Purpose

We inspire all current and future CU Boulder alumni to develop a lifelong relationship with the university and one another.

Vision

We cultivate pride in the university to increase the perceived value of a CU Boulder degree and build an engaged Forever Buffs community.

Mission

We provide meaningful opportunities through the CU network to help you advance your career, connect to others and enrich your life.

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History

The Alumni Association was established by CU graduates on June 4, 1882, the afternoon after the university’s first commencement. These first alumni recognized the need for an ongoing involvement with the university. Today, the association serves more than 280,000 students and alumni worldwide. We publish the quarterly Coloradan magazine and numerous online communications, produce academic and social programming, fund scholarships and host local, regional and international events throughout the year.

In 2008, the University of Colorado Boulder launched the Forever Buffs initiative, eliminating annual dues for all alumni. Today the Forever Buffs community includes more than 294,000 students, alumni and friends who engage with the university though the programs, events, publications and social media channels offered by the Alumni Association. Membership benefits without membership dues.

Visit Us

The next time you're in Boulder or on campus, be sure to visit your Alumni Association. Our home, the Koenig Alumni Center, is your home. Koenig was built in 1884 as the home of the university president and was dedicated as the Alumni Center in 1968. The historic building is located at 1202 University Avenue in Boulder at the corner of Broadway and University. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Koenig Alumni Center
1202 University Avenue
Campus Box 459
Boulder, CO 80309
303-492-8484