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Message From The National President   

Greetings Alumni and Friends,

FranklinOn behalf of the Virginia State University Alumni Association (VSUAA), I express my sincere thanks to everyone who has supported the "1000 Trojans Giving $ 100 Campaign" and to all of you who have worked tirelessly to make an investment in Virginia State University (VSU).

Becoming active in the VSUAA is a selfless way to give back to the university and a way to reconnect with fellow alumni as well as students. Join other alumni who are working to make a positive difference for VSU. The Alumni Association is your lifetime connection to your alma mater.

Join a local chapter near you or consider at-large membership which is only . Membership allows you to affiliate with chapters all over the country and abroad and to participate in the many events that take place on campus. Clearly, your continued support has allowed VSU to accomplish great things, but we cannot rest now. Please join my commitment to push forward as we drive to the finish line to help make Virginia State University the very best university it can be. 

On behalf of the entire VSUAA family, and especially our students who directly benefit from your outstanding generosity, I say "Thank You!"

In Trojan Spirit,
Franklin H. Johnson, Jr., MBA
VSUAA National President
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Take The VSUAA Alumni Giving Challenge

Take the ChallengeThe VSU Alumni Association started its $ 100,000 fundraising initiative in March 2016 in an effort to match the gift of $ 100,000 that President Abdullah and his wife, Dr. Ahkinyala Cobb-Abdullah, made to VSU in February 2016.

As of June 10, 2019, we have 
raised $ 98,763.41 toward our goal of $ 100,000.  We are so close! We challenge all alumni to take the VSUAA Alumni Giving Challenge today by giving $ 100.00 to the VSUAA Endowment Fund.  Additionally, we are challenging all VSUAA alumni chapters to be represented by a donation.

Alumni participation in giving is the difference toward moving Virginia State University from good to great.  Your gift will go along way toward making this happen.  Therefore, we urge you to make your gift of $ 100.00 today.

Here Are The Two Ways To Give
Gift by Check

Please make your check payable to the VSU Foundation and in the memo line write VSUAA Endowment Fund.
Please mail your check to:
The Office of Institutional Advancement 
P.O Box 9027
Storum Hall
1 Hayden Drive
Virginia State University, VA  23806

Online Giving

Please click on this link to give online.  Fill out the Donor Information.  In the Item Information section select VSUAA Endowment Fund from the designation drop down.

VSUAA T-shirt Fundraising Campaign


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Great news! The VSUAA Alumni Giving Committee is excited to share our t-shirt fundraiser campaign!  Each t-shirt sold will gain a percentage profit for VSUAA.

Please click on the link to purchase and encourage your local chapter members and other Trojans, family and friends to support our fundraising campaign.

Let's continue to uplift VSU!


VSU Alumni Tour to Ethiopia 2019

The Office for International Education is partnering with the Office for Institutional Advancement to host a cultural tour for VSU Alumni in Ethiopia, December 10-20, 2019.  The program is ,292 and includes all international and domestic flights, hotel accommodation (double occupancy), entry to cultural sites and tours, and several meals. Participants can make payments online between now and November.

To access the online registration, visit In the box labeled "Trip Identification Number" all participants will enter Trip Id175902. This registration is where all participants will enter their personal information to officially register in the system, as well as make payments. Upon completion of registration, all participants will receive a confirmation email and a visa tool kit that further explains their visa needs and instructions for entering Ethiopia.

Click Here To View Itinerary


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Payment Calendar 2019
  • Enrollment Deposit -  Due June 15, 2019 - $ 400 (Non-refundable) 
  • Payment 1 -  Due July 5, 2019 - $ 766
  • Payment 2 -  Due August 2, 2019 - $ 766
  • Payment 3  - Due September 6, 2019 - $ 766
  • Payment 4 -  Due October 4, 2019  - $ 766
  • Payment 5 -  Due November 4, 2019 - $ 768
  • INEXT International Insurance - Due November 15, 2019 -  $ 60 
  • Participants should have their passports by September 1, 2019.  Visa processing is included.  Participants will receive instructions regarding the visa process.   

    Accommodations are double-occupancy.  A single supplement is an additional $ 398 (for the duration of the program).

    Immunizations:  Participants need to check the Centers for Disease Control -  for updated information about immunizations and travel information for Ethiopia.  Immunizations are not included in the program fee. 

Join/Renew Your VSUAA Membership Today  

Alumni graduate from the university, but the university never graduates from its alumni." 
Membership into the Virginia State University Alumni Association is one of the best ways to maintain a lifelong connection back to Virginia State University. As an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, your membership helps to strengthen the vitality of the Association by infusing your talents, skills, experiences, and expertise into a membership roster that helps make Virginia State University the strongest institution possible. Show your Trojan pride by joining or renewing your membership with the Virginia State University Alumni Association today!
VSUAA Membership Categories
The Virginia State University Alumni Association currently offers three types of membership. These include Annual, Associate, and Life and are described in detail below. 

Annual Membership - .00 per year
Annual membership is designated for those individuals who attended Virginia State, or any of its  previous designations.Those who subscribe within this category pay annual national dues of .00 to the National Alumni Association directly -at large- or through a local chapter, and receive full membership benefits for one year.  Membership is FREE for New Graduates following their first year after graduation. 

Associate Membership - .00 per year
Associate membership is designated for those individuals who did not attend Virginia State, or any of its previous designations, but have an interest in advancing the goals of the University through the Alumni Association. Those who subscribe within this category pay annual national dues of .00 to the National Alumni Association directly -at large- or through a local chapter, and receive full membership benefits for one year.

Life Membership - 0.00
Life Membership is conferred to those individuals who meet the qualifications in one of the above membership designations and have submitted an application and have paid the 0.00 fee for Life Membership. A subscribing life member is an individual making payments towards life membership.
Note:  Local chapter dues vary and are in addition to the National membership dues of .00.  You can pay your National Membership Dues and Life Membership online by clicking here, however, if you are joining through a local chapter we encourage you to pay your National dues through the local chapter.  
If you prefer to mail in your application, please click here to download


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Petersburg, VA 23804

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Annual Preliminary Chapter Reports Are Now Due:  

  • All VSUAA chapters are required to submit their annual preliminary chapter reports to remain in good standing.  Please click here to download the form and submit the form via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.