Alumni Benefits and Services

Continue Your Winthrop Experience with Alumni Benefits and Services

Discover how to take advantage of alumni benefits and services available through the Winthrop Alumni Association.


Eligibility

Graduating students immediately become members of the Alumni Association upon graduation.

A student regularly enrolled at Winthrop University for at least one year who does not graduate becomes a non-graduate alumna/us, while students who completed less than a year may request to be listed as a non-graduate alumna/us with approval from the Executive Director of the Winthrop Alumni Association.

There are no annual dues or special requirements for becoming a member of the Winthrop Alumni Association. All it takes is your dedication to actively stay in touch with the university. As non-dues paying members, alumni are entitled to the following benefits and services:

Athletics
Career and Educational Services
Discounts
Gifts and Merchandise
Hotels
Insurance
Publications
University Services

 

Athletics


Eagle Club

Register for a one-year free membership to the Eagle Club, offered to all first-year alumni. Visit the Eagle Club website for more information.

Career and Educational Services


Career Services for Alumni

Receive free career development assistance, one year of free career counseling and access to professional networks. Contact the Center for Career and Civic Engagement at 803/323-2141.


Discounts


Biltmore® Estate

Enjoy discounted tickets to the Biltmore® in Asheville, N.C. Use promotional code winthropuniv. Reserve tickets at www.biltmore.com/winthropuniv or call 866/851-4661.


Gifts and Merchandise


Apparel and Gifts

Check out the selection of Winthrop Alumni apparel and gifts available at the Winthrop University Bookstore.


Jewelry

Official Winthrop Ring and PendantShow pride for your alma mater and continue the tradition of excellence you began as a student. Purchase your official Winthrop ring or pendant as a lifelong reminder of your Winthrop Experience. Shop the website for our exclusive partner, Jostens®, or call 800/854-7464.

Legacy Gifts

Receive a commemorative alumni gift when you notify the Morgan-Holcombe Alumni Center of the birth or adoption of your child.

License Tag

Winthrop University License PlateSupport Winthrop wherever you drive with a special state-issued vanity plate from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles. Winthrop receives $40 of each registration fee for scholarships.


Hotels


Hilton Garden Inn Rock Hill

Reserve a room for your next visit to the Rock Hill area. Use the 'Winthrop Family and Friends' rate at the Hilton Garden Inn located approximately five miles from campus. Book online using corporate code 1362870 to receive your discount or call 803/325-2800 and ask for the 'Winthrop Family and Friends' rate. Discounted rates based on room availability.


Insurance


Nationwide® Insurance

Exclusive discounts available to Winthrop alumni!

Nationwide® InsuranceOnly Nationwide® Insurance gives Winthrop Alumni Association members an exclusive discount on auto insurance. Plus you could save even more when you add features like Vanishing Deductible®*.
Get a free quote or call 866/633-5747.

Nationwide may make a financial contribution to this organization in return for the opportunity to market products and services to its members or customers. Products Underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies. Home Office: Columbus, Ohio 43215. Subject to underwriting guidelines, review, and approval. *Vanishing Deductible is an optional feature. Annual credits subject to eligibility requirements. Max. credit: $500. Details and availability vary by state. Products and discounts not available to all persons in all states. Nationwide, Nationwide Insurance, the Nationwide framemark, and Vanishing Deductible are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. ©2014 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

VPI ® Pet Insurance

VPI® Pet InsuranceGet peace of mind when it comes to your pet's health, plus a special 5% discount just for being a member of the Winthrop Alumni Association. Get a free, no obligation quote today!

Visit www.petinsurance.com/WinthropAlumniAssociation or call 855/454-4130.

5% yearly discount on base medical plans only, with continuous coverage.
Underwritten by Veterinary Pet Insurance Company (CA) Brea, California, National Casualty Company (all other states), Madison, Wisconsin, an A+15 rated company. Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. © 2014 Veterinary Pet Insurance Company. Nationwide Insurance is a service mark of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Publications


The Blue Line

Receive monthly issues of The Blue Line eNewsletter for alumni. Email the Morgan-Holcombe Alumni Center with your current email address to subscribe today. Be sure to add wualumni@winthrop.edu to your approved senders list.

Winthrop Magazine

Check your postal mailbox for a complimentary subscription. The magazine features stories about campus activities, alumni achievements, student and faculty work and class notes from your fellow alumni.


University Services


Campus Tours

Coming back to campus for a visit? Email the Morgan-Holcombe Alumni Center or call 800/578-6545 to schedule a complimentary campus tour.


Clinical Counseling

Take advantage of free clinical counseling, courtesy of the Richard W. Riley College of Education's Department of Counseling, Leadership and Educational Studies. For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Jordan via email or call 803/323-2456.


Dacus Library Access

The library offers resources to alumni who have legitimate research needs that can only be fulfilled by the specific resources available within Dacus Library. For access to the library, submit a Research Application Form, schedule an appointment or call 803/323-2131. Alumni may also receive borrowing privileges and access to library resources by joining Friends of Dacus Library, which helps preserve the library through financial gifts.


Email for Life

Enjoy lifetime access to a Winthrop email account. Email the Morgan-Holcombe Alumni Center or call 800/578-6545 to activate or maintain your email account.


Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

The Archives collects and preserves records relating to Winthrop University and South Carolina history, and alumni may request research access or attend special exhibits. For more information, call 803/323-2334 or email Archives to schedule an appointment.


Online Alumni Directory

Find former classmates, roommates and friends using the online alumni directory.


Transcripts

Former students can request complimentary copies of official university transcripts or view unofficial transcripts online via Wingspan. For more information, please visit our Transcript Requests page. Minimal fees may apply for non-standard delivery of official transcripts or electronic transcript requests and delivery via Parchment.


Update Your Information

Sign in to MyWinthrop to instantly update your records. You can quickly add or change personal information including names, addresses, employment, marriages and children, and submit class notes (e.g. retirement, education, awards, engagements, etc).


West Center Memberships

A limited number of alumni/family of alumni memberships are available for enrollment from the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center. Contact the West Center at 803/323-2652 or submit a completed Alumni Membership Application and Alumni Waiver.

Winthrop Alumni Association © 2014-2017
Phone: 800/578-6545
E-mail: wualumni@winthrop.edu

Morgan-Holcombe Alumni Center
206 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733, USA