Student Alumni Association
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Student Alumni Association

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) strives to strengthen the bond between alumni and current students at WIU. SAA is open to ALL WIU students and is an extension of the WIU Alumni Association.
Why Join SAA?
  • Be a member of the ONLY student organization that guarantees interaction with WIU Alumni
  • Get involved on campus
  • Attend great events
  • The chance to win lots of WIU giveaways and free food

Membership in SAA is FREE!

Upcoming Events

Survival SAAcks

Survival SAAcks are care packages carefully prepared and delivered to students during Finals Week by the Student Alumni Leadership Council of Western Illinois University! We encourage family, friends, and campus employers of WIU students to show they care about their Western student during the stressful time by sending them a Survival SAAck!  

How to Order  

There are a number of care package options, which are listed on our Survival SAAck web page.

You can order online or you can call the Alumni House at 309-298-1914.

Order Deadline -- Orders must be received by December 5.  

Free Notification and Delivery  

Survival SAAcks will be delivered to residence halls December 11 and 12. Off-Campus and fraternity and sorority students will be notified by mail and email of pick-up dates. Pick up will be at the Alumni House. No refunds will be issued for orders not picked up by December 19.

For more information visit or call 309-298-1914.

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Are you interested in joining Student Alumni Leadership Council?

You can also contact us at (309) 298-1914, email or  find us on Facebook .

If you are interested in information about the Student Alumni Leadership Council, the official governing body of the Student Alumni Association and Purple Haze, visit the SALC web page.