|THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON ALUMNI MAGAZINE|
Find Your Buddies in Three Easy Steps
One of the most frequent requests for information at the UWAA is for help in finding a college friend. Now UWAA members have an online search tool to help find old friends and to make themselves more accessible to friends looking for them. Launched this summer, the UW Alumni Online Directory is available to all UWAA members.
To protect your privacy, the directory is set up to display limited information (your name, home town and degree), unless you choose to provide more information. Since the site was launched, more than 1,000 alumni have updated their information and given permission for UWAA members to access it.
Here's how to use the online directory:
If your friend has not yet updated his or her information, information on the person's town and state, as well as the class year and degree will appear. If your friend has updated the information and chosen to display it, you may see address, phone and email information as well.
The UWAA is also working on a printed directory. Members will receive questionnaires this fall for information to be included in the directory, which will be available in fall 2004. Only members will be listed in the print directory.
In a further expansion of online services, the UWAA career networking serviceCareer Connectionsis also available to UW alumni. To become a career contact or to network with more than a thousand Huskies across the nation, visit Career Connections.
If you're not yet a UWAA member, you can join or renew online.
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