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Whether you’re an alum, friend, or student, membership in the Penn State Alumni Association is a great way to show your Penn State PRIDE. Your membership is also a vote for the value of a Penn State education and enables the Alumni Association to do great things for our alumni, students, and alma mater. And membership offers many great benefits. 

Need more reasons to join? Valued members of the PRIDE receive more than 30 direct benefits and services including:

  • priority access and early invitations to educational, cultural, and athletic events such as City Lights, Alumni Zone, Nittany Networking, and more;
  • discounts on worldwide vacation rentals, alumni tours, and merchandise at Penn State Bookstore campus locations, plus access to discounted health, life, auto, home and long-term care insurance;
  • automatic membership in college or campus alumni societies; 
  • powerful publications like The Penn Stater and AlumnInsider;
  • networking opportunities, and access to more than 658,000 Penn Staters through the online alumni directory;
  • and so much more.

Find your PRIDE. Join Today!


There are more than 30 issues of magazines and newsletters that are FREE to members, which keeps alumni and friends up-to-date on campus, alumni, and Alumni Association happenings.

Online Resources

Alumni Association members can re-connect with former friends, find old classmates, and network with more than 658,000  Penn State alumni through access to our online alumni directory. Members also receive exclusive access to University library databases through the Alumni Library Online.

Alumni Email


The Alumni Association sponsors events as varied as Penn State's alumni. From pep rallies to Homecoming, from City Lights educational and cultural events to reunions, alumni have many opportunities to connect with each other and with Penn State. Many events are free or many have reduced fees for Alumni Association members.


Save a little money on everyday items just by being a member of the Alumni Association.


Get job help, have a place to call home in New York City, and explore some sound financial options.

Penn State Plates

Alumni Association members can get Penn State plates in Pennsylvania and eight other states.

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