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Share Your Boise Story

Boise State is more than degrees, professors and buildings. It’s lifelong relationships: your first roommate, your study buddy and your partners in crime. You chose this family, and that’s an honor we’ll always remember. 

We’re telling these stories of inspiration, the Bronco family and Boise State pride, and want to hear from you! Click the orange button below to tell us your story. We’re sharing memories and photos on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram, and the next one might be yours.

Share Your Boise State Story

Boise State Auction Supporting Student Scholarships


Extraordinary times call for an extraordinary experience. Join us on The Blue for the in-person Auction Gala on June 5. In addition, the Boise State Online Silent Auction will run from Friday, May 26 at 8 a.m. to Sunday, June 6 at 5 p.m. Don’t forget to purchase a Blue Ribbon Raffle ticket — only 200 are available!

Support Boise State Students

Broncos Give

Through our nearly 100 years as an institution serving as a catalyst for success, we know that Broncos will continue to join together in extraordinary ways to fulfill our educational missions. The generosity of our alumni and friends has, and continues to help those in need at Boise State. Please make an impactful gift today to one of our priority areas (listed below) and continue the Boise State tradition of giving in support of other members of the Bronco Family.

Learn More and Make a Gift

Where to Give

Campus Food Pantry

Make a Gift to the Food Pantry

Student Emergency Fund

Make a Gift to the Student Emergency Fund

Elevate The Blue

Make a Gift to the Bronco Athletic Association

Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering

Make a Gift to Materials Science

Respiratory Care

Make a Gift to Respiratory Care

The Bronco Family Through the Years

It’s at Boise State that lifelong friendships began and we became family. We’ve grown together, built a vital campus culture and created our legacy. To celebrate we’ve curated the Boise State family story from the 1970s through the 2010s. Click the orange button below to experience our growth together.

See the Bronco Family Through the Years
Congratulations Graduates

Relive Spring Commencement Ceremonies

A special in-person commencement ceremony was held May 7 in Albertsons Stadium to honor those graduates whose original commencements were virtual due to the COVID pandemic. Boise State University honored spring graduates during two commencement ceremonies on May 8 at Albertsons Stadium.

For a complete list of graduates and more information, visit the 2021 commencement web page.

The First superintendent of Honouliuli National Historic Site

Meet Alumna Hanako Wakatsuki

Congratulations to Boise State University alumna Hanako Wakatsuki on being selected by the National Park Service as the first superintendent of Honouliuli National Historic Site in Honolulu, Hawaii. Wakatsuki holds bachelor’s degrees from the Boise State University History Department and the Boise State School of Public Service.

Meet Hanako Wakatsuki
Boise State Student Life Content Writer

A Reflection of My College Career

Congratulations to Spring 2021 graduate Trisha Kangas, Boise State University Student Life content writer. Read her latest reflection piece on celebration and self-kindness.

Read A Reflection of My College Career
College of Education

Meet PEERS student Wade Westrick

Wade Westrick will earn a Community and Career Readiness Studies certificate in May 2022 after participating in the Providing Exceptional Education and Raising Standards (PEERS) program for students with intellectual disabilities. Students in the PEERS program are enrolled in Boise State University coursework and receive support from mentors and faculty in the Department of Early and Special Education while pursuing their certificates. This semester, Wade enrolled in James Kimberling’s FILM 190 class and knew he wanted to create a video for his final project that featured his unique experience in the PEERS program at Boise State.

School of Nursing

Share Your Nursing Story

Boise State School of Nursing alumni we invite you to share your story about your career, time at Biose State, and love of the profession.

Share Your Nursing Story
Bronco Athletic Association

Avalos Family Joins the Lyle Smith Society

“The support of our donors and fans is what makes this place so special, and what helps us provide an elite student-athlete experience,” Andy Avalos said. “Having played here and graduated from here, what we’re building for the next generation of Broncos is incredible and important to us.”

“So much so that we have also joined the Lyle Smith Society, making a commitment to the athletic department and scholarships for all student-athletes,” Summer Avalos said.

Boise State Vaccination Clinic

Boise State University has opened a COVID-19 vaccination clinic, serving the campus and Treasure Valley community. The clinic will follow Idaho Department of Health and Welfare prioritization guidelines and is a CDC enrolled COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider.

Learn More About the Vaccination Clinic
College of Health Sciences

Pre-Professional Pathways Alumni Spotlight

The Pre-Health Professions Pathways at Boise State University are designed for students who intend to apply to a professional school after graduating. This option serves students who have identified with career paths in pre-chiropractic, pre-dental, pre-dental hygiene, pre-dietetics, pre-medical laboratory science, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant, pre-speech language pathology, or pre-veterinary medicine.  Share your #BroncosGoPro story for Professional Acceptance Day.

Blue Thunder Marching Band Alumni Q&A

Instant friends, mentors, and adventures of a lifetime. Blue Thunder Marching Band alumni share how their experience in the band influenced them and helped them launch into life after Boise State.

Boise State College of Business

Bronco Corps Offers Help for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Boise State’s College of Business and Economics (COBE) is actively helping the Idaho business community solve challenges and disruptions due to COVID. Last fall, the college launched Bronco Corps, a program that provides Idaho small businesses and nonprofit organizations with student interns at no cost, and helps students gain valuable work experience. Following a successful pilot phase, a generous donor recently made it possible for the program to continue through 2021.

Learn More about Bronco Corps
Download Your Free Estate Planning Guide

Our Gift to You

Your friendship and generosity mean so much to us — now more than ever. As a thank you for your support, we’d like to ensure you have the tools you need to put your own plan in place. Please accept this complimentary estate planning guide as our gift to you.

Including Boise State University in your estate plans creates a legacy in your honor, while ensuring positive campus memories and pride continue to be a part of the student’s experience and are celebrated for generations to come.

Get Your Free Estate Planning Guide

Be a Bronco Mentor

Help a Boise State student or recent graduate and give back to someone who was like you and benefited from the expertise of mentors. By joining BroncoLink, Boise State’s online mentoring platform, you can be matched with a student or recent graduate as a mentor to help shape their journey toward personal and career success. Join today and be part of the Broncos helping Broncos movement.

Join BroncoLink
Supporting Rural Communities

Community Impact Program

The Community Impact Program is designed with community stakeholders; the outcomes will be owned by the community. It incorporates deep connections between community, faculty and students with off-campus and accessible online experiences.

Learn More about the Community Impact Program

Be Social

Use the #boisestate and #boisestatealumni hashtags to showcase your Bronco Pride, community involvement/service, stay-at-home adventures, and other ways that you are keeping connected to each other and to Bronco Nation as a whole.

Stay Connected to Each Other Online

Upcoming Events

Construction Management Alumni Golf Tournament-All teams SOLD OUT

Power Talk: Energy Resilience in Idaho: The Dynamics of Energy Planning

How to Change Anyone’s Mind

May Alumni Association General Board Meeting

2021 State of the University Address with Dr. Marlene Tromp

Boise State News

Boise State honors 2020 graduates, faculty member John Baldwin during a special commencement ceremony
Meet class of 2020 commencement speaker Chloe Pampush
Boise State to award record number of doctoral degrees at spring commencement ceremonies
Boise State’s Halima Hamud awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship