You're an Alum for Life!

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Whether you've just graduated, or have been out in the world for years, you're an alum for life, and part of a family of more than 88,000 in 113 countries. Being a U of R alum has its benefits. Read on about continuous learning, and networking opportunities, special discounts with our affinity partners, BMO, Manulife and TD Home & Auto Insurance — and other special perks of being in the U of R family. 

Alumni Perks

Lifelong Learning

The University of Regina offers credit and non-credit courses that can give you the edge you need to succeed at work or home:

  • URAA Alumni Professional Development Award
    Interested in coming back to school to grow your skills and knowledge, we are here to help. The Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Regina offers Professional Certificate programs designed to help you brush up on your know-how or add new skills to your professional repertoire. 

    As a University of Regina Alumni, the University of Regina Alumni Association will invest in you so that you can achieve your career goals. As an alumni, you are eligible for up to $500 per term to help support your costs.

    Credit Students: Apply for this grant through the Student Awards office and continue your education at the University of Regina today! Once you click the link to the Student Awards webpage you can register or enter as a guest and search for URAA Alumni Professional Development Award to learn more.  

    Non-credit students (Professional Development Certificates, Professional Microcredentials and Badges): Complete the Application Form and email to:

  • Certificates and Diplomas
    The U of R's certificates (professional/credit) and diplomas (credit) are recognized by major organizations and industries in Saskatchewan and can help you achieve your career aspirations
  • Professional Seminars
    Certification prep courses.
  • Online Courses
    Take classes anywhere, anytime with the U of R's online credit courses
  • Personal Enrichment Courses
    The world is yours to explore with these non-credit courses in art, music, computers, history, health, languages, and writing classes.
  • Join the CCE email list 
    Subscribe to stay connected to the Centre for Continuing Education. You will receive information about programs and offers.
Career Help

As a University of Regina alumni member, you can take advantage of the career advice offered by the U of R's Career Centre, located in room RC163 of the Riddell Centre.

Services Available

The Career Centre helps both students and graduates from every faculty to connect with employers to find the ideal job. There are several ways to get started:

  • Career Assessment Services and Resources - access online tools to help you make informed decisions about your career direction
  • Career Development Seminars - view upcoming seminars on topics such as interview skills, resumes, job searches, portfolios and more
  • U of R Job Board - sign up to search job postings from outside companies
  • Job Search Databases - browse through online list of external websites dedicated to job searches in specialized fields
  • Career Fairs - talk face-to-face with recruiters at career fairs, one of the many events organized by Student Employment Services
  • Meet the Employers - enjoy meeting employers one-on-one in this informal, no-pressure setting.
  • Volunteer - discover your passion and develop your skills by volunteering

Linked In Group

You may also want to join the University of Regina Alumni's LinkedIn group, where alumni network with each other and post job openings at their companies.

Email for life

Alumni can receive a permanent U of R email address - for life! Those who are recent U of R graduates can continue to use the same email address they had as a student.

No matter where your new career takes you, or how many times you have to won't have to change your email address! Never lose track of old friends as they'll always know how to reach you!

How to get your Email for Life

Interested? Complete and submit your completed online Alumni Email for Life Application form.

Requests to obtain "Email for Life" are processed within approximately 30 working days of the request date. The University will contact all new subscribers when their e-mail account becomes active.

Alumni Library Card
With an alumni library card you can borrow books, audio recordings, and other materials from the library collection. You can also access a selection of electronic journals and databases available to alumni members. Visit the Help Desk at the Dr. John Archer Library to sign up for your free alumni library card today or click for further information on library services for alumni members.

Get your library card!

You may require a copy of your transcript from the U of R when you apply for jobs or pursue additional post-secondary education.

Unofficial Transcript

All past and present University of Regina students can access and print their unofficial transcript by logging into UR Self-Service. (Note: Your user ID is your student number. If you forget your PIN, click on the HELP link in the upper right-corner of your screen.)

Official Transcript

The University of Regina is now issuing secured official transcripts through the MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ platform. Notifications will be sent to your email to let you know when your transcript is available in MyCreds™. If you need a paper copy of a document that is normally issued in the platform, you will be provided with an option to make that request. Details about this process can be found in the Transcript section of their website.

