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As of February 1, 2013, we have discontinued dues-paying memberships and are moving to an all-inclusive, free Basic membership for all SIUE graduates. We are in the process of adjusting our benefits to suit our new structure; however, previous annual members with a current expiration date and premium (formerly called lifetime) members will still remain eligible for the following benefits for the life of their membership. Additional information about this change can be found on our FAQs page; you may also contact Director Steve Jankowski at (618) 650-2346 with any further questions or concerns.

We also offer several specialized membership groups to honor the experiences unique to certain Schools, Colleges and individual alumni, including the Black Alumni Association, the SIU School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association and the SIUE School of Pharmacy Alumni Association.

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SIUE Benefits

  • Campus Parking: Parking is available in designated spots in the Birger Hall Parking Lot 24 hours per day. Visit the Alumni Office for a free hangtag between 8:00 AM & 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

  • Career Development Center : Upload your resume to our Cougar Jobline database at a reduced rate: the registration fee is $15 per year for Alumni Association members and $30 a year for non-members. Career counseling sessions are $25 per session for Alumni Association members and $40 per session for non-members. Alumni Association members can also take advantage of free DoWhatYouAre online assessments with the license code *.

  • Discounted Basketball Tickets : Members receive discounted ticket prices to all Cougar basketball games with proof of membership card. Cougar Reserved tickets to the men's basketball games are $12 ($14 for non-members) and Red Zone tickets are $9 ($11 for non-members). Cougar Reserved tickets for women's basketball games are $7 ($8 for non-members) and Red Zone tickets are $5 ($6 for non-members).

  • Student Fitness Center: Fitness Center with AA Membership: $225/yr; Without AA Membership: $270/yr. A ssociation members can purchase a brown hang tag for $50 which will allow for parking in the Fitness Center Lot (Lot F), or in Lot 12, directly across the street from the Fitness Center.

  • Cougar Lake Pool: $71 season pass. Immediate family season passes are $14 for children under age 3 and $46 for those age 4 and up. Daily passes are $6/person or $2/person for those under age 3.

  • Lifelong Learning Courses : $5 savings on any noncredit Lifelong Learning language class at SIUE with coupon code. *

  • Lovejoy Library: Your membership card serves as your library card (except for inter-library loans and offsite or remote access to databases).

  • SIUE Bookstore: 20% discount on regularly priced SIUE imprinted items for lifetime members, 10% discount for annual members. Some exclusions apply. See store policy for details. Must present Association membership card at time of purchase. Books, computers, office/school supplies are excluded from the discount offer.

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Entertainment & Fitness Benefits

  • Incredible Events (Roxana, IL): 20% discount. Discount does not include labor and applies only applies to in-house items.

  • Airport Bowl (Bethalto, IL): One free game of bowling or $3 off hour bowling.
  • Complete Fitness (Edwardsville, IL): 60% discount off the membership enrollment fee.

  • Curves (Edwardsville, IL; Staunton, IL & Troy, IL): 60% off of the sign-up fee at Curves.

  • Gateway Grizzlies (Sauget, IL): $1 off the ticket price. One $1 discount is valid for each card presented and must be redeemed in person.

  • Maryville Fun Tyme (Maryville, IL): One complimentary round of miniature golf when a second round of miniature golf of equal or greater value is purchased.

  • Nautilus Fitness Center (Alton, IL): $10 discount per month on single or family gym members and the membership fee waived.

  • Party Magic (Godfrey, IL): 10% discount on cash and carry items. Discount is not valid on markdown merchandise.

  • Raging Rivers (Grafton, IL): Discounted daily pass tickets using corporate code *.

  • Six Flags (Eureka, MO): Discounted tickets using login information *.

  • St. Louis Black Repertory Company (St. Louis, MO): $5 off ticket prices for any performance at the St. Louis Black Repertory Co. The discounted ticket price is not applicable with group sales.

  • St. Louis Magazine: Discounted subscription rates to St. Louis Magazine - 36 issues for $28, 24 issues for $22, 12 issues for $12. To subscribe, visit and use the coupon code. *

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Food & Restaurant Benefits

  • 54th Street Grill & Bar (Shiloh, IL and Glen Carbon, IL): 10% discount off the food bill for the member on dine-in purchases. Not valid with other advertised or unadvertised specials or discounts.

  • Bella Milano (Edwardsville, IL): 15% off food purchase. The discount does not apply to alcoholic beverages.

