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Alumni Association Benefits

The Alumni Association is proud to welcome you to a free lifetime membership with many wonderful benefits. We hope you will take advantage of the listed benefits and stay connected to your alma mater!

Alumni Association Membership Benefits

(a valid alumni association membership card is required to access on-campus facilities)

  • Membership to Roosevelt’s Schaumburg fitness center 
  • Several Health, Life and Travel Insurance plans
  • 10% discount at the RU Bookstore (textbooks not included).
  • Career Development such as counseling, assessments, resume critiquing, internet-based resume referral and job bank database. Register by calling 847.619.7921 at Schaumburg or 312.341.3560 in Chicago.
  • Discounted RU classes.  Many undergraduate classes are available to alumni at a greatly reduced cost. Alumni may begin to register for a course thirty days prior to the first date of the term (subject to space availability) as defined in the academic calendar. You will not receive credit, but will earn a grade of AU (Audit) for this course. Grades of AU may not be subsequently changed to any other grade. Simply complete the application form.
  • Library privileges at both campuses.
  • Invitations to social, educational and networking events and programs for RU alumni.
  • Two editions of Roosevelt Review , the alumni magazine, each year.

Please update your preferred mailing information or to share your news for the "Where RU?" section of the magazine.

For information about alumni programs and benefits, local alumni activities, or to assist in developing alumni activities or an alumni chapter or club in your local community, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1-888-RUALUMS or email

Alumni News

  • August 27, 2015
    In 1945, members of the “Greatest Generation” helped establish Roosevelt University as a place of equality and opportunity. Many of them were white and working class, a demographic that, 70 years later, is being exploited to great effect by Donald Trump, a Republican presidential candidate few would align with Roosevelt’s enduring mission of social justice. How did this happen?
  • Roosevelt historians to mark 100 years of African American progress
    August 14, 2015

    Members of Roosevelt's Black Chicago HIstory Forum will commemorate the 100th anniversary in September of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History,a national group that got its start in Chicago.

  • Pharmacists receive cutting-edge training at Roosevelt's College of Pharmacy
    August 14, 2015

    Pharmacists from throughout the Midwest were trained this month at Roosevelt's College of Pharmacy on how to do point-of-care testing for strep throat, the flu and other basic assessments. The training was offered in conjunction with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

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