The Alumni Relations Office has set up exclusively for you as an alumnus/a of Benedictine University the following benefits. Just mention Benedictine University at the time of service to receive your benefit.
Alumni Online Community
Are you searching for classmates and just not sure where to look? Sign up and make those connections through the Alumni Online Directory. Membership is free and available to alumni only. To take advantage of what the directory can offer, proceed through the registration process to establish a User ID and Password. If you unsure of your of your secure ID number, just click on the icon and you will receive it in less than 24 hours.The Alumni Online Directory can be found at http://alumniconnections.ben.edu. Join today—you will be glad you did!
Alumni Recognition Award
All children of Benedictine University alumni are immediately eligible for a $1,000 Alumni Recognition Award. This award will be an annual award as long as your child remains a Benedictine student.
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Benedictine University Alumni enjoy a 10% discount on all Benedictine University apparel and spirit items purchased from the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on campus. Please show your alumni card when you are making purchases.
Benedictine University Application Fee Waived
As an alumnus of Benedictine University, you may endorse any student applying to Benedictine and their application fee of $40 is waived.As an endorser you must print and sign your name to their application. What a great way to help someone you believe will both benefit from and contribute to Benedictine University's tradition of excellence.
Benedictine University Library
As alumni of Benedictine University you have access to our library, its resources and borrowing privileges if you come into the library.Due to licensing issues and other agreements, remote access and interlibrary loan privileges are not available. Please come in and our library staff will assist you in any way they can.
Benedictine University alumni save up to 25% off standard rates at participating locations. Offer requires a 24-hour advance reservation and is subject to vehicle availability. This offer may not be combined with any other discounted rate or promotional offer. The vehicle must be returned to the renting location, except where otherwise permitted. Local rental and age requirements apply. For reservation, contact your travel agent or Budget at (800) 455-2848 or reserve online at www.budget.com. Mention BCD#X475100.Other discounts as described by Budget may apply.
Career Development services are FREE to alumni
The office is located in Krasa Center, room 010. Set up an appointment today and discuss current job openings, resume writing, interviewing skills, with one of the Career Development advisors. Call (630) 829-6040 or click on http://www.ben.edu/student_life/career_development/index.cfm today!
Collegiate Insurance Resources; USI Affinity
Grad Med is short term major medical coverage exclusively for Benedictine University Alumni. Job-hunting? Waiting for new benefits to kick in? This comprehensive plan is just what you need to cover the gap. You pick the coverage period that best meets your needs — from 30 to 180 days. Apply online for next-day coverage!
Alumni Health Access is a Network Discount and Benefit Plan.Alumni Health Access helps you save on health care expenses and pays cash benefits when you receive certain medical services. Choose from three benefit levels to meet your needs. (NOTE: This is not a major medical insurance plan.)
GradGift® Life: As a recent graduate, you are eligible for $10,000 of GradGift® group term life insurance... and the premium will be paid for you for the first 9 months!
Get started now by exploring these options and learn how all of CIR's plans work to protect your assets as you transition to a new career, grad school or search for a job. Affordable and flexible coverage has never been easier.Go to www.newgradzone.comfor a free rate quote.
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National Van Lines
Their Preferred Customer Relocation Program offers Benedictine Alumni competitive rates on your personal move including free value protection! Your priority assistant is available 24-hours, 7 days a week to assist you with any issues related to your move.Call today 800-323-1962, ext 2921 or ext 2977 for more information and to set up an estimate.
The Office of Alumni Relations is offering monthly webinars free to alumni!Topics will include career services topics, financial planning, life after college and much more. All are being presented by Benedictine University alumni the third week of each month from noon to 1:00 pm CST. For more information, go to our website at www.ben.edu/alumni for webinar topics and log in information.
Keep Benedictine In Your Pocket!
Take us with you. Download the free mobile app. This app keeps you up-to-date with all things Benedictine, and gives you humorous real- world tips on everything from engagement rings to retirement. Scan the QR Code with your Smartphone at or visit mycribsheet.com/ben or search an app store for "Benedictine Crib Sheet"
For questions on these special benefits or to receive your alumni membership card, please contact the alumni relations office via any of the following ways:
Call: Pat Ariano, Executive Director, Stewardship Development at 630-829-6003
Visit: Scholl Hall Room 122