Mission, Privileges & Benefits

Mission:

The purposes of this association are:
  • To promote and support the interests of Houston Baptist University, and to contribute toward maintaining the ideals and aims of the University.
  • To sponsor programs intended to stimulate intellectual and social participation among alumni; encourage alumni to participate in and contribute to the progress of the University; strengthen the bond between the University and the community: and attract outstanding students and faculty.
  • To foster, preserve, and advance superior educational programs within a Christian environment.

Membership and Privileges:

Membership is bestowed on each graduate or any former credit student of Houston Baptist University. Members have the right to vote at all meetings and in all mail ballots of the Association and may have the right to serve as officers, directors, or committee members.

Honorary membership may be bestowed on any person who shows active support and interest in the Association. Honorary membership is contingent upon a vote of a simple majority of the Board of Directors. Honorary members will have the right to attend all functions of the Association, but will not have the right to propose motions or to vote.

Benefits:

As a member of the Alumni Association there are many opportunities and benefits available to you:
  • The Alumni Association provides a resource network of more than 17,000 former students.
  • Your Alumni Association awards an endowed scholarship each year to an incoming freshman who is a relative of an alumnus. The scholarship is valued at $18,000 over a four year period.
  • Husky Alumni Network volunteers are actively working in their respective neighborhoods to recruit the best and brightest to HBU.
  • As a member of the Alumni Association you will receive a 20% discount on all purchases, excluding textbooks, in the University Bookstore.
  • As a member of the Alumni Association, you will be able to continue to check out books HBU's Moody Library. Other library resources and services are  limited to current HBU students because of licensing agreements.
  • Alumni Association members will have access to all services provided by Career and Calling.
  • Your Alumni Association sponsors several events each year to raise funds to support the University.
  • The Alumni Association offers you opportunities to serve on committees in the areas of Awards, Development/Finance, Events, Nominating, Scholarships and Student Recruitment.

Your involvement in the Alumni Association will make the difference in the shape and direction of your Alma Mater!