends

Washburn Alumni Association Membership
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Show your Ichabod Pride by joining the Washburn Alumni Association or renewing your membership. You'll receive numerous benefits as a member and be giving back to the University.

Join or renew now!
Get your Washburn gear!
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Looking for a Washburn T-shirt, hat or other apparel? Check out our online store for Ichabod gear!

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Celebrating 150 years

The countdown is on to Washburn's sesquicentennial! Find out what's in store this year.

About the sesquicentennial
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Need a transcript? Can't find your diploma? The Alumni Association can help you with these topics and much more!

How we can help you

Ichabods at Arrowhead!

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Ichabods at Arrowhead ... has a nice ring to it, don't you think? Washburn's football team will be playing Northwest Missouri State at Arrowhead Stadium at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 in Kansas City, Mo. Tickets will go on sale at noon, Friday, July 11 on this website. The Alumni Association will host a tailgate at Arrowhead beginning at 11 a.m.

For more information about the game, read the story posted on the Washburn athletics website and Ernie W. Webb III's column about the showdown.

Follow the Alumni Association on Facebook and Twitter for updates about the Arrowhead game.

'Not for ourselves alone'

When longtime professor and dean of women Charlotte Mendell Leavitt recommended non nobis solum as Washburn’s motto more than a century ago, she envisioned a school that had a tremendous impact on its students, alumni and the community.

As the university celebrates the countdown to our sesquicentennial in 2015, we continue to take the motto, translated as “not for ourselves alone,” to heart.

Washburn continues to give back to alumni and friends, from hosting signature events such as our Alumni Fellows and Awards programs, to our service to the community, to numerous other activities.

Your connection

Serving more than 3,000 dues-paid members, the Washburn Alumni Association nurtures and supports the relationship between alumni and the university.

We keep you informed on university activities and bring the alumni together to promote fellowship and serve your alma mater.

In addition to hosting a number of events for alumni and friends, the Alumni Association connects you with the university through our mailings, magazine, website and social media.

We also offer traveling opportunities several times a year, including trips to countries across the globe.

Read more about what the Alumni Association has to offer.

Giving back to Washburn

You can help Washburn in a number of ways, including:

  • Alumni Fun Run: The Washburn Alumni Association’s annual 5K run and two-mile walk funds our scholarships, which contribute thousands of dollars to dozens of legacy students every year.
  • Give to Washburn: The Washburn University Foundation provides numerous opportunities for alumni and friends to support whichever program they choose.
  • LinC: Learning in the Community is one of the signature service organizations at Washburn. LinC works with organizations and agencies throughout the community and state and is quick to lend support in times of need such as the Harveyville, Reading and Joplin tornadoes.
  • Call us at 785.670.1641 or send us an email for more information on giving back to Washburn.
Top of the Tower
Washburn coach Craig Schurig

The Alumni Association hosts the Top of the Tower luncheon every other month at the Bank of America building in downtown Topeka. Join us on July 30 for a soup and salad buffet and guest speaker Craig Schurig, Washburn football coach. The cost of the luncheon is $10 per person.

Register now
License plate program

Show your Ichabod Pride and contribute to our scholarship fund by buying a Washburn University license plate.

Purchase a plate
Insurance program
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The Alumni Association offers several insurance programs for alumni and friends through Liberty Mutual.

Read about the insurance
Tailgating season
Grilling up dogs for a tailgate

Football season means tailgating with the Washburn Alumni Association. Join us 90 minutes before home games for hot dogs and drinks, then watch our nationally ranked football team at Yager Stadium.

View our tailgate schedule
Keep in touch
Spring 2014 magazine cover

Catch up with the latest news at Washburn in The Ichabod magazine

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