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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

  • Theatre Conservatory marks centennial of Easter Rising on Oct. 23-25
    October 1, 2015
    One hundred years after Ireland's famed Easter Rising rebellion, the Theatre Conservatory will stage Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars on Oct. 23-25 at O'Malley Theatre.
  • Real estate student wins inaugural scholarship from NAIOP
    October 1, 2015
    Jamila Danzy became interested in working to stabilize and improve distressed neighborhoods after witnessing first-hand how gentrification can tear neighborhoods apart. Now she is the winner of a prestigious real estate scholarship from NAIOP.
  • Roosevelt experience sparks winning advocacy work in Springfield
    September 25, 2015

    Roosevelt University drug-policy researcher Kathleen Kane-Willis and 2007 Roosevelt Integrated Marketing Communication alumna Chelsea Laliberte recently led a citizen's initiative that convinced state lawmakers to override Governor Bruce Rauner's amendatory veto of the Heroin Crisis Act. It was the first veto override of the current ongoing legislative session and an example of advocacy in action. 


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