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Elon Alumni ASSoCiATion Benefits

You will leave Elon someday... but Elon will never leave you


Welcome to the Elon alumni family! Whether it has been months or years since you sat under Elon’s magnificent oaks at Commencement, the Elon Alumni Association is here to serve you. As an Elon graduate, you are automatically considered a member of the Alumni Association, which offers you 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.


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Alumni Association membership Benefits Discounted short-term health insurance through GradMed program

Invitations to Homecoming and other Elon reunions

Free subscription to The Magazine of Elon, Notes From The Nest and This Week @Elon

Membership in one of Elon’s regional alumni chapters

Membership on E², Elon’s new online social networking site Access to the Elon alumni Web site (www.elon.edu/alumni) Searchable online Alumni Directory

Lifetime career assistance through Elon’s Career Center Alumni Travel Programs Alumni Center hospitality during campus visits Invitation to join the Phoenix Phanatics athletics spirit group


Elon Alumni Association Benefits GrADMED SHorT-TErM HEALTH INSurANCE

Elon has partnered with American insurance Administrators to provide alumni with a discounted short-term health insurance plan, Gradmed. This is a wonderful opportunity to secure affordable, dependable health insurance for a period of 60 to 180 days. Whether you are between jobs or going back to school, check out the options for your gap insurance at www.elon.edu/alumni. FrEE SubSCrIPTIoNS To QuALITy PubLICATIoNS

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The award-winning, quarterly Magazine of Elon keeps you connected to your alma mater and your friends with the latest news on university programs and facilities, EL class notes and engaging stories on ELON ON EL ON N O alumni and your favorite professors. L E Trans ing The Alumni Action section offers form information on regional and campus events, as well as important updates on alumni programs and services. Additional free publications include the young alumni newsletter, notes F rom The nest, and This Week @ Elon, the university’s weekly newsletter, both of which are sent via e-mail. inside: honor roll

E² SoCIAL NETWorkING & ALuMNI WEb SITE

networking with alumni and other members of the Elon community has never been easier — or more secure. E², Elon’s new online social network, allows you to create a personal profile, communicate with friends, post your résumé and work portfolio, join affinity groups and alumni chapters, and receive invitations to alumni events.You can also use E² to search the online Alumni Directory. Having trouble finding your freshman roommate or old teammate? Call the Alumni Relations office, and we will help you reconnect. Because E² is only open to the Elon community, your information will remain private. Elon’s Alumni Web s ite, www.elon.edu/alumni, also contains plenty of information regarding local chapter events, Homecoming, alumni profiles and ways to stay connected to Elon. Bookmark this site and visit it regularly!

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Homecoming and Regional Chapter 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, Phoenix Spirit Rally and the Young Alumni Party. This jam-packed weekend of fun offers plenty of free events and activities, 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. There are more than a dozen chapters across the country that host regular events and keep you connected to alumni in your city. Call the Alumni Relations Office or visit the alumni Web site to find a chapter near you.

Lifetime Career Services

Elon’s Career Center offers you all the resources that you enjoyed as a student. The experienced staff can offer career advice as well as help you craft your résumé, sharpen your interview skills through mock interviews and conduct your job search. The center also hosts ongoing educational sessions for groups of alumni.


Elon Alumni Association Benefits

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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! ELoN ALuMNI CENTEr

located on South Campus, the Alumni Center offers a welcoming place to visit when you are on campus.You can check your e-mail, surf the Web and search the Alumni Directory from a computer workstation, as well as update your contact information and enjoy displays of Elon memorabilia in a comfortable environment. PHoENIx PHANATICS

membership in Elon’s athletics spirit group is now open to alumni! For a nominal fee, you will receive a Phoenix Phanatics T-shirt, newsletter, and invitations to tailgates and the Phoenix Phanatics banquet, as well as a chance to share in the excitement of Elon athletics. HoW you CAN MAxIMIzE your bENEFITS

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


Giving back to Elon

As a member of the Elon Alumni Association, we need your help to continue 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 alumni through the Career Center Provide internships and jobs for students and alumni volunteer with your regional alumni chapter board or on campus at Homecoming Serve on Elon’s National Alumni Executive board or young Alumni Council Participate in annual giving to ensure that Elon continues to provide the same excellent opportunities and quality education to all students.

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The Elon Alumni Association is governed by the national Alumni Executive Board (nAEB). This board, made up entirely of graduates, represents 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.

CoNTACT uS Elon Alumni Association, office of Alumni Relations Visit us on the Web at www.elon.edu/alumni E-mail us at alumnirelations@elon.edu Call us toll free at 877.784.3566


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Elon Alumni Association Benefits