Connect with us. Wartburg alumni, parents, and friends live all over the world, but our “orange connection” keeps us connected. The resources on this page will help you stay involved with the “college of your brightest days”! You’ll find information about events in your area; alumni awards; ways to participate, promote, and provide in the life of the college; and links to news and feature stories, plus much more. Explore below, and contact the Alumni and Parent Engagement Office at or 319-352-8491 with your questions. Once a Knight, always a Knight!

We are always amazed at all the wonderful things that are happening in the lives of our alumni. We publish some of these accolades in our Wartburg Magazine twice a year but can’t include all accomplishments. We invite you to join us on social media to share your news and stay connected to Wartburg. It’s a great way to share photos of your Wartburg friends, fun events, and exciting life experiences!

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Wartburg College Knights Connect

Hey, Twin Cities friends, we’ll be in your area for Orange Connection, our job-shadowing experience. You’re invited to our Knights Connect event to hang out with our students and fellow Wartburg folks at a social on Sunday, April 21 — sign up today!

Wartburg College Class of 1974 50th Reunion: Save the date for May 23-26, 2024

Members of the Class of 1974: It’s time for your 50th reunion! Join us over Commencement weekend for a special celebration of your time at Wartburg and catch up with your classmates.

Cash Draw - Wartburg College Athletic Booster Club

The annual Athletic Booster Club Cash Draw event is fast approaching — get your number(s) now to be ready for the big event on Saturday, April 13! Join us at Joe’s Knight Hawk for your chance to win prizes, including the $2,000 jackpot.

UKnight Day 2024: Fly Our Colors High

Thank you so much to everyone who helped us Fly Our Colors High on Thursday, March 21! We raised more than $180,000 from more than 1,700 UKnighted members of the Wartburg community.

Knights to Know: Women of Wartburg

Thanks for joining us at our new Knights to Know series this year! We hope you learned something interesting. You can check out recordings of this year’s sessions if you weren’t able to attend.

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Know a high school freshman, sophomore, or junior who should be thinking about Wartburg? Refer them through the Alumni Referral Award to give them $2,000 in your name!

MISSION STATEMENT: Wartburg College has traditionally encouraged its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to serve others in response to God’s grace. Alumni awards have been established to recognize alumni and friends of Wartburg College for their special achievements and contributions to the college, the church, their community, and the workplace. By recognizing these special achievements, we give living testimony to the goals and ideals of Wartburg College. 

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Contact your government representatives about the importance of private colleges and tell your Wartburg story to everyone you can. Please remember to keep Wartburg in your thoughts and prayers.

Be sure you are subscribed to the monthly Knightline e-newsletter. View previous issues of Knightline.

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Refer a student and they get a scholarship in YOUR NAME!

Our alumni are our best ambassadors! It’s easy to refer a student through the Alumni Referral Award program:

  • 1. Fill out the referral form.
  • 2. The student successfully applies to Wartburg.
  • 3. The student receives $500 annually in financial aid in YOUR name when they enroll!

The deadline to refer a student graduating from high school is Dec. 1. Refer a student or see details about the program. 

Alumni Resources
These commonly used resources are a great way to stay connected with Wartburg.


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Alex Buchheim '21

Assistant Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

Ellen Engh '08

Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement

Katie Hirv '22

Communications Associate and Social Media

Office Coordinator - Alumni & Parent Engagement