  • Denny's (Glen Carbon, IL): 10% off of your total bill excluding gratuity and tips.

  • McDonald's (2 Edwardsville, IL Locations): Buy One Big Mac, Get One Free! 1704 Troy Road and 6091 Center Grove Road. Discount available by showing proof of your membership card.

  • Sweeties Fine Chocolates & Confections (Glen Carbon, IL): $5 discount off of a $30 purchase. Discount may not be used with any other discount offer.

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Health & Beauty Benefits
  • AVON on MAIN (Edwardsville, IL): 10% discount off total purchase including sale items.

  • Lewis Chiropractic (Troy, IL): Free consult or a 20% discount off Pelvic Stabilizers (Foot Levelers - Orthotics.)

  • Sottoriva Chiropractic & Rehabilitation (East Alton, IL): 30% discount off any massage or massage package.

  • Southern Illinois Chiropractic Center (Maryville, IL): $49 initial chiropractic examination. $25 of your visit will be donated to the SIUE Alumni Association.

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Insurance Benefits

  • SIUE Alumni Insurance: From short-term health to long-term care -- a variety of life and health insurance plans are available to SIUE alumni and their families. Visit the SIUE Alumni Insurance Program web site for more information, or call (800) 922-1245 weekdays, 8am-6pm Eastern Time.

  • Liberty Mutual Auto & Home Insurance: The SIUE Alumni Association and Liberty Mutual are pleased to offer a program called Group Savings Plus. Check if you could save by starting a quote now by calling 1-800-524-9400 or visiting With Group Savings Plus, SIUE alumni enjoy a group discount on auto and homeowners insurance. And it gets better; Liberty Mutual offers a multi-policy discount on homeowners insurance when you also insure your auto with Liberty Mutual. Call 1-800-524-9400 or visit to see how much you could save.

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Learning & Education Benefits

  • The Princeton Review: 10% discount off any classroom course for member and dependents - GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, ACT, SAT, PSAT. Visit The Princeton Review at 6358 Delmar Blvd, Suite 400 in St. Louis, by calling 314-862-7540 or online at www.princetonreview.comThe discounted cannot be combined with other offers.

  • Techi-Tots, Inc.: $75 off an 8-week session of Imagine Tomorrow Computer Classes for Kids. The offer cannot be combined with any other coupons, discounts or camps. The discount is valid at the Techi-Tots Learning Center only.

  • Webinar Series: Free monthly webinars featuring authors & career experts.

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Lodging & Travel Benefits

  • Collete Vacations : Special discounted trips for alumni.

  • DoubleTree Hotel (Collinsville, IL): 15% off room rentals.

  • Econo Lodge (Maryville, IL): Discount room rental rate - $45.99 + tax single occupancy, $55.99 + tax double occupancy.

  • Enterprise Car Sales: $300 gas card with purchase. Visit Enterprise Car Sales at any of their six locations in the St. Louis metro area or online at

  • Holiday Inn (Alton, IL): $99 plus tax per night with a hot breakfast buffet for two.

  • Traveling Tails Inn (Edwardsville, IL): 10% off daycare purchases. All new pups must schedule a meet & greet first, be up to date on vaccinations & be spayed or neutered.

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Realty Benefits

  • Bev George & Associates Realtors (Glen Carbon, IL): Free Home Warranty and/or whole house inspection and termite inspection, up to $500, for any home purchased through their firm. Payable at the time of closing; not good with any other any discount.

  • Goshen Realty Group: Choose from either a free whole house inspection or a free home warranty, up to $500 in value, paid at closing. Selling a home? Receive a free home staging consultation with listing agreement. Call or text Nancy Milton, GRI, Realtor at 618-791-8007 or send an e-mail

  • RE/MAX Preferred Partners - Jim Reppell : Free home warranty or free home inspection and termite inspection. Discount value up to $400 paid at closing. All discounts will be credited at the time of closing only.

  • RE/MAX Preferred Partners - Ryan High : Free home warranty or free home and termite inspection. Discount value up to $500 paid at closing.

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Shopping Benefits

  • Afterwords Used Books (Edwardsville, IL): 10% discount.

  • Allison's Comfort Shoes (Glen Carbon, IL): 10% discount off all shoe purchases. Discount does not apply to sale items.

  • Frames by 3 (Edwardsville, IL & Highland, IL): 15% off all custom picture framing orders.

