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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

  • Roosevelt and Mikva Challenge partner to help teens succeed
    December 22, 2014
    Officials from Roosevelt and Mikva signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday, Dec. 18 that paves the way for the two nonprofits to work together in educating and preparing Chicago teens to become successful, socially conscious citizens. 
  • Roosevelt research team set to evaluate popular Summer Bridge Program
    December 18, 2014
    With funding from the Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation, Roosevelt's new Policy Research Collaborative will look at what works and what doesn't in preparing low-income, disabled or first-generation freshmen for college success.
  • Poster on danger of energy drinks wins COP poster contest
    December 17, 2014
    COP's Over the Counter symposium showcased the student pharmacist's ability to graphically and concisely educate patients, through poster presentations, and on the safe and effective use of available over-the-counter products
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