Middlebury College Alumni Association
Get Involved…Stay Involved Checklist

Alumni play a vital role in keeping the Middlebury community strong for the students, parents and each other.  Here are some ways you can get involved – and stay involved – with Middlebury.

Reconnect Get back in touch with professors, old friends, the campus and Vermont

  • Update your personal information with the College
  • Log in to Middlebury Online and connect with old and new Middlebury friends
  • Join your class’ reunion committee to help plan a great weekend
  • Join Middlebury Class and Regional Facebook groups
  • Call a professor and talk about ways his or her class influenced your career and life
  • Share news and pictures with your class correspondents
  • Stay connected to classmates and become a Class Agent or Class Correspondent
  • Come back to Vermont and visit campus as often as you can!

Shape – Help shape the future of Middlebury by getting involved in student admissions

  • Sign up with the Alumni Admissions Program and conduct interviews with high school candidates
  • Promote Middlebury with your local high school’s college guidance counselors, teachers and  coaches
  • Represent Middlebury at a high school college fair
  • Talk up Middlebury to accepted students in your area
  • Shape the life of a current student by donating to the Annual Fund
  • Check out MiddSTART - a great way to support student projects

Advocate – Be a champion of the College within your community and with the general public

  • Put a Middlebury bumper sticker on your car
  • Wear Middlebury apparel around town, to your gym or even a local high school event
  • Talk with your friends and their kids about Middlebury
  • Hang your Middlebury degree on your office wall
  • Share stories about Middlebury with alumni of other schools from which you graduated
  • Talk up Middlebury’s environmental history and sustainability efforts
  • Promote press-worthy achievements of Middlebury faculty

Advance – Help advance the career of Middlebury students and graduates

  • Mentor students and alumni  through the career advisory network, MiddNet
  • Sponsor an internship for a current student or alum
  • Keep in touch with Career Services about job opportunities at your organization

Educate – Take advantage of your lifelong relationship with Middlebury and continue to use its unmatched resources

  • Attend Alumni College – annual four day program at the end of summer at the Bread Loaf campus
  • Attend a local MCAA chapter event - a listing of events can be found on the Middlebury Online calendar
  • Surf the Middlebury web site and learn about the current state of the college and listen to great stories about students and faculty
  • Buy a book written by a Middlebury professor or alum
  • Visit an exhibit at the Mahaney Center for the Arts on campus
  • Cheer on the Middlebury  athletic teams
  • Attend a faculty lecture on-campus

Involve – Help make a difference in your local Middlebury community and beyond

  • Get involved in your local alumni chapter and volunteer your time
  • Recommend alumni for the MCAA Board
  • Attend or organize a chapter event
  • Recommend alumni for Alumni Achievement and Alumni Plaque Awards
  • Vote for MCAA Directors and Alumni Trustees in April
  • Hold a neighborhood alumni get-together
  • Host a Middlebury student who can't make it home for a holiday or break
  • Visit a housebound alum and talk about your shared experiences

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Contact the Alumni office at alumni@middlebury.edu or 802-443-5183.

Thanks for all you do for Middlebury!

Alumni Office
Painter House
2 Court Street
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
P: 802.443.5183
E: alumni@middlebury.edu