WSU Alumni Week of Service Frequently Asked Questions
What is WSU Alumni Week of Service?
From Monday, October 19, through Saturday, October 24, 2020, WSU Alumni Week of Service will virtually unite alumni across the country for volunteerism to benefit our communities — in Detroit and wherever Warriors call home.
Where is the inaugural WSU Alumni Week of Service taking place?
All WSUAA recommended project will be virtual. You may register for a recommended project or get in on the fun by virtually volunteering on your own to help an organization or cause in your community that you are passionate about — be sure to register your independent project at alumni.wayne.edu/volunteer.
Who can sign up for WSU Alumni Week of Service?
All Wayne State alumni, their friends and family are welcome to volunteer and show their Warriors Together spirit. Some projects may have restrictions — please see details about your specific project for any issues that may affect your participation.
Do I need to register in advance?
Yes, advanced registration is required for all projects — even independent projects you do on your own. As soon as you're committed to participating at some point from October 19-24, register online at alumni.wayne.edu/volunteer. If you have questions, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313-577-2300.
What is the registration deadline?
The deadline to register for the 2020 WSU Alumni Week of Service is Saturday, October 24.
How should I dress to volunteer?
We encourage you to wear your favorite Wayne State gear as you engage in your project and share your participation on social media.
How can I share my enthusiasm for WSU Alumni Week of Service?
We encourage all alumni and volunteers to talk with their friends, family and colleagues about WSU Alumni Week of Service and utilize our social media toolkit at alumni.wayne.edu/volunteer. Using social media is an effective way to capture your energy and enthusiasm ahead of time and during WSU Alumni Week of Service. Reading a comment in real time or seeing a photo of people volunteering quickly illustrates the difference WSU alumni make in their communities. Share your photos and stories on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the #WarriorsTogether or #WarriorsGiveBack hashtag. It's easy to help spread the word by posting on the following platforms:
- Your own Facebook page and @waynestatealum
- Your own Twitter account and @waynestatealum
- Your own Instagram account and @waynestatealum
How do I win a gift card for my social media post?
One winner will be randomly selected daily beginning October 19, 2020 and ending October 24, 2020 to receive a $50 Visa gift card. To be considered eligible to win, the participant must post a WSU Alumni Week of Service-related post on that specific day using the hashtag #WarriorsTogether or #WarriorsGiveBack and tag the corresponding WSU Alumni Association social media account:
Winners will be notified via their social media platform if they have been selected. If winner does not respond to claim their gift card within 5 days, the gift card may be forfeited.
What if I can't volunteer that week?
If you can't volunteer from October 19-24, there are still ways to get involved and share in the Warriors Together spirit of community. Please help us spread the word on social media by sharing the WSU Alumni Week of Service posts that come across your feed, or consider making a gift at giving.wayne.edu/donate to support Wayne State student success and the programs that mean the most to you.