Elon Alumni Association

Elon alumni benefits

Welcome to the Elon alumni family! Whether it has been months or years since you sat under Elon’s magnificent oaks at Commencement, the Office of Alumni Engagement is here to serve you. As an Elon graduate, you can take advantage of many tangible benefits—at no charge. Some universities charge their alumni an annual membership fee, but at Elon, you receive many of the same benefits for free.

Benefits at a glance

  • GET TAGGED! luggage tag program
  • Free subscription to The Magazine of Elon and This Week @Elon
  • Invitations to Homecoming and other Elon reunions
  • Membership in one of Elon’s regional alumni programs
  • Career coaching through Elon’s Student Professional Development Center
  • Alumni travel programs
  • and more!

GET TAGGED! luggage tag program

Want to show your Elon pride on the road? GET TAGGED with a free Elon luggage tag, compliments of the Office of Alumni Engagement. Mail your business card to the university and we will send you a laminated maroon and gold luggage tag with the Elon logo on the front and your business card on the back. The tag is sturdy and waterproof and a great way to make your luggage stand out in a crowd. To get your tag, mail your business card to: Office of Alumni Engagement, 2605 Campus Box, Elon, N.C., 27244.

Subscriptions to university publications

The Magazine of Elon keeps you connected to your alma mater and your friends with the latest news on university programs and facilities, class notes and engaging stories on alumni and your favorite professors. The Alumni Action section offers information on regional and campus events, as well as important updates on alumni programs and services. Alumni also receive This Week @Elon, the university’s weekly newsletter, which is sent via email.

Homecoming and regional alumni events

Homecoming is Elon’s premier alumni weekend. Each fall, alumni return to campus to enjoy the football game, tailgating, class and affinity group reunions, the fall musical, College Coffee and the Young Alumni Party. Your invitation to this jam-packed weekend of fun is free and enables you to see how your alma mater has grown.

Another way to stay connected to Elon and your classmates is to join your regional alumni chapter or club or to attend an Elon event hosted in your area. Click here to find out where we've got a program near you.

Career coaching

Elon’s Student Professional Development Center office offers you many of the resources you enjoyed as a student. The experienced staff can offer career coaching, as well as help you craft your résumé, sharpen your interview skills through mock interviews and provide the resources you need to conduct a job search. The SPDC also provides online resources you may use in your career search.

Travel programs

Need to get away? By traveling with Elon, you can reconnect with alumni and Elon staff, and visit exciting places while taking advantage of the university’s discount. From young alumni service and adventure travel to international getaways, we have a trip for you!

Giving back to Elon

As Elon alumni, your help is critical to continuing to make the Elon experience as powerful for future generations as it was for you. There are many valuable ways you can give back to Elon, so choose the opportunity that fits you best and sign up today!

  • Return to campus to share with students your professional expertise and perspective on life after college
  • Mentor and network with students and alumni through the Elon Career Network
  • Provide internships and job opportunities to students and alumni
  • Volunteer with your regional chapter or club board or on campus at Homecoming
  • Serve on the Elon Alumni Board or Young Alumni Council
  • Make an annual financial gift to ensure that Elon continues to provide the same excellent opportunities and quality education to all students.

Advisory boards

The Elon Alumni Board is made up entirely of graduates who represent the alumni body to the university and makes recommendations concerning alumni benefits and services. The Young Alumni Council represents alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years and serves as an advisory group to Elon.

Maximize your benefits

You can make the most of your alumni experience by ensuring that Elon has your current contact information, including your mailing and email addresses. Without that information, we cannot send you important updates about campus news or your alumni benefits. As proud Elon alumnus or alumna, we want you to stay connected to what is happening in the life of your university!

You may leave Elon, but Elon will never leave you. Long Live Elon!