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Becoming a Forever Buff

Bummed about graduating and leaving The Herd? Don't worry! When you graduate, you're automatically a Forever Buff - part of a community more than 270,000 CU Boulder alumni!

Whether you are looking to attend a Rockies game with other Denver-area young alumni, want to join your fellow Forever Buffs for a watch party in New York City, plan to tour California’s wine country or want to connect with an alumni-specific career counselor, we’ve got something for every CU young alum! And the best part is, with the Alumni Association’s Forever Buffs initiative, you'll never have to pay membership dues!

Want to be even more involved? Join our CU Young Alumni chapter or find your local Chapter or Club if you leave Colorado. We can help with your job search too, just check out our free Career Services programs. And, don't forget to update your information with us so you'll receive the award-winning Coloradan alumni magazine.

Learn more about being a Forever Buff

Grad Bash 2017

Join us for Grad Bash - a free backyard party just for 2017 CU Boulder graduates! 

We'll have free food and drinks, a DJ and plenty of prizes. Pre-register to receive your graduation gift from the Alumni Association.

Last year, nearly 1,500 grads came out to celebrate with us and this year should be even bigger. You don't want to miss it! 

Register today!

You must be graduating in 2017 to register for Grad Bash. Please note, you can bring one guest, but he/she must be pre-registered.  21+, please bring ID.

About CUYA:

CU Young Alumni at a watch partyThe CU Young Alumni chapter fosters an environment that continues to promote the CU experience and have a great time while doing it. We host several events per month in the Denver area, so whether you’re interested in connecting with old friends, making new ones, professionally networking or just looking to have some fun, we definitely have an event for you. CUYA is growing rapidly so make sure you’re not missing out!

See CUYA's upcoming events


About Chapters and Clubs:

CU Young Alumni at a watch partyCelebrate your Forever Buffs pride as alumni by connecting with our alumni chapters and clubs across the country. The Alumni Association has more than 40 chapters and clubs, all intended to bring the CU Boulder experience closer to you.

Local chapters host a variety of events including CU watch parties at the best local venues. As an alum, get involved by recruiting top students in your area or participating in volunteer opportunities with other Buffs. 

If you are moving to a new area, make sure to look up your local chapter for advice on anything from where to live to the greatest local coffee.

Learn more about Chapters and Clubs

About Career Services

A student at Career Services getting help update their resumeLet us help you in your career! The Alumni Association has partnered with CU Career Services to offer you a multitude of alumni resources, including job search and networking strategies, résumé and cover letter samples, interviewing tools and much more.

We have events, workshops and webinars designed to meet your needs and many of them are completely free! New grads get unlimited career counseling sessions with our staff in their first year out of school at no cost!

See Career Services upcoming events