Alumni Benefits

After graduation, alumni can still take advantage of many resources at Willamette. Note: some alumni benefit programs have been limited due to COVID-19.

Employee Store Pass for Columbia, Nike and Adidas

Willamette University’s Alumni and Parent Engagement office partners with Columbia Sportswear, Nike and Adidas to give alumni the chance to shop at their employee stores periodically throughout the year.  Alumni within the close proximity of these stores will receive an email with a PDF shopping pass prior to the shopping events.

If you would like to receive these passes but live outside these regions please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at 503-375-5304 or by email at

We have been able to offer passes in Portland, the Bay Area, Seattle, San Diego and Kentucky.

Mark O. Hatfield Library

At the Mark O. Hatfield Library, alumni can have:

  • Full use of the library
  • Library account
  • Checkout of books - 30 day (excluding periodicals)
  • AV/DVD/VHS - 7 day rental
  • Use of 4 terminals in library

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Dell Discounts

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  • Exclusive monthly offers
  • Best price guarantee on consumer PCs from Dell
  • Up to 30% off Dell PCs, electronics and accessories
  • Free enrollment in Dell Rewards: 3% back + free expedited shipping
  • US-Based Sales Team available to help with products and ordering

Sparks Athletic Center

Academic Listener

Willamette University’s Academic Listener Program allows non-degree-seeking students to attend regularly scheduled undergraduate classes at Willamette University in a non-credit learning environment on a space-available basis. Anyone can be an academic listener for any CAS class with faculty approval.

The form for signing up is here and the course schedule is here. The form includes all the information about the application process and cost.

Hallie Ford Museum

20% off sponsor level museum memberships (which is good for 2 people and includes free admission to over 1,000 museums across the country, all for $80)

Alumni Travel Insurance Program

Trip protection and travel medical coverage available.

Willamette Alumni Networking Tools

  • WUConnect - Network with fellow alumni professionals and offer job opportunities, career advice and mentorship to our bright and talented students.
  • LinkedIn Group - Network with thousands of Bearcats
  • SwitchboardAsk for what you need and offer what you have on this simple social networking site that is just for the Willamette community.

Estate Planning

Get help with your Estate Planning from our Office of Gift Planning.

At various stages of our lives, we all deal with different issues, financial and otherwise. These stages of life need to be taken into account when planning your gift to Willamette.

The Life Stage Gift Planner™ will help guide you through the financial strategies and possible charitable solutions to the challenges and opportunities you may be facing.

Virtual Alumni Events

WU Stream is your newest way to connect with Willamette! No matter where you are, you can join the conversation and the WU community through virtual lectures, videos, podcasts and more.

MBA for Life

The MBA for Life program enables Willamette MBA alumni to register for select courses in the Early Career / Career Change MBA or MBA for Professionals program free of charge.

Willamette University

Alumni and Parent Engagement

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-375-5304 voice
503-370-6830 fax

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