Alumni Benefits


This is your one-stop shop for all Alumni-related benefit information. If you're a graduate of NKU you are already a member of the NKU Alumni Association, which means you have access to many benefits without having to pay dues!

Being a graduate of Northern Kentucky University gives you of the following benefits:

  • Free lifetime subscription to award winning NKU Magazine.
  • Discount membership for the newly renovated Campus Recreation Center.
  • Invitations to alumni events including the Alumni Awards Celebration, Homecoming, and other special events.
  • Ten NKU Alumni Family Scholarships are awarded to continuing students who are relatives of NKU alumni.  Application through Financial Aid Office - indicate relative of NKU alumnus.
  • Opportunity to take advantage of career assistance provided by NKU Career Services.
  • 25% off spirit gear when you sign up for the NKU Bookstore loyalty program. 10% in-store discount on many items in the
  • NKU Bookstore, excluding textbooks and computers.
  • 15% discount on courses offered through NKU Community Connections.
  • Use of W. Frank Steely Library including borrowing privileges. 
  • NKU window shade mailed to baby Norse upon receipt of birth announcement.
  • Discounted insurance through Liberty Mutual Insurance.
  • Affordable short term health insurance while job-hunting or waiting for new employee benefits to begin through GradMed.
  • NKU Early Childhood Center offers discounts to alumni
  • Opportunity for your kids to join the Norse Kids' Club.
  • 15% discount at City Barbeque (Highland Heights location only) with your alumni card.
  • Discount for membership in AAA Club Alliance.
  • Discount on admission to the Newport Aquarium - e-ticketing.                                                                                                                

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