- alma mater
- honoris causa
- alumnus (refers to a singular male)
- alumni (refers to a group of males, plural, but is generally used to designate males and females, plural)
- alumna (refers to a singular female)
- alumnae (refers to a group of females, plural)
Use “alumni” when referring to a mix of men and women:
Example: The Alumni Association of Lakehead University
Example: As an alumna of this institution, she prepared to support its major initiatives.
Example: As an alumnus of this institution, he donated money to create a scholarship fund.