Alumni in Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sutter and Yolo counties are represented by the Sacramento Chapter of the Alumni Association. Approximately 13,000 alumni live in this region, half of those in Sacramento County itself. More than half of the alumni living in the Sacramento-area have graduated within the last 15 years.
Intel Corporation, Hewlett-Packard and UC Davis are by far the largest employers in this region, followed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sutter Health and the State of California. Popular professions amongst alumni in this area are engineering, sales, entrepreneurship, operations and project management, and education.
The Sacramento Chapter hosts successful alumni mixers, wine tasting trips and the occasional tailgate party at Sacramento State games.