1. It provides you an opportunity to enhance the public image of Virginia State University on the local level.
2. It gives local area alumni the opportunity to assist in the recruitment, retention, and career placement of future and new alumni.
3. It gives a voice in the direction of the Alumni Association by sending a voting representative to the Association’s Board of Director meetings, which ultimately helps to shape the future of the Association.
4. It provides local parents of current students at the University with an advocate who is familiar with the University’s policies and procedures.
5. It provides current students with a sense of security in knowing that someone cares for their well being while they're matriculating at the University.
6. It provides a network for recent gradates coming into your local area.
7. It provides an opportunity to help local students financially.
8. It provides a sense of unity among local alumni and offers opportunities for service, friendship and networking.
9. It helps provide leverage with local delegates to the General Assembly for University funding. (There is strength in numbers)
10. It makes Virginia State University the strongest institution possible.