  • The Garden Kingdom (Edwardsville, IL): 10% discount on in-store merchandise. The discount does not apply to already discounted, sale merchandise or special orders.

  • Got Ink Screen Printing (Highland, IL): Special pricing on white t-shirts with one color print. 618-210-2140

  • Heroic Adventures - Fantasy Books, Inc.: 10% discount off any purchase. Free domestic shipping outside of the Edwardsville area for any purchase of $30 or more. Discount may not be used with other discount promotions or sales items.

  • Miss Bailey's Poppy Patch (Glen Carbon, IL): $5 off a $30 purchase. One discount per visit. Not applicable on sales items.

  • The Second Reading Book Shop (Alton, IL): 20% discount off used books, including rare and collectible books. The discount does not apply to new books.

  • Sugarloaf Landscape Nursery (Edwardsville, IL): 10% discount excluding sale items.

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Online Shopping Benefits

  • achoo! Allergy & Air Relief Products, Inc. : 10% discount and FREE shipping on all orders $150+ using coupon code. *

  • : 10% discount with coupon code. *

  • Brookstone : $10 off any online purchase of $70 or more using coupon code. *

  • Carports & More : 5% discount off any metal roofed building and a 10-20% discount off pop up tents and shed.

  • Clean Air Plus : 10% discount plus free shipping on all air purifiers by calling 888-247-1147 and mentioning the SIUE discount.

  • Filters Fast : 10% discount off entire selection of water and air filtration products with coupon code. *

  • Moving Day Boxes, LLC : Receive a 10% discount off all orders of moving boxes and moving supplies. After receiving your e-mail order confirmation, to claim your discount.

  • : 10% discount off selected purchases of furniture, chairs, area rugs, appliances and vacuums with coupon code. *

  • Savings Connection : Save up to 50% at over 100 of the world's most popular retailers with discount code. *

  • Smooth Fitness : 5% off all fitness equipment and a free exercise mat with coupon code. 10% off all orders over $100 with coupon code. *

  • TransFirst : 25% off terminal purchases and customized pricing for business needs.

  • USA Florist 10% discount on delivery purchases. Place your order online or call 1-800-838-8853 and use the reference code * to receive your discount. The association will also receive 10% of your purchase price to use toward scholarships and programming.

  • Wildfire Internet : 20% off posted online advertising rates for "Welcome Student" section; 33% off monthly accounts (normally $3/month); $50 website evaluation for Search Engine Optimization.

  • : $25 off the purchase price of any cell phone (with or without service contract) with coupon code. *

  • Working Advantage : Save up to 40% off entertainment, shopping and travel by registering with employee member ID. *

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Give Back Programs

  • AT&T U-Verse: The SIUE Alumni Association is a proud member of the AT&T Affiliate Program. Through our partnership, Alumni Association members can sign up for AT&T Advanced TV, AT&T High Speed Internet, AT&T Voice Services and AT&T Wireless through our web site. When you click on this ad and sign up for AT&T services, AT&T will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Alumni Association.

  • Bank of America Alumni Association Credit Card: SIUE alumni can show their school spirit through theSIUE Alumni Association Platinum Plus® MasterCard® Credit Card With WorldPoints® Rewards. For every new account opened and when you make purchases with the card, Bank of America will make a contribution to the SIUE Alumni Association - at no additional cost to you.

  • Bank of America Personal Checking: Open a SIUE Alumni Association personal checking account and generate contributions to the Alumni Association with every debit card purchase. Enjoy benefits like checks and a debit card that feature the SIUE Alumni Association logo. And get key features like Secure Online Account Access - View up-to-the-minute account activity, pay your credit card bill, receive your monthly statement via email and much more, plus Mobile Banking on your cell phone. To open your SIUE Alumni Association checking account, visit your neighborhood Bank of America or click here now. Standard check order fees apply. Web access is needed to use Mobile Banking. Check with your service provider for potential access rates. Mobile Banking is not available with accounts in WA and ID. By opening and/or using these products from Bank of America, you'll be providing valuable financial support to the SIUE Alumni Association. Bank of America, N.A. Member FDIC. ©2012 Bank of America Corporation

  • SIUE Collegiate License Plates - Collegiate License Plates recognize Illinois colleges and universities by offering Illinois motorists Collegiate License Plates for their vehicles. By purchasing these plates, you will be helping support scholarships for Illinois college students while displaying your pride for your favorite school or alma mater. Click here to learn more or view the brochure.