Alumni Membership & Benefits

As part of the CMU alumni family, you are eligible for some fantastic benefits. The Alumni Association offers benefits within the University, and also throughout the local community and beyond.  

On-Campus Benefits

Access to Diplomas, Transcripts and Membership Information

CMU Alumni are eligible for an Alumni Card

  • For these discounts, benefits, and proof of alumni status, please request an Alumni Card online here or by contacting the Alumni Association at 970.248.1525 or [email protected]. Membership to the Alumni Association is open to all CMU graduates, former students and past faculty.
  • The association does not charge membership dues, but does encourage alumni to make an annual donation to Colorado Mesa University in support of current students.

The Maverick Store

Alumni may take advantage of a 10% discount on purchases through the Maverick Store, excluding textbooks and software. To obtain the discount when purchasing online, enter "ALUMNI" in the promo field at checkout. Start Shopping Now.When making purchase in the bookstore, show your membership card to get the discount. Don't have a membership card? Drop by the Alumni Office or contact them at [email protected]

Access to Handshake

The Advising and Career Center maintains a database of job announcements that include full-time, part-time, seasonal work and internship opportunities. These announcements are available to all current students and alumni. The database allows for interactive searching by keywords such as title, employer and qualifications. Handshake is a free platform to students, alumni and employers.

Performing Arts

Purchase tickets to performing arts events at the box office to receive the senior price. You must have your alumni card to receive the discount. 

Hamilton Recreation Center Membership

Members of the Colorado Mesa University Alumni Association may purchase monthly passes directly from Hamilton Recreation Center. Please call 970.248.1592 for more information or visit the rec center website.

Tomlinson Library

To check books out of the Tomlinson Library, alumni must present an Alumni MAVcard or an Alumni Benefits Card (ABC) at the front desk. Alumni have selective access to the library and its online resources.  They are allowed to check out up to 25 items, including CDs, DVDs, multimedia, bestsellers, and Interlibrary Loan items.

CMU Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program (OP) provides quality and affordable educational and recreational outdoor experiences to all CMU students, faculty and alumni. CMU Alumni can take part in trips, clinics, and equipment rentals.  For more info, visit the Outdoor Program.

Legacy Scholarship

Children of CMU Alumni are eligible for a $1,000 annual scholarship (renewable for 4 years and can be stacked on top of other awards). For more information click here.

Off-Campus Benefits

CMU License Plates

Colorado Mesa University alumni, supporters, students and employees have a great way to show their Maverick pride. CMU license plates are available to Colorado motorists through their local clerk and recorder’s office.