SSU Distinguished Alumni Nomination Process

Up to four honorees may be chosen each year to receive the annual Distinguished Alumni Award.  The award will be presented to Sonoma State University alumni for their outstanding professional achievements, contributions to society and the University.

Who is Eligible?

All alumni of Sonoma State University are eligible to receive the honor of Distinguished Alumna/us.

How do I submit nominations?

The Distinguished Alumni and Achievement Awards Nomination Form (in PDF format) is available online or by contacting the Alumni Association office, 707.664.2426.

Please complete this form, and include any supporting documentation (articles, publicity, resume/CV, letters of recommendation, etc.) and return to:

SSU Alumni Association,
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Stevenson 1071
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

For specific information about the awards and nomination process, please contact Laurie Ogg at 707.664.2036 or

When is the deadline to submit a nomination?

The Alumni Association encourages Distinguished Alumni nominations year- round. This year's recipients will be recognized on Distinguished Alumni Day.