UR Linked

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Get connected with UR Linked, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees — matching students with alumni, staff, and community members for career-inspiring coffees.

It's no secret that networking matters. 85% of jobs are filled through networking, and networking is often part of the job itself.

You know that University is where career networking begins, and you know it can be tricky to start your own and keep at it. That's why we’ve partnered with Ten Thousand Coffees to connect students and recent alumni with seasoned alumni and working professionals.

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How it Works

  1. Sign Up
    You’ll fill out a questionnaire on the UR Linked so we can learn a little more about your career experience and expertise.
  2. Match
    Each month, you will receive an email from a current student or recent grad who may be interested in learning from you.
  3. Meet
    Arrange a time to meet to share your advice and experience.

There’s no minimum or maximum time commitment. Your meeting could be as little as a 15-minute conversation or half-hour coffee meetings throughout the year. The choice is yours!

Join UR Linked today to begin career-driven conversation and smart networking!

RBC Future Launch is RBC’s commitment to empower Canadian youth for the jobs of tomorrow. RBC is dedicating $500 million to help young people access meaningful employment through practical work experience, skills development, networking and access to mental well-being supports and services.

I would highly recommend initiating conversations and learning from others, you never know where it might lead you!
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Corporate Partners

Your affiliation with the University of Regina affords you many personal benefits. As an alumnus you can access valuable services offered exclusively to you by our affinity partners - Manulife, BMO Mastercard, TD Home and Auto Insurance, and Degree frames from Milburn Universal Designs.

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University of Regina Alumni Association (URAA)

As a graduate of the University of Regina, you are automatically a member of URAA, a non-profit charitable organization that was formed in 1974. It is governed by an elected volunteer board of directors.

The association's mandate is to promote the accomplishments and achievements of the University of Regina Alumni and its current students while supporting the development of the University of Regina.

As a member of the URAA, you are entitled to benefits and services that are exclusive to U of R graduates. URAA and the University of Regina strive to develop programs that are meaningful and valuable for its members.

Learn more about the privileges in our Benefits & Services section of the website.

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Board of Directors

Scott Carson BSc ’04

Vice President
Jennifer Murray BA ’03, BEd ’05, MAdmin '22

Second Vice President (Finance)

Philomina Eklo MPA '17

Past President
Christine Niemczyk CPR '88, PLC '21

Cheryl Bergen, BSW ‘95
Bob Ellis BA '70, BAHC '71, MA '78
Jenna Gabrysh, MPA '13
TonBari Menegbo, DBA '12, BBA '14, CEcon '15
Bert Yakichuk, MEd ‘77

Ex-Officio Members
Sarah Fedirko BBA '11, Associate Director, Alumni & Community Engagement, University of Regina
Monica Deters BHJ '04, MPA '09, Senate Representative, University of Regina
Dr. Jeff Keshen, President & Vice Chancellor, University of Regina
Tracy Muggli, BSW '88, Senate Representative, University of Saskatchewan
President, University of Regina Students' Union

Become a URAA Board Memeber
The University of Regina Alumni Association (URAA) and the University of Regina Advancement and Communications invite and encourage all U of R alumni to stay connected and engaged. Annual general meetings are held typically in June of each year.

If you are interested in joining the URAA Board of Directors, please contact any of the current board members. We are here to help, inspire and ignite your passion and support for the University of Regina.

The University of Regina Alumni Association (URAA) is dedicated to student support. Please see the URAA supported scholarships below and visit the Student Awards and Financial Aid website for a list of all available awards.

University of Regina Alumni Association Scholarships

The University of Regina Alumni Association (URAA) has a number of scholarships for students. These scholarships are funded by the Association but administered by the University.

