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Being Orange is about more than just a color, a place or earning a degree from Syracuse University. It embodies a lifelong connection to a powerful network of alumni around the world. Together, we connect individuals and ideas, creating endless possibilities for impact.

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The Powerful Syracuse Alumni Network

At Syracuse University, you’re not just a student. You’re welcomed into our vibrant Orange community, and the benefits go beyond graduation. From day one, you’re part of a permanent support network where you’ll have access to opportunities, engage in energizing events, and create lasting relationships with accomplished alumni.

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Stats & Facts

40 +

Active Regional Alumni Clubs
89 %

of recent undergraduates are employed or enter graduate school, service programs or the military within six months of graduation.
93 %

of undergraduates who entered the workforce are in positions related to their career goals.
270K +

Degree-holding Alumni
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Alumni Career Services

Lifelong career support is a major benefit of being a Syracuse University graduate. Our alumni make up a thriving network of game changers who enjoy helping the next generation. Whether you’re seeking career assistance, looking to connect with current students or fellow alumni, or want to #HireOrange and give back to others, a variety of resources are available to you.

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Connection Across Regions

Through our regional events, regional offices and alumni clubs, we give you opportunities to network with nearby alumni, serve as mentors to students and young alums, and connect with our “community of experts,” so you can continue to stay connected and experience the breadth and depth of Syracuse University.

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Alumni Association

As a Syracuse University graduate, you’ll always know the lasting value of your experience. At graduation, you become a member of the Syracuse University Alumni Association—a community that will celebrate, support and stay with you for life. You are Forever Orange!

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I would not have been qualified nor would I have had the opportunity to take my first job in real estate right out of school without my degree from Syracuse University.

Ryan Benz G'11 Entrepreneur, Developer and Restaurateur
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Notable Alumni

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Syracuse University alumni have been making their mark on the world since our founding in 1870. Whether it is in the arts, entertainment, journalism, business, law, human services or anything in between, our students have consistently gone on to gain national and international acclaim for their accomplishments.

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