Join the Student Alumni Association

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) is a diverse body of full-time UAFS students. The group is lead by a Board. More information on the Student Alumni Board here.

SAA is a closed organization, which means there is a simple application process to become a member. Any full-time UAFS student is encouraged to apply to become a member. The form below is left open all year, but applications are only reviewed in the early Fall and Spring semesters. 

As a general member (GM) you will...

  • be a positive representative of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
  • give back to your University.
  • enrich your college experience.
  • become a tradition keeper.
  • network with students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

As a GM you will deveop..

  • leadership, interpersonal communication, and social skills.
  • an indepth knowledge of UAFS history and traditons.
  • significant relationships with fellow GMs, students, faculty & staff, and alumni.

Other great perks are...

  • free cap, gown, and tassel for graduation if you are an active member for 6 semesters or more (minimum of 10 hours per semester).
  • priority on FREE Restoring the Roar t-shirts.
  • free and earned SAA and UAFS swag (how to earn cool stuff).
  • cool stuff in the SAA office.
  • free scantrons for exams.
  • member t-shirt (after first active semester).
  • fill resume space!


  • You must maintain a minimum 2.25 GPA.
  • You must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith.
  • You must be a full-time student.
  • You must attend all trainings, retreats, and meetings.
  • You must be an active member of a SAA event or program committee.
  • You must complete a minimum of 5 hours per semester by working in the Alumni office or working SAA events.
  • You must have FUN!!!

If you are interested in becoming a member, please complete the application below. For further details email questions to Rick Goins, SAA Advisor, at

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University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Alumni Association

5210 Grand Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72913
Phone: (479) 788-7920 or toll-free at 1-877-303-8237
Fax: 1-479-424-6920