  • Bert Fox/Robert Ferguson University of Regina Alumni Entrance Scholarship
  • Bill Ciz Memorial Athletic Award
  • URAA Children of Alumni Entrance & Retention Scholarship
  • Donald O. Wells and Deborah Wells International Study Award
  • Dr. George & Helen Ferguson Alumni Entrance Scholarship
  • Dr. Lloyd Barber Scholarship
  • Ferguson Alumni Scholarship for Adapted Movement Science and/or Therapeutic Recreation
  • University of Regina Alumni Association Dr. John Archer Scholarship
  • University of Regina Alumni Association Leadership Award
  • Univeristy of Regina Alumni Association Professional Development Award
  • University of Regina Alumni Association Scott Irving Spirit Award

For more information on University of Regina scholarships please visit the Student Awards and Financial Aid website.

URAA Sponsorships

The University of Regina Alumni Association (URAA) is a leading advocate of our University and our alumni throughout the year. The URAA sponsorship program is an annual fund available to support strategic events and initiatives that help build awareness for the Association.

Eligibility Criteria

The URAA Sponsorship Program supports events, programs, activities, and projects that tie into University of Regina alumni and students.

Activities or events must be linked to at least one of these areas to qualify for support:

  1. Mentorship
  2. Relationship building
  3. U of R alumni engagement
  4. U of R student engagement

Applications are also subject to the following criteria to qualify for funding:

  • Applicants are eligible for no more than one grant per fiscal year (April 1 to March 31);
  • Applications for funding must be submitted annually; no multi-year funding applications will be approved; and
  • A successful funding application in one year does not guarantee that future applications will be awarded in subsequent years.

In addition to supporting one-time or annual fundraising events, we also accept requests for donations of merchandise for draws, raffles, or prizes.


For a sponsorship request to be approved, it must follow these guidelines:

  • The sponsored event, group or activity must enhance alumni engagement with the U of R, prospective students and/or students, faculty and/or department;
  • The sponsored event, group or activity must be directly affiliated to the U of R; and
  • Appropriate recognition must be given to highlight the URAA’s involvement.

Organizations that receive funding from the URAA over $500 must also agree to provide a post-event/initiative report.

To apply for sponsorship from the URAA, please submit a Sponsorship Application Form.

Contact the Board

For more information or to contact URAA, please connect with the University Alumni Engagement team who will forward all inquires to the current URAA executive:

Alumni Crowning Achievement Awards

Every year the University honours the best and brightest among more than 88,000 alumni. Through their outstanding personal and professional contributions, University of Regina alumni are an inspiration to their fellow alumni and community, bringing honour and recognition to the University and highlighting the quality of a University of Regina education.

Award recipients are honoured for their outstanding achievements and innovation, commitment to excellence, community engagement and leadership, and impact on the social, cultural, and economic well-being of society.

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7 Awards Categories
106 Awards Given
31 Years of Recognizing Alumni


Alumni Branches

University of Regina alumni are encouraged to get involved with branches in their area that provide opportunities to:

  • Stay connected to the University of Regina by participating in social and professional networking opportunities through a variety of events
  • Engage with fellow alumni in your community or with common interests
  • Participate in student recruitment by sharing their knowledge and experiences of the U of R with prospective students
  • Volunteer to assist with activities in their area

Alumni Chapters

Alumni chapters share interests, experiences or a field of study while attending the University of Regina.
University of Regina alumni can get involved with existing interest based program groups or enquire how to form their own by contacting the Alumni Relations office at

Leadership Group involvement provides opportunities to:

  • Stay connected with the University of Regina by participating in social and professional networking events with other alumni with similar interests
  • Volunteer to assist with group events or activities
  • Volunteer for their faculty

Host an Event in Your City

Get to know your local U of R community by either attending or hosting an event. Hosting an event is easy. Just select a date and time, pick a venue, decide who you want to invite and connect with the UR Alumni Office who will help support you along the way.

If you're not quite sure where to get started, you can take a look at our planning guide.

Stay in touch!

As a graduate of the University of Regina, you're part of a family of more than 88,000 graduates around the world — and we want you to stay connected! Update your contact information and never miss out on any upcoming event invitations and networking opportunities.

Alumni Office

Reception: 306-585-4024
Toll-Free: 1-877-779-4723

Mailing Address

UR Alumni
110 Paskwāw Tower
University of Regina
Regina, SK  S4S 0A2

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.)
Closed on holidays