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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

  • Music professor wins award for study on music of Abraham Lincoln
    February 5, 2016
    Just in time for Abraham Lincoln's 207th birthday, Roosevelt University music history professor Thomas J. Kerrnan is being recognized for his groundbreaking study of more than 1,000 pieces of music written over 144 about and for Abraham Lincoln.
  • Roosevelt University receives national rating for sustainability
    February 5, 2016
    Roosevelt is one of only three universities in Chicago and among 10 in Illinois to be rated by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).  The University has received a bronze rating thanks to the collaboration of administration, faculty and students in completing AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
  • February 4, 2016
    Roosevelt honors student Desire Bernard comes from a tradition of giving. This includes regularly helping a homeless man in a Chicago park.
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