Stay Connected Through Membership
Cyclones everywhere can enjoy membership in their Alumni Association. We communicate broadly, connect alumni and friends from everywhere, and celebrate Cyclone pride every day.
Your membership helps us achieve these goals of communicating, connecting, and celebrating -- and with a long list of personal benefits available as well, there’s never been a better time to become an official Association member. Check out your membership options below, or call us toll-free at (877) 478-2586 to find out more!
Annual & Lifetime Membership Options
Annual Member (Single or Joint) ($57 per year)
Join the ISU Alumni Association as an annual member and pay your dues on a yearly basis OR save money by selecting the three-year annual membership option. You will receive all the benefits of ISU Alumni Association membership as an annual member.
New Grad Annual Member (Single or Joint) ($30 per year)
Attention, Classes of 2011-2016: Join the ISU Alumni Association as a new grad member and pay your discounted dues on a yearly basis OR save even more when you select the five-year annual membership option. You will receive all the benefits of ISU Alumni Association membership as a new grad annual member. And for new alumni relocating to new cities and looking for new jobs, access to the online alumni directory is alone worth the low $30 cost!
Faculty/Staff Annual Member (Single or Joint) ($40 per year)
If you are a current or retired member of the Iowa State University faculty or staff, you are eligible for a reduced rate annual membership. Current faculty/staff also have the option to pay their annual or life member dues through payroll deduction.
Lifetime Single Member ($1,000 paid in full/$1,100 paid in installments)
Become a lifetime member of the ISU Alumni Association and avoid paying annual dues. Pay either $1,000 in full or choose to pay $1,100 in either five annual installments or 10 semi-annual installments. Lifetime members receive all the benefits of ISU Alumni Association membership.
Lifetime Joint Member ($1,500 paid in full/$1,600 paid in installments)
You and your spouse or partner can join the ISU Alumni Association for life with either a one-time payment of $1,500 or $1,600 paid in either five annual installments or 10 semi-annual installments. Lifetime members receive all the benefits of ISU Alumni Association membership.
Lifetime Single to Joint Member Upgrade ($500 paid in full)
Add your spouse or partner to your existing Single Lifetime membership with a one-time payment of $500. Lifetime members receive all the benefits of ISU Alumni Association membership.
Make installment payments on your Lifetime Membership
If you are a lifetime member you can now make your installment payments quickly and easily online.
Join using the Electronic Fund Transfer Payment Option
Download our PDF form to set up an annual or lifetime membership using electronic fund transfer (EFT) payments.
Annual and life installment membership dues are automatically renewed for current ISU Bank of America credit card holders. Please contact our office at 515-294-2648 if you do not want to have your membership automatically renewed. If you are not a current ISU Bank of America card holder but would like to have your membership automatically renewed, please make this indication in the comments field on your application form.
Other Memberships & Donation Programs
Business Member ($300 per year; $200 per year for nonprofit organizations)
If your business wishes to support ISU and ISU alumni, you can become a business member of the ISU Alumni Association and receive a variety of great benefits designed to help your business and ISU.
Sustaining Life Donor (An annual giving program for fully paid Life members of the ISUAA)
A voluntary way for current life members to provide additional annual support to the ISUAA at one of several tax-deductible levels ($150, $250, $500, $1000, $1500, $2500, $5000). These contributions will be used by the Association to support necessary programs to engage ISU alumni and friends and to help create future alumni leaders through student engagement, scholarship, and leadership programs. Your decision to participate as a Sustaining Life donor will not affect the benefits and services you already receive as a valued life member.
Student Member ($20 per year -- new and renewing members)
Current ISU students can join the Student Alumni Association for only $20 per year and receive many of the same great benefits, plus others specifically for students. Our popular SAA T-shirts are alone worth the price of membership.
Student Life Member ($640 for a single membership -- a 42% savings over our normal life member rate)
ISU students can join the Alumni Association as Life members and spread u-billed payments out over four years. Student Life members are automatically SAA members while still in school at no extra charge.
Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)3, self-governing organization charged with the mission of engaging the talents and resources of alumni, students, and friends in the life, work, and aspiration of Iowa State University. Our vision is to become the lifetime partner in engaging all alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University.