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31 Ambassadors Mission Statement


The 31 Ambassadors is a high profile, high-energy organization composed of ULM's finest students. 31 Ambassadors at ULM serve as the official host for alumni-related activities while sponsoring events aimed at increasing student awareness of ULM and our Alumni Association.

The 31 Ambassadors organization, known originally as NLU31, was formed in 1981 (during NLU's 50th anniversary) after several students and alumni recognized a special need to create an awareness of the activities and benefits provided through the NLU Alumni Association. Due to the fact Northeast Louisiana University was established in 1931, the charter members of the organization adopted the name "NLU31."

The 31 Ambassadors is sponsored by the ULM Alumni Association and is largely self-sustaining with additional funding coming from the generous contributions of benefactors and the ULM Alumni Association.

The purpose of 31 Ambassadors:

For more information about the 31 Ambassadors program, contact
University Liaison: Roxanne Smith, 318-342-3606, rsmith@ulm.edu

31 Ambassadors


31 Ambassadors host . . .

CHILI COOK-OFF - The 31 Ambassadors sponsors the "Chili Cook-Off". The "Chili Cook-off" is held in "The Grove" tailgating area prior to one of the last home football games. Prizes are awarded for cooking and showmanship.

OOZEBALL - ULM's Spring Fever week ends on a Friday with Oozeball. This mud volleyball tournament is a ULM student favorite. Each year hundreds of ULM students and faculty spend the afternoon playing volleyball in the mud pits behind Warhawk Field.

SENIOR GRAD FINALE - All graduating seniors are invited in the fall and spring to Grad Finale – a one stop shop for all of your graduation needs. Hosted by the 31 Ambassadors, Grad Finale provides you the opportunity to purchase your Official ULM Class Ring, cap and gown, diploma frame, order your invitations, have your financial aid exit interview, talk to our Grad School, talk to our Small Business Development Center, have your senior portrait and a free alumni portrait taken, and more.

SOCIALS - Not only do we host socials for our members, we also invite other ULM groups to join us!

31 Ambassadors participate in . . .

LA' LOUISIANNE CRAWFISH BOIL - The 31 Ambassadors work this great event held prior to the spring Maroon and Gold football game.

FOOTBALL TAILGATING - The 31 Ambassadors host the ULM Alumni Association Tailgates prior to home football games.

Applications for the '17-'18 Academic Year are available to turn in at the ULM Foundation, 3601 DeSiard Street, beginning March 1st and the deadline is 11am on Friday, March 17th.  Each application must meet the following requirements or it will not be accepted:

  • Two letters of recommendation must be completed, one by a faculty member and one by an individual independent of the university, and mailed back to and received by the Alumni Center prior to the application deadline.
  • A current photograph must be attached to the application.
  • All pages of the application must be completed.
  • You must meet all eligibility requirements as stated in the application.

The information provided in the application is "confidential" and will be used exclusively by the Selection Committee. You must sign up for an interview time with the Selection Committee when you return your completed application.

You can Download the Application here.

For any questions regarding membership, email rsmith@ulm.edu