Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

How to Get Involved

TRU Alumni & Friends often say they want to do something to help TRU, but aren’t always sure how they can make a meaningful contribution, especially if they live far away from campus.

There are many, many ways you can do! Here are 20 Ways You Can Help TRU, through your time, experience, and/or resources.

Some of these ideas require very little time or effort, but can bring tremendous benefit. You can make a difference right now! Take a look at the list and see how you can help Thompson Rivers University!


20 Ways You Can Help TRU

  1. Join the TRU Mentor Program as a Networking 411 guest or Career TALCC panel member and offer advice based on your career experience.

  2. Encourage friends and classmates to plan a class reunion or Chapter Event .

  3. Display your certificates, diplomas and degrees in TRU Graduation Frames

  4. Pick up your Alumni & Friends Card and learn about the Affinity Partner Programs that provide discounts to TRU Alumni and Friends and give funds back to the University and the Alumni & Friends Association

  5. Update your mailing address, e-mail address, job information, birth of children, etc. by visiting the Alumni Web site .

  6. Make an annual gift to TRU . Every gift, regardless of size, helps.

  7. Help recruit future TRU students and encourage a prospective student to visit campus .

  8. Hire TRU students and graduates.

  9. Support TRU athletics . Attend and cheer loudly at our WolfPack games!

  10. Stay educated about TRU ; share what you know with others.

  11. Visit campus .

  12. Wear TRU clothing and/or display TRU paraphernalia at home and at work.

  13. Follow TRU on social media for photos , news and events .

  14. Share the success stories of your classmates and fellow alumni for their professional accomplishments and community involvement. This includes nominating alumni for the Distinguished Alumni Award.

  15. Identify or recommend potential University donors for scholarships, endowments, and naming opportunities.

  16. Volunteer to assist with a committees or special event. Call 250.828.5498 for more info.

  17. Identify future leaders for the Alumni Council and other volunteer boards/councils at TRU.

  18. Attend and promote TRU activities for personal and family fun.

  19. Remember TRU in your will and estate plan .