The mission of the Villanova University Alumni Association is to create a mutually beneficial, lifelong culture of belonging and returning to Villanova University—for education, for relationships, and for philanthropy—through the development of meaningful and transformative engagement opportunities.
"On the eve of commencement day in 1875, Tuesday, June 29, the college alumni met in the house parlor and, with the Very Rev. President [Thomas] Galberry. . .in the chair, formed the Alumni Association." - Historical Sketch of the Augstinian Monastery, College and Mission of St. Thomas of Villanova 1842-1892, compiled by Rev. Thomas C. Middleton, D.D., O.S.A.
All Villanova graduates, regardless of graduate year, college or degree, are considered members of the VUAA. Villanova parents, families and friends are also members of the VUAA. No dues are assessed for membership.