Iowa State University Alumni Association

Benefits & Services

Alumni Communication:

  • VISIONS magazineFour times a year, you will receive your own copy of the Alumni Association’s award-winning four-color magazine, VISIONS.
  • ISU Events Wall CalendarThe calendar (August-July) contains striking photographic images of Iowa State and lists ISU events throughout the year. The calendar is sold separately for $17, but it’s yours free as an ISUAA member.

Alumni Connections:

  • Online Alumni Directory: Stay connected with unlimited access to our online community, which allows you to search for ISU alumni alphabetically, by class year or college, geographically, and much more – including complex custom searches. Post and read class notes.
  • LegaCY Club: Get your kids connected to ISU at a young age -- members are invited to enroll them in the LegaCY Club for a one-time fee of just $35.

Exclusive Savings:

Services Available to All Alumni:

  • Bank of America Credit Card: Put Cy in your wallet, show your pride, and support the Association!
  • Insurance Program: Enjoy group discounts on auto, pet, and homeowners insurance
  • ISU Alumni Gmail Accounts: Get your own unique "" email address
  • ISU News Flash: Get this biweekly newsletter delivered to your email inbox and stay up-to-date on all things Iowa State.
  • ISU Alumni App: Stay connected and have easy access to events, info, and services right on your smartphone.
  • Local Clubs: Clubs offer fun events, activities, and gamewatches that help Iowa Staters to connect across the country.
  • Career Services: Take advantage of free resume critiquing, find a Cyclone-friendly career or life coach, and get connected to employment resources available on campus.
  • Traveling Cyclones: Your Cardinal & Gold gateway to everywhere!

Other Opportunities for our Members:

  • Membership Card: Carry your membership card with you (on your keychain or in your wallet/purse) to verify your member status when attending ISU Alumni Association events or when shopping to receive your member discounts. If you have lost your membership card, replacement cards can be ordered online for a $5 processing fee. Order a replacement membership card.
  • Digital Membership Card: Download our app and put your membership card on your smartphone!
  • Car Window Decal: Show your membership pride with the colorful ISUAA car window cling. Call (877) ISU-ALUM (478-2586) if you need another decal.
  • Eligibility to join Recreation Services: You may purchase a Recreation Services Non-Student Rec Pass by showing at the service desk a current ISUCard, which indicates that you are an Alumni Association member. Recreation Services fees will apply. To receive an ISUCard you may visit the ISUCard Office at 0530 Beardshear Hall to obtain one for a $15 fee. By purchasing a Non Student Rec Pass you will have access to all facilities (Lied, State, & Beyer) and programs. Use is otherwise restricted to students and Non-Student Rec Pass holders. More information can be found on the Recreation Services website at
  • Eligibility to use Parks LibraryThe ISUAA has partnered with the Parks Library to promote certain services to all alumni and special access to ISUAA members.
    • All alumni may use the following free services:
    • All members now have access to the EBSCO Academic Search – Alumni Edition. With a broad academic scope, this comprehensive database offers members an invaluable tool for their post-college pursuits. It provides full text as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands of peer-reviewed journals and general periodicals. Click here for a complete content list. To begin searching the database, please log in with your username and password and click on "Use EBSCO Library Benefit" in the left-hand navigation.
  • Eligibility to join Greater Iowa Credit Union: Become a member of the member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative that was begun by ISU employees in 1932 and has had a long-standing affiliation with Iowa State University.

JOIN TODAY and start taking advantage of these great benefits!

Royalties and sponsorships received from programs and services offered through the ISU Alumni Association are used to keep membership dues reasonably priced and to support student and alumni outreach programs, leadership opportunities, and scholarship initiatives.

For more information

If you have questions or want to learn more about ISU Alumni Association membership benefits and services, contact Scott Dahl at the ISU Alumni Association for more information.

Phone: (515) 294-9529

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