Honorary Membership is presented annually to a friend of the University of Maryland who has provided outstanding service to the university and the Alumni Association over a period of years. 

International Alumnus Award is presented annually to a University of Maryland alumna or alumnus who was born or lives outside of the United States, and has distinguished him- or herself by providing significant leadership to another country’s educational, cultural, social and/or economic development. 

Humanitarian Award is presented annually to an alumna or alumnus of the University of Maryland who has provided extraordinary service for the benefit of others. 

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award is presented annually to a University of Maryland alumna or alumnus not older than 35, who completed his or her undergraduate degree within the last 10 years, and who has distinguished him- or herself personally and professionally. 

President’s Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented annually to a University of Maryland alumna or alumnus who has achieved national recognition for excellence in his or her profession or field.

Tyser Gottwals Award combines the Abram Z. Gottwals Award presented first in 1965, and the Ralph J. Tyser Medallion presented first in 1992. Both awards were presented for service to the university, and now one award bears both names.

Spirit of Maryland Award is presented from time to time to a graduate who reflects the best of the University of Maryland spirit.

College/School Distinguished Alumnus Awards are presented annually to University of Maryland alumni who have achieved recognition for excellence in their profession or field. The Distinguished Alumnus Awards are presented to alumni from the college or school from which they graduated.