The countdown begins. With only weeks until Commencement, the excitement is building for both you and your student. Hard work and persistence have paid off. Now it 's time to celebrate with family, friends, classmates and the BW community.
Though we 'll miss your student, we can 't help but be proud to have been part of his/her college experience. Don 't forget to stay in touch and be a Yellow Jacket for Life.
Welcome to an Impressive Group
We're proud of our alumni–all 41,000. Accomplished and renowned, our alumni are CEOs, CFOs, scientists, politicians, Broadway actors and actresses, educators, theologians, attorneys and more spanning the globe. Though in a few weeks your student will graduate, he or she will always remain an important part of our BW community.
Access to Ongoing Career Resources
Over the course of your student's career, he or she may decide to pursue new career opportunities, attend graduate or professional school, change career fields, relocate or face the unexpected circumstance of being laid off.
Career Services assists alumni through:
- One-on-one career advising appointments during academic breaks, including summer
- Workshops geared to alumni
- BW Career Network–a web-based platform with 24/7 access to targeted employment opportunities, career mentors and more
- Annual Career & Internship Expo
- Annual Graduate School Fair
Exciting Alumni Activities
Throughout the year, BW alumni gather formally and informally at campus events and more. Whether it's sports, Conservatory or theatre programs, fraternity/sorority activities, or alumni events, your student is part of a thriving community.
G.O.L.D. stands for Graduates of the Last Decade. All BW alumni who graduated within the last ten years are automatically members of the G.O.L.D. Alumni Organization. Special G.O.L.D. events are planned throughout the year.
We also hope you or your student will choose to volunteer. Baldwin Wallace volunteer opportunities include:
- Helping with prospective student recruitment
- Being a career mentor to current students
- Annual Fund
- Joining the Alumni Council
- Participating in an Affinity Group
- Planning and attending local activities for a regional alumni chapter
At BW you are always a Yellow Jacket for Life.