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Independence Day

Happy Independence Day Card Nation! We hope everyone has a safe and fun 4th of July weekend!

Independence Day

Happy Independence Day Card Nation! We hope everyone has a safe and fun 4th of July weekend!

The Official Alumni & Fan Tailgate Lot

Join the Alumni Association, the Indianapolis Alumni Chapter, and the Red Rage Tailgate group for the Official Alumni & Fan Tailgate on Sept. 2. Learn more and reserve your parking space!

Alumni Travel Opportunities: Cuba

Did you know hundreds of alumni & friends travel with UofL each year, taking advantage of great fellowship and travel rates? See the 2017-2019 travel schedule, including a Best of Cuba Cruise (book by Aug. 31). Here's to your future travels, and learn more below.

Celebrating 10 Years of Pride

Celebration of the LGBT Center’s 10th Anniversary will kick-off at the Kentuckiana Pride Parade on June 16. Both the Center and the LGBT Alumni Network will assemble a large parade contingent for all in the community interested. Learn more about the event and find out which UofL representative is the Grand Marshal.

Top UofL Scholars Earn Scholarships for Study Abroad

Several University of Louisville scholars have been awarded prominent scholarships that will enable them to travel abroad to conduct research, teach or earn an advanced degree. The scholars will gain unique learning experiences that range from helping health care workers in Uganda to examining subtypes of breast cancer in Norway.

UofL Alumnus: Memorial Day Founder

Did you know that Memorial Day began in part because of an 1851 alumnus of UofL who called for “decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country". Hence the day first became known as...

Alumni Volunteer at Area High Schools

As some of our newest Cardinals celebrate their high school graduation, alumni from across the Commonwealth have been there to personally welcome and congratulate them.


Introducing Elevate, the University of Louisville's crowdfunding platform to take the passions of our campus and bring them to life through your generosity and support.

Hawkins to Head Alumni Relations, Annual Giving

Josh Hawkins has been confirmed as the new Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving. 

April is Autism Awareness Month

Did you know the UofL Autism Center at Kosair Charities serves not only the children and families of Louisville, but also across the Commonwealth? Learn more about Autism Awareness month and the Autism Center.

Cards, Cats Unite in Indy

The UofL and UK Indianapolis alumni chapters united on March 18 to help sort over 16,000 lbs of food at Gleaners Food Bank. Both schools were in Indianapolis for the first two rounds of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. 

raiseRED Exceeds Goal

CONGRATULATIONS to all of the (18-hour) RaiseRED Dance Marathon participants and supporters who not only met but exceeded their goal. Read more.

UofL Magazine: Tell Us Your Thoughts

The latest edition of the UofL Magazine – featuring Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson on the cover – is hitting mailboxes now. Read it online, and learn more about an online magazine survey.

Homecoming 2017

We are thrilled to share with you the exclusive news that the dates for Homecoming 2017 have been chosen! Visit the Homecoming website now to see a list of dates for the signature alumni events, with more details coming soon. We look forward to celebrating this week of UofL traditions with you.

Alumni Association: Students and Young Alumni

“Our goal is to help fill a need for our young alumni – whether that be teaching them about real-world topics or connecting them to a diverse network of peers, all while keeping them connected to our alma mater,” said Amanda James, Asst. Director for Young Alumni & Student Philanthropy

Alumni Association Scholarships

Students coming to UofL have an array of scholarships opportunities through the Financial Aid Office. Did you know that over 30 scholarships have been made possible by the Alumni Association and our national and regional alumni chapters? Read the full story and find out how students can apply.

New Mix on First Tuesday Happy Hours

A robust offering of networking, philanthropic, social, and online events will be offered by your UofL Alumni Association in 2017. This year, the First Tuesday Happy Hour will be served with a new mix of options for alumni and friends in the Louisville area. Learn more.

Jackson Wins Heisman Trophy

Jackson, Louisville's first player to win college football's most coveted individual award, is the youngest player to secure the honor at just 19 years and 337 days old. Read more, and secure tickets to watch him in action at the Citrus Bowl.

Alumna Spotlight: Camilla Schroeder

Louisville Business First recently published Like CEO, Like Daughter featuring Camilla Schroeder, 90B. Camilla is president of Advance Ready Mix Concrete. Visit the Louisville Business First website to learn more. 

UofL’s Alumnus of the Year

The Wilson Wyatt Alumni Awards Ceremony, established in 1983 to recognize graduates who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields and are exemplary ambassadors for the university. This year’s winners have impacted countless lives and communities around the world, for example, Ernie Allen 68A, 72L. Read the story and watch event videos.

One Day. One Challenge.

We had ONE DAY to come together to stand with our students, faculty, and staff, and accomplish goals for over 22 projects around campus. We did it! Thank you!

New Space Fosters Innovation

A new cutting-edge active learning space was just unveiled at UofL's Dephi Center for Teaching & Learning. Learn how teachers are testing innovative teaching methods that will drive the success for the next generation of students.

