Whether you graduated from the College last year or in the last century, you’ll always be an important part of the Elmhurst family. Here are just a few of the ways you can get involved and make a difference to the next generation of Elmhurst students. Ready to sign up? Submit the volunteer form today.
Spread the word about Elmhurst! When you serve as an admission volunteer, you join a nationwide effort to recruit future Bluejays. You can refer a prospective student to us, represent the College at local college fairs, host a reception for prospective students or make phone calls to students who share your interests. Read more information on how to become an admission volunteer or contact Michelle DeFranco at (630) 617-3086 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through the Center for Professional Excellence (CPE), you can advise and mentor students. Opportunities include sharing your professional experiences with a class, hiring an intern, serving as a mentor, and posting a job opening on our online network. For more information, contact the CPE at
The Alumni Association plays a key role in alumni program development, strategic planning and outreach. Alumni are eligible to serve on the association's board as well as on several committees. Interested? Please submit the Volunteer Application. You can also lead an alumni group in your region, help plan a reunion, or form an affinity group of alumni who share your interests.
From Homecoming and Orientation to the Bluejay Backer Golf Outing and Summer Extravaganza, the College hosts special events throughout the year. You can help by serving on a planning committee, staffing a registration table or ushering guests to their seats.
Serve the Community
Make a difference in the community—and get to know Elmhurst students, too. Through the College’s Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement, you can join students, staff, and fellow alumni in service projects throughout the Chicago area. Contact Laura Wilmarth Tyna at (630) 617-3684 or email@example.com.