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Alumni Connections

Whether you’re a prospective student exploring college opportunities or a graduate looking to make connections in your local area, the Alumni Association's Bear Network provides you with opportunities to plug into a globally-connected community of UNC Bears.

Connect with Your Bear Network


Find an Alumni Group

Connect with alumni and friends of UNC based on your current location, your academic department, or affinity groups.

Alumni Groups

Connect on Social Media

Stay connected across a variety of social media channels. Stay up to date with what's happening around the Bear Network.


Meet the Alumni Board

Meet the alumni from the Bear Network who represent you in planning and implementation of key programs.

Alumni Board


Bear Network by the Numbers

Did you know that UNC has more than 140,000 living alumni, and this network is uniquely designed to support your career development. Plus connecting is easy, whether by location, industry or online.


14,000+ Engaged

Alumni choose to connect with UNC as donors, volunteers and participants each year. Start by getting involved with our active and involved network.


Top Locations

You'll find fellow UNC Bears in all 50 states and more than 70 countries. Top locations include: Colorado, California, Texas, Arizona, Florida and Washington.


Top Industries

You will see UNC Bears well represented in our top industries of employment: K-12 Education, Health Care, Government Administration, Higher Education, Nonprofit and Investment Management.



LinkedIn connections and followers who provide the perfect starting point to building a strong virtual network of fellow UNC Bears.



Get an Introduction

The UNC Alumni Association can help you connect with thousands of UNC alumni working in cities and careers across the country - and world. Please reach out if you need an introduction to help in your job search or relocation. We are here to help!

Email the UNC Alumni Association at alumni@unco.edu or reach out to a member of our staff to let us know how we can help.