Your experience at Franklin doesn’t have to stop when you leave! There are a number of ways that you can get involved through a range of volunteer opportunities. These opportunities not only allow volunteers to make friends, support the University's mission and spread Franklin pride, but are also a fun way to give back to Franklin. Give your time today!

Alumni Council

All members of the alumni community are included in Franklin’s Alumni Association. The Franklin University Switzerland Alumni Association is governed by the Alumni Council, an advisory group that is made up of 56 alumni volunteers. The Alumni Council works closely with the Office of Advancement to foster lifelong relationships between Franklin University Switzerland and its students and alumni.

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Alumni and Parent Academic Travel

Alumni and Parents have had the opportunity to travel the world with Franklin over the years to locations such as South Africa, Jordan, Ireland, Cuba, Italy, and more. Additional trips will be announced as they become available.

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Admissions Ambassador Program

Tell your Franklin story to future Franklin generations! Become an Admissions Ambassador to help Franklin with recruitment and Admissions efforts in your area.

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Class Leaders

Class Leaders and class committees are an integral part of keeping alumni connected to Franklin University Switzerland. The primary role of a Class Leader is to strengthen and encourage bonds between your classmates.

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Franklin Events

Every year Franklin organizes events around the world. We count on volunteers who are interested in collaborating with us to organize, present or host the next Franklin event, or to help us organize Franklin’s next Global Alumni Reunion.

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Franklin Clubs

Interested in connecting with other members of the Franklin Community in your area? Franklin Clubs are volunteer run Franklin regional organizations for members of the Franklin to meet, connect in Franklin pride and have fun.

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Global Alumni Reunion

Celebrate 50+ years of Franklin with fellow alumni and friends at the Global Alumni Reunion (May 20-22, 2022) in Lugano! The weekend will include a variety of events such as faculty lectures, excursions in Ticino, a cocktail cruise on Lake Lugano, and more! Registration will open in winter 2022.

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Outstanding Service Award

In November of 2006, Franklin University Switzerland’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to create the Ursula Gentile Lowerre Outstanding Service Award. This award was developed to recognize outstanding members of the alumni community for exemplary service to the University and for their enthusiastic leadership and support of its mission and goals.

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Franklin Merchandise

Official Franklin merchandise can be purchased directly in the Franklin bookstore on campus, or online at