ASU just made it easier to stay a Sun Devil for life. Starting this month, ASU graduates automatically receive membership in the ASU Alumni Association — no dues required.
Membership provides exclusive benefits and connection to more than 400,000 fellow Sun Devils around the world, enabling ASU students, alumni and friends of the university to create stronger professional and social networks.
The alumni association has evolved from the dues-based membership to a giving-based model, including revamped access and privileges and enhanced philanthropy toward university scholarships and programming. The levels of membership are: Member, Sparky Member, Maroon Member and Gold Member.
“Whether you received your degree a year ago, or more than a half-century ago, two things connect all of us who call Arizona State University our alma mater — shared memories and a stake in our university’s future,” said Christine Wilkinson, senior vice president of the university and president and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association. “It is through our new philanthropic membership model that, beyond membership giving, alumni will have additional opportunities to contribute — to the Traditions Fund, alumni scholarship programs, and other gifts that support and advance the mission of ASU.”
Alumni are able to make tax-deductible donations, recorded as gifts. This inclusive membership program builds ASU connections among students, alumni, and friends of the university to create stronger professional and social networks, and foster a culture of giving.
A strong network of alumni stretches across the nation and around the globe. The ASU Alumni Association informs, engages, connects and celebrates the network of alumni through activities, programs, and publications.
Contributing members — Sparky, Maroon and Gold levels — will not only experience the gratification that only giving can impart, but enjoy exclusive perks such as discounts to the ASU Karsten Golf Course and Sun Devil Campus Stores, career counseling, and exclusive alumni events.
All members also receive programs and services including ASU Magazine, access to ASU Travel & Tours, career resources and a robust chapter network.
Current paid members’ membership will automatically transfer to the new corresponding levels. Annual members will become Sparky Members, paid Life members will become Maroon Members and Gold Devil members will remain as Gold Members.
For more information on membership, giving and alumni services visit, https://alumni.asu.edu/membership.
Top photo by Robin Kiyutelluk/ASU
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