Student Alumni Association

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Enhance your Carolina experience as a student by joining the Student Alumni Association (SAA). Want discounts at Franklin Street shops? Check. The coolest swag (including a SAA-exclusive T-shirt each year)? Check. Unique networking opportunities, meaningful connections with alumni and can’t-miss fun events? Check, check, check. The SAA invites you to be a part of this Carolina family to enjoy all these perks and more. SAA membership is a precursor to a future UNC General Alumni Association membership.


SAA members: Keep your email updated with us to receive event reminders and sign-up links right to your inbox,

Become an SAA Member

Download the App

The UNC Alumni app is everything you need, and yep, it’s for students, too. You’ll be in the know with these fun features:

  • Full calendar of upcoming SAA events and member discounts
  • Discover on-campus events
  • Perks and in-app exclusives
  • Digital membership card
  • Carolina Alumni Review magazine right at your fingertips

Don’t miss in-app exclusives and events on campus. Allow notifications and location services when you download the app.

Use the buttons below or search “UNC Alumni” to download. 

Need help? Detailed steps to get started.

Member Perks and Discounts

Membership provides valuable perks from opportunities to interact with UNC alumni to snagging the best Tar Heel swag, all while having a whole lot of fun. Full list of perks.

Members enjoy discounts from many local spots around town. Access these discounts by showing your SAA member card. Full list of local discounts.

Check out the top reasons to be a SAA member.

Additional national discounts are available by downloading and logging into the UNC Alumni app. Be sure to allow location and notification services.

Member Card

Your personalized membership card is available on the UNC Alumni app when you search “UNC Alumni” on the App Store or on Google Play. You will need this card to attend events and take advantage of discounts. 

Event Checklist

See all the sweet events, can’t miss it swag and discounted programs headed your way in 2019-20. Print your own copy to check it off as you go.

Board of Directors

The Student Alumni Association Board of Directors (SAA-BOD) is a group of undergraduate students who plan and implement the programs and services of the UNC Student Alumni Association (SAA). SAA-BOD works to fulfill the mission of the GAA and the SAA to enrich and enhance the Carolina experience for students. The BOD typically accepts applications for their leadership positions in December/January of each school year.

View current board of directors.

Point of Contact

Caroline Bowers '16
Coordinator of Student Enrichment and Young Alumni Engagement
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Caroline graduated from UNC in 2016 and joined the GAA team soon after. From the mountains of North Carolina, Caroline enjoys getting outside and adventuring with her dogs, Holden the Golden and Sophie. She also loves going to the beach, photography, making others smile and anything that has to do with dogs.

Katy Lucci '13
Coordinator of Student Enrichment and Young Alumni Engagement