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Alumni Benefits

Become a member of the Alumni Association today!

Join the MUAA!

The Marshall University Alumni Association is a non-dues based organization. Which means, by virtue of earning your degree, you are a member of the Marshall University alumni community. To become a member of the MU Alumni Association and to receive benefits offered by our organization, you simply have to make a gift!

To do so, you make a donation, in the amount of your choosing, to the Marshall University Foundation Inc., in the last 12 months.

Becoming a member of the MU Alumni Association allows you to receive national and local discounts, special access to Drinko Library and The Rec, eligibility for the Alumni Legacy Scholarship for children and grandchildren, and knowledge that your gift is contributing to the continued growth of Marshall University!

Members Benefits List

Membership in the Marshall University Alumni Association provides a host of benefits to members while supporting Marshall University. Find a way to connect with members of the Marshall Family near and far, receive free career assistance, take a look at an old yearbook virtually, or assist the Office of Recruitment in their mission to recruit new students. With an annual donation to the Marshall University Foundation, Inc., alumni will maintain status as Contributing Members to the MU Alumni Association.

Connect

ALUMNI AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

The success of the Marshall University Office of Admissions Alumni Outreach Ambassador program depends on a network of volunteers serving in a variety of roles. This program has been established to assist the Marshall University Office of Admission in fulfilling its mission to support the recruitment and enrollment goals of Marshall University.

ALUMNI AWARDS

Nominate an outstanding individual for an alumni awards to be presented during the annual Alumni Awards Banquet in April.

CAREER SERVICES

Alumni Association members can take advantage of the resources of the Office of Career Education for free. You can meet with career consultants, participate in career fairs, take part in on-campus interviews. Be sure to join their new job portal, Handshake, to explore career options or post openings for alumni.

CHAPTERS

New to town or can’t find any Marshall Alumni to watch the games with? We’ve got you covered. Our chapters offer great environments to watch the Herd play, connect with other Herd alumni locally, and the opportunity to make a difference in your community.

HOMECOMING

Homecoming is a fun-filled event every year. Parades, floats, tailgates and more — there is something for everyone during homecoming. If you are looking for a great atmosphere and nostalgia, then homecoming weekend is your place.

MARSHALL MAGAZINE

The Huntington Quarterly provides active alumni a subscription to its Marshall Magazine.

STUDENT PROGRAMS

The student programs around campus are a great way to enhance every Marshall student’s experience while promoting the university’s history and traditions.

YEARBOOKS

Reminisce on the past with old yearbooks, The Chief Justice. Thanks to the Marshall University Libraries, you can view digital versions of the yearbooks from 1904 to 1995.

Insurance

FARMERS INSURANCE

As a Marshall University graduate, you are eligible for special discounted rates on auto, home, and other types of insurance from Farmers Insurance Choice.

For more information, call 1-833-586-0949 or visit http://farmersinsurancechoice.com/muaa.

Shop

HERD PERKS ALUMNI NETWORK

Alumni can enjoy a range of savings opportunities including entertainment, shopping, travel and more! Perks include both national and local discounts available to use while in Huntington or in your own hometown.

1-800-FLOWERS

Buy flowers for that special someone in your life and get a discount while doing it! Use the code HERDALUM20 to receive 20% off your flower purchase.

AMAZON SMILE

By shopping on smile.amazon.com and selecting The Marshall University Foundation Inc. as your charitable organization, with each purchase you make, 0.5% of your purchase price is donated to The Marshall University Foundation Inc. For more information about the Amazon Smile Program, go to smile.amazon.com/about.

CAMPUS BOOKSTORE

The next time you are on campus, visit the Marshall University Bookstore and receive 10% off your purchase as an active member of the Marshall University Alumni Association.

COLLEGIATE TARTAN

Collegiate Tartan offers high quality apparel and accessories for everyone to express their school affiliation with style and sophistication. The tartan is so specific in its colors and pattern that it is registered with the International Tartan Registry in Edinburgh, Scotland.

DELL

Shop for the latest technology at a special rate for Marshall Alumni.

DIPLOMA FRAMES

Check out diploma frames exclusively for Marshall Alumni at the link above. Perfect to display in your home or office.

MARSHALL REC CENTER

Active members receive a discount on a Marshall University Rec Center Membership.

Travel

HERD PERKS ALUMNI NETWORK

Alumni can enjoy access to nationwide discounts on hotels, rental cars, events and much more!

CAR RENTALS

Use the Marshall University Alumni discount to get you to your next destination. Pick from one of our several car rental partners including Alamo, AutoEurope, Avis, Budget Rentals, Hertz, National Car Rental and Payless Car Rental. The Marshall University Alumni Association is ready and willing to assist you on your travels.

CHOICE HOTELS

Are you out of town on business or family vacation? Let our Marshall Alumni discount help you out. Visit one of our choice hotels to start saving today. Visit their website for a list of choice hotels you can choose from today!

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

On your next getaway, book your car rental with Enterprise for a reduced rate. Reference your Account Number: 68C5247 when making a rental reservation and your profile information will automatically be loaded into the rental. This Account Number is for both personal and non-billing rentals. Your PIN number is: HER.

GO NEXT TRAVEL

Update as of 03/30/2021: The ability to book reservations online is currently unavailable at the link above. Go Next agents are currently taking bookings over the phone at 800-842-9023.

Tired of the same ole’ scene? Let Go Next sweep you off your feet and whisk you away. Leave your troubles at home while your enjoy some rest and relaxation because let’s face it… You deserve it!

LICENSE PLATES

Show your Marshall pride on the highways of your state in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, and coming soon Ohio!

TRAVEL DOCTORS

Follow the Herd wherever they go and let Travel Doctors plan your trip. Let’s pack up the Kelly Green clothes, noise makers and our Thunderstruck CD as we race across the country supporting our HERD! We are…Marshall!

Education

ALUMNI LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

This program provides a tuition scholarship waiver to offset the cost of non-resident tuition to first-time freshmen whose parent or grandparent graduated from Marshall University. In addition, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Non-resident status
  • Full-time enrollment
  • Meet minimum ACT/SAT scores and H.S. GPA

EBSCO LIBRARY GATEWAY ACCESS

Search for academic, scholarly, and professional articles, studies, and more on Academic Search Alumni Edition and Business Source Alumni Edition.

This benefit is available to all active members of the alumni association. The login information can be obtained by emailing us at alumni@marshall.edu.

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST

Click on the link above or contact the registrar’s office to obtain copies of your academic transcript.

Dine

MARSHALL HALL OF FAME CAFE

Receive a 10% discount on food, drinks (excluding alcoholic beverages) and merchandise at the Marshall Hall of Fame Cafe in Huntington, West Virginia, by presenting your Alumni Association card.

Support

QUESTIONS?

Contact the Office of Alumni Relations anytime at alumni@marshall.edu or reach out to us via our contact us page.

Alumni Perks Program

Get exclusive offers, discounts and more at local, regional and national businesses, travel, entertainment and much more!

It’s free, just for being a Marshall Alumni. It’s alumni such as yourself that make our success possible. We want to express our appreciation for Herd Alums across the nation by bringing to you and yours this exciting benefit filled with everyday discount offerings both in your community and across the nation.