Alumni Benefits and Services
Membership in the Alvernia University Alumni Association is free. So whether you are a Crusader or Golden Wolf, you can take advantage of the member benefits and services listed below:
From receptions and reunions, to special events with the President and showcasing students, enjoy alumni gatherings on campus or around the region.
Any changes in your life such as a name or address, job promotion, etc? Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at 610-230-5707 to update your contact information. We want to keep you informed of alumni events in your area, but can't send you invitations if we don't know how to get in touch with you.
Contact the Alumni Office to purchase your own Alvernia Charm.
Alvernia License Plate
Current students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff who are Pennsylvania residents can show their pride while they ride with the purchase of a specialty plate. The cost is $40 for a non-personalized plate or $140 for a personalized plate (cost of the plate plus the issuance fee). DOWNLOAD FORM
Complete Sections A and D on the official state form, Enclose a check for $40 or $144 (personalized plate) payable to Alvernia University, Send your payment and completed form to: Alvernia University, Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement, Alumni House, 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607
Stop by the campus bookstore and see what special items are in stock just for our alumni. Remember, all alumni get 10% off.
Career Related Services for Alumni
Are you looking for a job? Would you like to fill a position or internship? How about sharing your experience and knowledge with current students? Visit the Office of Career Development for information or an appointment.
Continuing Education - Tuition Discount
Students who have earned a Bachelor's Degree from Alvernia and return to complete a second undergraduate degree in the day academic division are eligible to receive a 20% tuition discount. Students who have earned a Bachelor's Degree from Alvernia and return to complete a graduate program, a certificate program, or a second graduate degree program are eligible to receive a 25% tuition discount on most graduate programs. *Exceptions may apply. Contact the School of Graduate and Adult Education at 610.796.5187 for further details.
Looking for a place to work out? Alumni are welcome to use our state-of-the art fitness center located in the University's Campus Commons. Please visit Public Safety to obtain a parking pass and photo ID before your first visit.
All alumni are entitled to use the Alvernia University library. Alumni can take advantage of various resources and services, view periodical publications as well as check out books. The library offers wireless internet access to use on your laptop or other mobile devices.
Alumni receive the Alvernia Magazine seasonally throughout the year. The publication contains feature articles about Alvernia with highlights on AU faculty and students, alumni profiles and class notes. To submit a class note, complete the contact information form.
"The Voice" is an electronic newsletter for the Alumni and Parents. It is published once a month and contains information from all areas of campus, helping you keep informed about Alvernia.
Alumni can obtain official transcripts of their academic records from the Office of the Registrar. This may be done in person, by fax or by mailing the transcript request form to the office. One week's notice is required. The fee for each transcript is $5.00. Transcripts will not be released for persons whose financial accounts are not clear. Please contact the Office of the Registrar- 610-796-8201