Alumni Benefits Package

As a U of S alumnus you are eligible for some pretty sweet perks: access to great products, services, discounts and group savings. Explore the tabs below to see what's in your Alumni Benefits Package. 

New Perk: Alumni Deals & Discounts
Deals and discounts for alumni  

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Campus Discounts
  • The Sheaf - buy one get one free on classified ads in the U of S student newspaper (limit one ad per customer).
  • Greystone Theatre - Ask for your alumni discount when purchasing Greystone Theatre tickets at the Department of Drama.
  • Low-cost accomodations at Canadian universities.
Campus Services

  • Student Employment and Career Centre - great career services like resume writing tips, job interview skills, career postings, career counseling and more.
  • U of S Email Service - mantain, personalize or forward your email address.  NSID and password required. Don't have a usask email account? Contact us for details.
  • U of S Library - Library cards for alumni are now free! Take your alumni card to the circulation desk at any of the libraries on campus to get access. Please note: Alumni borrowers have limited access to 
    licensed electronic resources.
  • University Club (formerly the Faculty Club) membership - enjoy personalized service, amazing food, and beautiful surroundings at this prestigious university club (free trial membership available).
  • Get education pricing on select products at the Campus Computer Store (alumni card required)
  • PAC (Physical Activity Complex) Fit Centre membership - $50/month or $440/year (plus GST). Have your alumni card programmed at the PAC for access to the fitness centre.
  • Ballroom Dancing Club - classes for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancer, as well as specialty classes and workshops are available throughout the year. You must show your alumni card for these memberships.  Contact the Alumni Office Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 4:30 to order your free card. 
  • Visiting Saskatoon this summer? Book accomodations at the U of S. Low-cost accomodations are also available at other Canadian universities.
Insurance Programs
Other Discounts & Perks
  • Alumni Deals & Discounts - printable and "show your phone" deals, discounts and coupons to use where you eat, sleep, work, travel and play. Register with the promo code USASKDEALS to access your deals, get your mobile password and download the app.
About your Alumni Benefits Package & Service providers

Why we offer affinity programs
The University of Saskatchewan Alumni Relations office manages a variety of programs and services for alumni. An affinity program is an agreement between the University of Saskatchewan and an external business partner to offer merchandise and discounts, as well as services in areas such as travel, insurance and financial services to alumni. In addition to discounts, services and group rates for alumni, affinity partners give a portion of their business back to the university to help support and enhance the alumni programs managed by the Alumni Relations office. These programs include activity like alumni events, the Green & White magazine, and access to campus services services. Affinity partnerships also provide sponsorship opportunities for other university events and programs as well as two scholarships for children of alumni.

How affinity partners are selected
We are approached by numerous vendors each year. Each vendor is carefully screened by members of the Affinity Program Review Committee (APRC) to ensure that the company is reputable and its services are of value to our alumni. If the proposal passes the value test then it is given the U of S Official Alumni Partner Seal of Approval and a partnership agreement is signed. The APRC consists of volunteers from Corporate Administration, Purchasing Services, Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

How affinity partnerships benefit alumni
We are able to negotiate preferred rates on services for our alumni (e.g. group insurance rates) and/or help our alumni benefit from special promotions (e.g.  Bonus AIRMILES and Student Price Card discounts on credit cards). In addition, Affinity partnerships help provide funds so that we can offer free or low cost events and services to our alumni.  The arrangement with each affinity partner varies, but in general, we receive a small percentage of the net fees or purchases (e.g. credit card purchases, insurance premiums). 

We currently have partnerships agreements with

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Our promise to you: All affinity partners and service providers are carefully vetted to ensure their products and services provide value, through savings, security, or privileged access to services for our alumni family. When selected they are given the seal of approval. All communications to you about these programs are approved and sent by us. We will never release your contact information to our partners.

We respect the privacy of our alumni
From time to time we will send information regarding alumni benefits and services to our alumni. The Alumni Relations office oversees the distribution of these marketing materials through the services of a contracted mailing house; your personal information remains confidential and is never released to any of our affinity partners. Just like we protect the privacy of our alumni by never releasing contact information directly to our affinity partners, our affinity partners also protect their clients’ privacy. They will share aggregate data with us so we do know how many alumni take part in their programs/services but we never know specific names.

If you prefer not to receive information regarding alumni benefits and services, or alumni travel opportunities, please contact Advancement and Community Engagment, Alumni Relations at (306) 966-5186, toll-free at 1-800-699-1907 or

Apply for your alumni card to use as proof of your alumni status and eligibility.

Apply for your Alumni Card