Louisville Alumni Day of Service

Over 125 alumni from 11 chapters across the nation and 5 alumni councils, participated in the inaugural Louisville Alumni Day of Service. See what cities participated, and view pictures from the event. How do you give back? Email

Alumni Spotlight: Chuck Asher, 54A

It's finally football season and we wanted to tell you about Chuck Asher, 54A, a four year Letterman for the Louisville Cardinals football team from 1948-1951. Chuck was inducted into the University of Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame in 1981. Read more about Chuck's accomplishments on our Alumni Spotlight webpage.

Class of 2020 Most Diverse & Prepared

The UofL Class of 2020 is noted as one of the largest, most diverse, and best-prepared that UofL has ever seen. In addition to record breaking diversity numbers, nearly half have already earned college credit, have an average ACT of 25.5, 465 are honors students, and 236 are Governor's Scholars. Read more.

Denny Crum Scholarship Fund at UofL

The Denny Crum Scholarship Fund at UofL awards scholarships to individuals who have demonstrated leadership, community service, and academic achievement. Learn more.

Cardinal Couple: The Youngs

Introducing a Cardinal Couple we just met from the Indianapolis Alumni Chapter: Will, 81B, and Elizabeth Long, 81A, 84L, Young. The Youngs met in 1980 at UofL, were married 2 years later, and now are a fourth generation Cardinal Legacy family! Learn more on the Cardinal Couples webpage!

Norton Healthcare Grant to Pediatric Research

Norton Healthcare has granted $1.25 million to UofL in support of research related to six pediatric sub-specialties. Read the full article on

UofL Traditions

We all have traditions that made our time at UofL truly special. We are thrilled to celebrate the UofL traditions that you helped create. View our top traditions, made of student artwork, on this webpage. Share your UofL traditions with us using #UofLtraditions.

Alumni Leadership Conference 2016

Our annual Alumni Leadership Conference, held Feb. 18-20, was a huge success! Thanks to all alumni chapter and council leaders from around the nation who attended. Attendees learned best practices, shared ideas, and had fun along the way! View photos from ALC 2016 and the Presidential Reception.

Cardinal Couples

With over 5,000 Cardinal Couples across the globe, we want to share just a few of the many meaningful connections made at UofL.

Are you a Cardinal Couple? If you and your spouse both graduated from UofL, please share your story by e-mailing

2015 Bowl Recap & Pictures

From a philanthropy project to the UofL Bowl game win, we had a successful holiday week in Nashville. Thanks to everyone who came out to our Official UofL Alumni Pregame! Check out our photos!

Loyalty Cards

We have updated the Loyalty Cards app- same app, new prizes! Download the app, earn points for participating in university events and programs, and redeem UofL prizes throughout the year!

Roberto Bolli, M.D. receives Schottenstein Prize

"Roberto Bolli, M.D., chief of the UofL’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, will receive the 2015 Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Prize in Cardiovascular Sciences. 

Read more.

Homecoming 2015

This was a festive weekend of Homecoming events. Did you attend the Homecoming parade and Homecoming football game? Checkout our photos from these events on our Flicker page, and this Homecoming parade video!

33rd Alumni Awards

We hope you enjoyed our very special evening honoring our Alumni Award recipients. Photos from this event are now on our Flickr page. Take a look!

Chick-fil-A Kickoff Weekend Photos

Chick-fil-a Kickoff Weekend photos are posted on our Flickr account, check them out! Also, view and download the professional pictures taken at the Dream game.

Update Your Information

Have you changed your address, received a promotion, published a book, finished a degree, received an award, recently married or had a child?

We'd like to know! Update your information today.

Football 2015-16

We have individual game UofL football tickets available for alumni to purchase! Get yours before they are gone. Also look for our new traveling tailgate at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium and view a list of nationwide game watches.

Kickoff Game

Join us for UofL Alumni Kickoff Game activities including official UofL tailgate and UofL Day at the Atlanta Dream. Visit our event page for more information.

Belmont Day at the Races

The UofL Alumni Association and the Red Barn Alumni Association hope you had a wonderful time at Belmont Day at the Races. Please view our Flicker account for picture from the event.

“Run for the ‘L’ of It”

The University of Louisville Alumni Association and JAM Active hosted “Run for the ‘L’ of It” this past weekend. View photos from this event on the UofL Alumni Flickr account..

2015 Truman Scholar: Amanda Allen

University of Louisville junior Amanda Allen is one of just 58 U.S. college students who have been named a 2015 Truman Scholar. She is the only college student in Kentucky to earn the award! Read the full UofL Today article.

Spring Game 2015

Louisville Alumni was honored to welcome Denny Crum and Darrell Griffith, 80A as special guests for our UofL football Spring Game traveling tailgate. View pictures.

Loyalty Cards

The app that rewards loyal Cardinals is here. Learn more about how to earn points for your participation in all Louisville Alumni events and programs.

The Spectacular

A 3D visual presentation unlike anything seen before in Louisville, taking place September 18 on the lawn of Grawemeyer Hall. Join us to commemorate the Charting Our Course $1B milestone.

Weekly E-news 8/14/14

Our weekly look ahead for Louisville Alumni. This edition features the new and the School of Nursing Nightingale Awards.

The New

We're proud to unveil a new look and improved functionality for As we continue to build a modern Alumni Association to serve the university and its graduates, building a better web experience was essential.