With more than 20,000 alumni worldwide...

William Woods University's impact reaches far beyond the boundaries of Fulton, Missouri. Our alumni are doctors, lawyers, teachers, athletes, and most importantly, leaders in their communities.

Carolyn "Cookie' Hanson '60 Arrives at William Woods College-1959

Whether you arrived to campus in 1959, like Carolyn "Cookie" Cain Hanson '60 (pictured here with her parents and recruiter, Ruby) or you are a millenial who just graduated and entered the professional working world, you are part of a large community of alumni who are eager to keep their WWU connections strong throughout life.


Alumni Association

Your membership in the WWU Alumni Association was automatically granted to you upon the completion of your degree or at least 2 semesters of full-time enrollment.

The association offers special services and a worldwide network for alumni fellowship. In return, alumni are encouraged to support William Woods and volunteer time and resources to serve their alma mater. It is the dedication and loyalty of proud alumni that allow universities to flourish. We hope you will join us in furthering WWU's commitment to achievement and excellence.

Alumni Benefits


All U.S.-based alumni with current addresses in WWU records receive the free, bi-annual edition of The Woods magazine. It is always available upon publication in electronic form on the WWU website as well.

Smartphone App

Download the free William Woods University app for your iPhone/iPod/iPad or Android device. It is simple to download and use and another way to stay in touch with WWU. Full details here.


Students and Alumni: Looking for a full-time or part-time job, internship, or summer opportunities? Need to work on your resume or cover letter? Check out CAREERlink!

Register (free to WWU students/alumni) at https://williamwoods-csm.symplicity.com

Accessing Career Link
  1. Visit https://williamwoods-csm.symplicity.com
  2. Select Students/Alumni
  3. Select Register to register for a new account
    1. Enter an email address you would like associated with this account
  4. The password you MUST enter for access is 'woods'
    1. It will then allow you to enter profile information. Be sure to complete this thoroughly, because this information will automatically populate your resume/cover letter documents where appropriate.