- Honor an outstanding TMCC alumnus/alumna
- Increase recognition of the quality of a TMCC education
- Increase awareness of the TMCC Alumni Association
- Awardee shall be a TMCC graduate, degree holder, or program completer or Awardee shall have begun his/her advanced degree at TMCC
- Awardee shall show evidence of community service
- Awardee shall not be an employee of Truckee Meadows Community College
Note: Exceptions to these guidelines are permissible at the discretion of the Alumni Council.