Alumni Awards


The Alumni Association has four awards that they present every other year. One of these awards dates as far back as 1940! If you would like more information on the awards that are presented, or if you would like to nominate someone for an award.


Young Alumni Service Award

First Awarded 1996

Given to someone who is five years (or less) out from graduation, under 35 years of age at time of presentation. Been active in alumni activities demonstrated loyalty to University of the Ozarks.

Alumni Achievement Award

First Awarded in 1941

Given to one who achieves recognition in his/her chosen profession or occupation.

Alumni Merit Award

First Awarded in 1940

Given for meritorious work done for University of the Ozarks

Legacy Award

First awarded in 2002

Given to an alumnus who has given unselfishly of his/her resources to support University of the Ozarks and its mission during his/her lifetime.

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University of the Ozarks will award bachelor degrees to 87 graduating seniors during its 2017 Spring Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13, on the campus mall.