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Article VI. Support Groups and Advisory Councils

Section 1. UNF Alumni Association

There shall be a UNF Alumni Association whose purpose shall be to foster, maintain and support a mutually beneficial relationship between the University alumni and the University, and to create a bridge between the University and its alumni. It shall advise in the planning, coordination and implementation of fund-raising and other events to assist the University in fulfilling its mission. The Association will coordinate its efforts through the appropriate University offices to ensure optimum success.

The UNF Alumni Association may adopt bylaws in accordance with the Foundation Bylaws and subject to the approval of the Foundation Board.

Section 2. Osprey Club

There shall be a UNF Osprey Club whose purpose shall be to unite in an organized effort the alumni and friends of the University who wish to express their interest in the University and serve it through their support of University Intercollegiate Athletics.  The Osprey Club shall uphold the aims and policies of the University Athletic Department, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and the University.  It shall contribute financially to the scholarship funds for student athletes, maintained by the Foundation and contribute, through the Foundation, capital improvement funds for athletic facilities, and will support other athletic activities.  The Osprey Club will coordinate its efforts through the appropriate University offices to ensure optimum success.  The governing body of the Osprey Club is the Athletic Director’s Cabinet.   The Osprey Club is staffed by the Director of Development for University Athletics.


As the governing body of the Osprey Club, the Athletic Director’s Cabinet may adopt bylaws, in accordance with the Foundation Bylaws and subject to the approval of the Foundation Board.   Following approval by the University President, the Osprey Club’s annual restricted Foundation Budget shall be submitted by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics to the Executive Director for approval as part of the Foundation Budget approval process.