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WiN Basics

Register

  • Go to the Sign Up page.
  • Scroll down to select registration for Students or Alumni.
  • Follow the prompts and fill in your information.
  • Watch the web training and fill out the short quiz.
  • Wait for the administer to approve you. You will receive an email once your account is ready.

Search

  • Navigate to the Sign In page.
  • You will see some suggested connections. If those interest you, go ahead and reach out!
  • Type in the upper search bar or go to Find>Search option in the left menu.
  • Search by keyword or categories (Gender, Ethnicity, Student Activity, Career Fields, Nearest Metropolis, etc.). Choose the category in the left box, and your search in the middle box.
  • You can add more categories to narrow your results.
  • Example Searches:
    • Alumni in the Chicago area who were involved in Concert Choir
    • Women in Non-Profits who did HNGR
    • African-American alumni working in business

Connect

  • Click the Contact Adviser button.
  • Add a message explaining who you are and why you would like to connect. For an example, see Students: First Messages.
  • Wait for the potential adviser to respond and connect with others while you wait!
  • Most alumni will respond within two to four days. If they don’t respond within a week, send a polite email reminder.