The UCU Alumni Office
Uganda Christian University Alumni fraternity represents over 60,000 Alumni living and working within and outside Uganda. As a member of this great family, we invite and encourage you to take advantage of the benefits, opportunities and services available through the Alumni Relations, Development and Career development & Placement Offices.
The duties of this office include but are not limited to the following:-
Duties of the Alumni Office
- To plan and implement programs and projects that strategically engages alumni while providing tangible benefits to alumni and current students.
- Securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service to promote and advance UCU
- Collaborating with colleagues within UCU, including, but not limited to Development, External relations, Directory of Student Affairs, Admissions ,Faculties and UCU campuses to create and maintain pathways for alumni
- Participation in activities that advance the goals of Uganda Christian University
- Work closely with the Alumni Association, and ensure strong and productive relationships between its members and the University
- Plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the University's strategic plan; develop and submit for approval annual strategic and operating plans
- Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website etc
- Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email lists, alumni web pages, sms, social media, print publications, and any other mode of communication that may be relevant
- Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engage them in programs
- Partner with director of Admissions & Academics to spearhead the introduction of alumni involvement in the admissions and graduation processes; partner with the Dean of Student Affairs and the Career Development Officer or the officer handling career matters to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni
- Collaborate closely with Development Office colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving and support; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects for gifts and donations; communicate development-related activities via email and the website
- Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues