Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the TWU Alumni Association?
- Who do I contact regarding degree replacement and request for transcripts?
- How do I update my address or information with TWU?
- How do I nominate someone for a TWU Distinguished Alumni Award?
- I've lost touch with old friends from TWU. Can the Alumni Relations Department help me find them?
- Where can I buy diploma frames, crested sweatshirts, or other souvenirs of my university days?
- I'm visiting from out-of-town. Could you suggest accommodations near the campus?
- Where can I find out about job postings? How can I post a job?
- How many alumni are there?
- What are the definitions of alumnus, alumni, alumna, and alumnae?
01. What is the TWU Alumni Association?
The TWU Alumni Association is an independent society incorporated to serve the TWU alumni at both the graduate and undergraduate level. It is governed by a board of directors made up of TWU alumni and acts in partnership with the University (as an agent) to provide services to all alumni of the school.
02. Who do I contact in regards to degree replacement and request for transcripts?
Please send all requests for degree replacement and / or transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
03. How do I update my address or information with TWU?
Please update your current information at twualumni.org/contact/
04. What benefits do I receive as a TWU alumnus?
You can find details on all alumni perks at twualumni.org/perks/
05. I've lost touch with old friends from TWU. Can the TWU Alumni Association help me find them?
06. Where can I buy diploma frames, crested sweatshirts, or other souvenirs of my university days?
Diploma frames, T-shirts, and other memorabilia can be purchased through the University Bookstore.
07. I'm visiting from out-of-town. Could you suggest accommodations near the campus?
TWU is proud to offer accommodations on campus to alumni who would like to stay in a hotel-style room. Please visit twu.ca/conferences for more info.
Other, off campus, alternatives are:
Sandman Hotel, Inn & Suites (Across Canada):
Langley location: 8855 202nd Street, Langley BC (8 minutes away from TWU campus)
Best Western Langley City Inn:
Langley location: 5978 Glover Road, Langley BC (5 minutes from TWU campus)
Be sure to mention “TWU Alumni” when making any inquires and/or reservations for approximately 20% off the regular rate.
08. Where can I find out about job postings? How can I post a job?
Career Development Office - Advising Services Discount
TWU’s Career Development Office, located in the Reimer Student Centre, welcomes alumni to make complementary appointments. The advisors have master’s-level training in counselling psychology and offer professional assistance.
09. How many alumni are there?
There are approximately 11,000 graduated alumni (those with degree's from TWU), and an additional 12,000 "former student" alumni (those with 15 credit hours or more, but who do not have a degree from TWU).
10. What are the definitions of alumnus, alumni, alumna, and alumnae?
From the Canadian Oxford Dictionary:
- Alumnus: a graduate of a specified university or other school
- Alumni: plural of alumnus
- Alumna: a female graduate of a specific university or other school
- Alumnae: plural of alumna
- Alumni is also an accepted form for the plural of both female and male graduates